Carlyle Taps Savino As Head of U.S. Markets

Dec 19 2017 | 11:25pm ET

Global alternative investment manager Carlyle Group has named former BlackRock executive Matthew Savino as head of U.S. markets within its global capital markets team.

In his new role, Savino will work with Carlyle’s U.S.-based corporate private equity teams on publicly syndicated and privately placed loan, bond and equity offerings for existing portfolio companies and new acquisitions, the company said in a statement. He will be based in New York.

Before joining Carlyle, Savino was global head of alternatives sourcing for BlackRock, and was previously co-head of global capital markets there. Prior to BlackRock, he was an investment banker in the leveraged finance groups at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers, and began his career as an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP.

Founded in 1987 by David Rubenstein, Bill Conway and Dan D’Aniello, Carlyle has $174 billion of assets under management across 306 investment vehicles as of September 30, 2017, including global corporate private equity, real assets, global market strategies and investment solutions opportunities. The company has expertise in various industries, including aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation. 

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