SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 7, 2018
The Carlyle Group L.P.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On September 7, 2018, Carlyle Finance L.L.C., (the Issuer) an indirect subsidiary of The Carlyle Group L.P. (Carlyle), priced the previously announced offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of the Issuers 5.650% Senior Notes due 2048. The notes are to be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by The Carlyle Group L.P., Carlyle Holdings I L.P., Carlyle Holdings II L.P. and Carlyle Holdings III L.P. Carlyle intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes to repay outstanding indebtedness pursuant to a cash tender offer to purchase up to $250 million in aggregate principal amount of its 3.875% Senior Notes due 2023 and/or its promissory note due January 1, 2022 issued in connection with its strategic investment in NGP Energy Capital Management. The remaining proceeds, if any, will be used for general corporate purposes.
The notes were offered pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933. The notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and applicable state laws.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: September 7, 2018
|The Carlyle Group L.P.|
By: Carlyle Group Management L.L.C.,
its general partner
|By:||/s/ Curtis L. Buser|
|Name:||Curtis L. Buser|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|