The Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group L.P. (Form: 13F-HR, Received: 08/10/2016 17:30:13)

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FORM 13F
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FORM 13F COVER PAGE


Report for the Calendar Year or Quarter Ended:
06-30-2016
 
Check here if Amendment:      Amendment Number:
 
This Amendment (Check only one.):      is a restatement.
       adds new holdings entries.

Institutional Investment Manager Filing this Report:

Name: Carlyle Group L.P. 
Address: C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP 
  1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W. 
  WASHINGTON  DC  20004 

Form 13F File Number:   028-15025 


The institutional investment manager filing this report and the person by whom it is signed hereby represent that the person signing the report is authorized to submit it, that all information contained herein is true, correct and complete, and that it is understood that all required items, statements, schedules, lists, and tables, are considered integral parts of this form.

Person Signing this Report on Behalf of Reporting Manager:

Name: Jeffrey W. Ferguson 
Title: General Counsel 
Phone: 202-729-5626 

Signature, Place, and Date of Signing:

/s/ Jeffrey W. Ferguson  Washington,  DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 08-10-2016 
[Signature] [City, State] [Date]

Do you wish to provide information pursuant to Special Instruction 5?    X  Yes            No

Additional Information

Explanatory Note 1: The Carlyle Group L.P. is managed by its general partner, Carlyle Group Management L.L.C., which is managed by a board of directors that is appointed by Carlyle's senior professionals. Explanatory Note 2: AlpInvest Partners B.V. is an indirectly wholly owned investment adviser of The Carlyle Group L.P. However, The Carlyle Group L.P. does not participate in any investment decision-making of AlpInvest Partners B.V.

Report Type (Check only one.):

      13F HOLDINGS REPORT. (Check here if all holdings of this reporting manager are reported in this report.)

      13F NOTICE. (Check here if no holdings reported are in this report, and all holdings are reported by other reporting manager(s).)

X  13F COMBINATION REPORT. (Check here if a portion of the holdings for this reporting manager are reported in this report and a portion are reported by other reporting manager(s).)


List of Other Managers Reporting for this Manager
[If there are no entries in this list, omit this section.]

Form 13F File Number Name
028-15646  AlpInvest Partners B.V. 

Form 13F Summary Page

Report Summary:

Number of Other Included Managers:
Form 13F Information table Entry Total: 28 
Form 13F Information table Value Total: 5,748,315 
  (thousands)

List of Other Included Managers:

Provide a numbered list of the name(s) and Form 13F number(s) of all institutional investement managers with respect to which this report is filed, other than the manager filing this report.

   No. Form 13F File Number Name CIK
028-12429  Carlyle Investment Management LLC  0001354120 
028-15024  CIM Global, L.L.C.  0001555793 

FORM 13F INFORMATION TABLE

COLUMN 1 COLUMN 2 COLUMN 3 COLUMN 4 COLUMN 5 COLUMN 6 COLUMN 7 COLUMN 8
NAME OF ISSUER TITLE OF CLASS CUSIP VALUE
(x$1000)
SHRS OR
PRN AMT
SH /
PRN
PUT /
CALL
INVESTMENT
DISCRETION
OTHER
MANAGER
VOTING AUTHORITY
SOLE SHARED NONE
Alcoa Inc Com 013817101 5,209 561,966 SH - DFND 1 0 561,966 0
Atlas Resource Partners LP Com Unt Ltd Pr 04941A101 4,101 7,593,800 SH - DFND 1 0 7,593,800 0
Axalta Coating Sys Ltd Com G0750C108 847,186 31,933,119 SH - DFND 1 0 31,933,119 0
Axalta Coating Sys Ltd Com G0750C108 257,046 9,688,877 SH - DFND 1,2 0 9,688,877 0
Booz Allen Hamilton Hldg Cor Cl A 099502106 473,926 15,989,419 SH - DFND 1 0 15,989,419 0
China Recycling Energy Corp Com 168913101 892 394,800 SH - DFND 1, 2 0 394,800 0
Cobalt Intl Energy Inc Com 19075F106 46,663 34,822,878 SH - DFND 1 0 34,822,878 0
CommScope Hldg Co Inc Com 20337X109 879,287 28,336,667 SH - DFND 1 0 28,336,667 0
CommScope Hldg Co Inc Com 20337X109 399,676 12,880,303 SH - DFND 1, 2 0 12,880,303 0
CommunityOne Bancorp Com 20416Q108 72,963 5,772,376 SH - DFND 1 0 5,772,376 0
Concord Med Svcs Hldgs Ltd Spon ADR Cl A 206277105 16,794 4,362,117 SH - DFND 1, 2 0 4,362,117 0
Enduro Rty Tr Tr Unit 29269K100 31,906 8,600,000 SH - DFND 1 0 8,600,000 0
Enviva Partners LP Com Unit 29414J107 301,622 13,252,299 SH - DFND 1 0 13,252,299 0
Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc Com New 409321502 75,893 42,398,583 SH - DFND 1 0 42,398,583 0
INC Resh Hldgs Inc Cl A 45329R109 3,676 96,419 SH - DFND 1 0 96,419 0
Masonite Intl Corp New Com 575385109 17,374 262,688 SH - DFND 1 0 262,688 0
Multi Packaging Solutions In Com G6331W109 282,527 21,163,072 SH - DFND 1 0 21,163,072 0
Niska Gas Storage Partners L Unit Ltd Liabi 654678101 85,950 20,464,250 SH - DFND 1 0 20,464,250 0
NXP Semiconductors N V Com N6596X109 349,952 4,461,853 SH - DFND 1 0 4,461,853 0
NXP Semiconductors N V Com N6596X109 151,394 1,932,525 SH - DFND 1, 2 0 1,932,525 0
Pattern Energy Group Inc Cl A 70338P100 389,630 16,962,546 SH - DFND 1 0 16,962,546 0
Sequential Brnds Group Inc N Com New 81734P107 50,831 6,369,812 SH - DFND 1 0 6,369,812 0
SouFun Hldgs Ltd ADR 836034108 61,908 12,307,691 SH - DFND 1 0 12,307,691 0
Superior Energy Svcs Inc Com 868157108 16,844 914,934 SH - DFND 1 0 914,934 0
Talen Energy Corp Com 87422J105 264,431 19,515,173 SH - DFND 1 0 19,515,173 0
USA Compression Partners LP Comunit Ltdpar 90290N109 341,993 23,328,314 SH - DFND 1 0 23,328,314 0
Weatherford Intl Plc Ord Shs G48833100 5,550 1,000,000 SH - DFND 1 0 1,000,000 0
Wesco Aircraft Hldgs Inc Com 950814103 313,091 23,330,184 SH - DFND 1 0 23,330,184 0