The Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group L.P. (Form: 13F-HR, Received: 05/14/2018 17:30:41)

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FORM 13F COVER PAGE


Report for the Calendar Year or Quarter Ended:
03-31-2018
 
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 05-14-2018 
[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: 12 
Form 13F Information table Value Total: 2,428,288 
  (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 
028-18762  Carlyle Global Credit Investment Management L.L.C.  0001568899 

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
Centennial Resource Dev Inc Cl A 15136A102 23,999 1,307,828 SH - DFND 1 0 1,307,828 0
Enduro Rty Tr Tr Unit 29269K100 29,062 8,186,486 SH - DFND 1 0 8,186,486 0
Enviva Partners LP Com Unit 29414J107 340,169 12,414,921 SH - DFND 1 0 12,414,921 0
Fang Hldgs Ltd ADR 30711Y102 63,262 12,307,691 SH - DFND 1, 2 0 12,307,691 0
Liberty Oilfield Svsc Inc Com Cl A 53115L104 851,337 50,404,768 SH - DFND 1 0 50,404,768 0
Onesmart Intl Ed Group Ltd Sponsored Ads 68276W103 248,939 23,157,142 SH - DFND 1, 2 0 23,157,142 0
Pattern Energy Group Inc Cl A 70338P100 127,115 7,351,962 SH - DFND 1 0 7,351,962 0
Golden Ocean Group Ltd Shs New G39637205 68,986 8,677,477 SH - DFND 1 0 8,677,477 0
Sequential Brnds Group Inc N Com 81734P107 13,281 6,369,812 SH - DFND 1 0 6,369,812 0
USA Compression Partners LP Comunit Ltdpar 90290N109 424,811 25,092,196 SH - DFND 1 0 25,092,196 0
Wesco Aircraft Hldgs Inc Com 950814103 236,743 23,096,882 SH - DFND 1 0 23,096,882 0
YRC Worldwide Inc Com Par $.01 984249607 584 66,144 SH - DFND 3 0 66,144 0