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): December 31, 2017
The Carlyle Group L.P.
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On December 31, 2017, Edward Mathias resigned as a member of the Board of Directors (the Board) of Carlyle Group Management L.L.C., the general partner (the General Partner) of The Carlyle Group L.P. (the Partnership and, together with the General Partner, Carlyle) effective immediately. Mr. Mathias had served as a member of the Board since the Partnerships initial public offering in May 2012. Mr. Mathias continues to serve as a Managing Director of Carlyle.
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.
|THE CARLYLE GROUP L.P.|
|By:||Carlyle Group Management L.L.C., its general partner|
/s/ Jeffrey W. Ferguson
|Name:||Jeffrey W. Ferguson|
Date: January 2, 2018