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
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Senior Notes Offering
On September 7, 2018, The Carlyle Group L.P. (Carlyle) issued a press release announcing the intention of Carlyle Finance L.L.C. (the Issuer), an indirect subsidiary of Carlyle, to offer senior notes guaranteed by Carlyle, Carlyle Holdings I L.P., Carlyle Holdings II L.P. and Carlyle Holdings III L.P.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
On September 7, 2018, Carlyle issued a press release announcing that Carlyle Holdings Finance L.L.C., an indirect subsidiary of Carlyle, has commenced a tender offer to purchase for cash up to $250 million in aggregate principal amount of its 3.875% Senior Notes due 2023.
A copy of the press release, which summarizes the basic terms of Carlyle Holdings Finance L.L.C.s offer to purchase, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press release of Carlyle, dated September 7, 2018, relating to the senior notes offering.|
|Exhibit 99.2||Press release of Carlyle, dated September 7, 2018, relating to the tender offer.|
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.|
Carlyle Group Management L.L.C.,
its general partner
|By:||/s/ Curtis L. Buser|
|Name:||Curtis L. Buser|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|