The Carlyle Group is a diversified global investment company. It operates through three segments: Corporate Private Equity, Global Credit, and Global Investment Solutions. The Corporate Private Equity segment advises its buyout, growth, real estate, and natural resources funds focusing on corporate private equity, real estate, and natural resources. The Global Credit segment specializes in distressed credit, energy credit, opportunistic credit, corporate mezzanine funds, aircraft financing and servicing, and other closed-end credit funds. The Global Investment Solutions segment is engaged in private equity fund investments, private equity co-investments, and private equity secondary investments.