Carlyle Group is an asset management firm. Co.'s Corporate Private Equity segment advises its buyout and middle market and growth capital funds. Co.'s Real Assets segment advises its active carry funds focused on real estate, energy and infrastructure. Co.'s Global Credit segment advises a group of funds that pursue investment strategies that span the credit spectrum of liquid credit, illiquid credit, and real assets credit. Co.'s Investment Solutions segment provides investment opportunities and resources for its investors and clients to build private equity and real estate portfolios through fund of funds, secondary purchases of existing portfolios and managed co-investment programs.