The Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group is one of the world's largest private equity firms, with 236 billion in assets, founded in 1987 by David Rubenstein, Daniel D'Aniello, William Conway Jr. It is a member of the Business Roundtable, funded by the Mellon family.


- Adena Friedman (CEO of Nasadq Inc from 2017)
- Daniel D'Aniello (PepsiCo, Marriott Corporation, American Enterprise Institute)
- David Rubenstein (Phi Beta Kappa, CFR, Smithsonian, The Economic Club of Washington, Alfalfa Club, The Giving Pledge, Brookings, WEF)
- Frank Carlucci (Knight of Malta, Office of Economic Opportunity during Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty)
- George HW Bush (S&B, Alfalfa Club)
- Glenn Youngkin (CFR)
- Greg Rosenbaum (Clinton Foundation, Center for American Progress)
- Jay Powell (jesuit, Federal Reserve),
- Joaquin Avila (jesuit, Banco Santander)
- Jonathan Colby (BlackStone Group, William Colby CIA)
- John Major (pm of UK)
- Lou Gerstner (Dartmouth, IBM)
- Norman Pearsltine (CFR, company with Barry Diller)
- Olivier Sarkozy (brother of pm France, Olsen twins)
- Randy Quarles (Federal Reserve, Mormon Church)
- Richard Burt (CFR, AB, private intelligence firm Diligence, shareholder Nathaniel Rothschild and Edward Mathias, worked for Kissinger's consulting firm, advisor for Rand Paul)
- Robert Bakish (Booz Allen)
- Stephen Orlins (committee US-China)
- William Conway (Dartmouth)
- William Kennard (Hollywood High School, US ambassador to European Union, AT&T, Ford, The NY Times)

The Carlyle Group has become a conspiracy cliché. Michael Moore used The Carlyle Group in his film Fahrenheit 911. Dan Brody wrote The Iron Triangle Inside the Carlyle Group (with all seeing eye).

the Financial System