Associate VP, Transaction Structuring
Carlyle Investment Management, LLC

Washington, District of Columbia

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Position Summary

Carlyle is seeking an Associate Vice President to lead transaction structuring and execution workstreams across the Asia Corporate Private Equity portfolio (covering buyout and growth strategies).

This role will be primarily responsible for: leading transaction structuring in coordination with the Asia tax segment lead, Legal team and external tax/legal advisors; building relationships with the Asia investment teams and other stakeholders and supporting them on transaction execution; and enhancing the operational rigor around the transaction execution process.

This individual will serve as a risk-management voice to Fund Management leadership-while ensuring we are delivering on the objectives of successfully executing on all aspects of a transaction.
We are looking for a unique collection of skills: an excellent executor with strong structuring, legal and tax experience; a self-starter with superb project management, organization, and relationship-building skills; and an insightful, risk-management focused leader.

Key Duties/Responsibilities

  • Transaction Execution:
    • Lead transaction workstreams for the Asia Fund Management team-and lead the closings of new investments, portfolio activity (dividends, recaps), and dispositions.
    • Coordinate with various stakeholders to ensure efficient and successful transaction execution (e.g. Carlyle's Global Transaction Management, Tax, Legal, and ESG teams as well as external tax and legal advisors).
    • Work closely across the FM to oversee funding execution-including FX transactions for non-USD investments as well as coordination with Carlyle's payment operations team and administrators.
    • Maintain awareness of important market & policy developments.
  • Risk-management:
    • Identify potential areas of transaction, legal and tax risks; collaborate with FM leadership and relevant stakeholders to assess and manage.
    • Liaise with legal advisors, internal stakeholders, and overseas administrators to manage corporate governance matters.
    • Monitor transaction-related financing covenants to ensure compliance with applicable thresholds and manage timely reporting to external parties.
  • Project and Organizational Management:
    • Design procedures and tools to enhance operational rigor and efficiency across the transaction execution process.
    • Build, implement, and manage a best-in-class transaction document repository, complete with financial, tax, and legal documentation.


  • Bachelor's Dedgree required
  • 6-8 years of work experience in one or more of the following functions: legal, accounting or tax.
  • A strong mastery of complex legal entity structures and corporate governance.
  • Exceptional ability to quickly digest information about unfamiliar topics and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to build trusted relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Company Information

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global investment firm with $325 billion of assets under management and more than half of the AUM managed by women, across 498 investment vehicles as of March 31, 2022. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world's largest and most successful investment firms, with nearly 1,900 professionals operating in 26 offices in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. Carlyle places an emphasis on development, retention and inclusion as supported by our internal processes and seven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, which range from public and private pension funds to wealthy individuals and families to sovereign wealth funds, unions and corporations. Carlyle invests across three segments - Global Private Equity, Global Credit and Investment Solutions - and has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation.At Carlyle, we know that diverse teams perform better, so we seek to create a community where we continually exchange insights, embrace different perspectives and leverage diversity as a competitive advantage. That is why we are committed to growing and cultivating teams that include people with a variety of perspectives, people who provide unique lenses through which to view potential deals, support and run our business. As our Chief Executive Officer, Kewsong Lee, stated, "We seek to attract individuals from a broad set of backgrounds and experiences because we know that diverse teams ask better questions and inclusive teams find better answers. Our diverse and inclusive community makes us better partners and ultimately, helps us to build better."

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