In 2Q17, Carlyle Group’s (CG) Investment Solutions division saw a YoY (year-over-year) decline in its FRE (fee-related earnings). In 2Q17, the division’s FRE stood at $5 million, compared with $6 million in 2Q16, mainly due to general and administrative expenses, compensation costs, and fundraising costs.
The division also saw a YoY decline in its ENI (economic net income) in 2Q17. In 2Q17, the division’s ENI stood at $7 million, compared with $9 million in 2Q16.
According to Carlyle’s management, this division saw fundraising that could be beneficial in the medium term. In 2Q17, the division witnessed fundraising of $1.7 billion and deployments of $1.0 billion. In 2Q17, the division’s realized proceeds stood at $2.3 billion.
In 2Q17, Carlyle’s Investment Solutions division had fee-generating AUM (assets under management) of $28.5 billion, compared with $27.2 billion in 2Q16.