The Carlyle Group Releases Latest in ValuCast Audio Podcast Series

Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:00am EDT

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The Carlyle Group Releases Latest in ValuCast Audio Podcast Series

Japanese Fund Heads Discuss Positive Impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Opportunities and Developments in the Japanese Economy

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), today released the latest in its ValuCast audio podcast series, featuring Director of Research, Dr. Jason Thomas discussing the latest opportunities and developments in the Japanese economy with Tamotsu Adachi and Kazuhiro Yamada, Co-Heads of Carlyle Japan Partners.

Thomas discusses the content of “Abenomics,” the economic reflation agenda of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and inquires about how these policies are impacting business activity. Adachi-san and Yamada-san describe the optimism that exists throughout Japan and the government’s strong commitment to strengthening economic conditions.

Adachi-san and Yamada-san emphasize that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is critical for Japan's competitiveness. With buy-in from Prime Minister Abe, both men agree that this will have a positive impact on foreign investment, increase employment and foster sustainability in Japan’s export business.

Carlyle ValuCast podcasts are available on the Market Commentary section of To subscribe to the ValuCast series, visit iTunes or Carlyle’s Alerts and Subscriptions page.

About The Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $176 billion of assets under management across 114 funds and 76 fund of funds vehicles as of March 31, 2013. Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. Carlyle invests across four segments – Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Market Strategies and Solutions – in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. Carlyle has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs more than 1,400 people in 34 offices across six continents.


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