* CFO Peter Nachtwey leaving
* New CFO sought, likely to be from outside Carlyle-source
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NEW YORK Dec 13 The chief financial officer of
Carlyle Group [CYL.UL] is departing and the private equity
firm, which is gearing up for a potential IPO, is undertaking a
search for a replacement.
Carlyle said on Monday that Peter Nachtwey will depart and
Managing Director Glenn Youngkin will be acting CFO until a
successor is chosen.
"Pete decided to pursue a great new opportunity for him,
which we understand will be announced soon," said Carlyle
spokesman Chris Ullman in an emailed statement. "We thank him
for his service to Carlyle and wish him continued success."
Carlyle declined to comment on where Nachtwey is going.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Nachtwey was a partner at Deloitte &
Touche, according to the company's web site. Before that, he
spent two years overseas working for a U.S. defense
A replacement for Nachtwey will likely come from outside
Carlyle, a source familiar with the situation said.
The move was earlier reported by the Financial Times.
The changeover comes as Carlyle looks toward a potential
listing. The D.C.-based private equity firm has been
considering an initial public offering for years and may file
papers to go public late next year, a source familiar with the
situation said last week.
The company would be following rival Blackstone Group LP
(BX.N), which went public in 2007, and KKR Co LP (KKR.N), which
listed on the New York Stock Exchange earlier this year. While
an IPO filing could come late next year, it is unlikely
Carlyle's stock would trade until 2012, the source said at the
(Additional reporting by Abhinav Sharma in Bangalore)
(Reporting by Megan Davies, editing by Dave Zimmerman)