NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) and The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) announced today that Carlyle completed its acquisition of a 19.9% stake in Fortitude Group Holdings, LLC, whose group companies operate as Fortitude Re (formerly DSA Re). The transaction was first announced on August 1, 2018, and closed following receipt of regulatory approvals and satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.
Fortitude Re’s new name represents the company’s focus on and expertise in managing long-dated, complex risks. Fortitude Re has also launched its website, http://www.Fortitude-re.com, which provides more information about the organization and its leadership.
James Bracken, Chief Executive Officer of Fortitude Re, said, “We are hard at work building Fortitude Re for long-term success. The closing of Carlyle’s investment and brand launch are two key milestones on that journey.”
Brian Schreiber, Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners, said, “We look forward to working with our partners at AIG and Fortitude Re to grow the business and extend Carlyle’s asset management platform.”
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The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $212 billion of assets under management across 339 investment vehicles as of September 30, 2018. 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 Credit and Investment 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, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs more than 1,625 people in 31 offices across six continents.
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