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Carlyle Acquires Minority Stake In Avalon

Carlyle Group has completed the acquisition of a minority stake of Houston-based wealth adviser and asset manager Avalon Advisors.

Carlyle Group has completed the acquisition of a minority stake of Houston-based wealth adviser and asset manager Avalon Advisors. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The equity investment was made through the $1.1 billion Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners fund.

On the deal, Silver Lane Advisors served as financial adviser to Avalon, whereas the buyer was advised by Samoset Capital Group. Platform Partners, a private investment firm, will take part in the recapitalization with a significant portion of its existing stake in Avalon and continue to serve as a strategic partner.

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