SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Arpey Michael W

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
03/14/2013
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Carlyle Group L.P. [ CG ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
See Remarks
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Carlyle Holdings partnership units (1) (1) Common Units representing limited partnership interests 859,224 (1) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Pursuant to the terms of the exchange agreement and subject to certain requirements and restrictions, the partnership units of Carlyle Holdings are exchangeable for common units of The Carlyle Group L.P. on a one-for-one basis, from and after May 8, 2013.
Remarks:
Managing Director, Head of Fund Investor Relations Pursuant to Rule 16a-1(a)(4) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Reporting Person herein states that this filing shall not be deemed to be an admission that he or it is the beneficial owner of any of these interests, and disclaims beneficial ownership of such interests, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest in such interests.
/s/ Michael W. Arpey 03/14/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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