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International Arena Series:

David Marchick
Managing Dir. & Global HeaD Ext. Affairs, The Carlyle Group

Nov. 2, 2010, 12-1 p.m.

The Globalization of Private Equity, Stoneman Classroom


Mr. Marchick offered his thoughts on the future prospects for the private equity industry, including the role of emerging markets, the evolution of oversight and regulations worldwide, and the challenges that private equity firms will face as they become diversified, global organizations.

Dartmouth_Presentation_David_Marchick_November_2010 (pdf)

  PowerPoint presentation posted with the permission of David Marchick

Tuck student Ambrose Usih T'11 interviewed Mr. Marchick:

Tuck student Kevin Su T'11 interviewed Jiyuan Sun, the Managing Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs in China for The Carlyle Group:


David M. Marchick serves as Managing Director and Global Head of Regulatory Affairs for The Carlyle Group. In this newly created position, which reports to Carlyle’s Co-Founders, Mr. Marchick will provide government affairs, regulatory and strategic advice to Carlyle's fund managers on a global basis. He focuses on issues relating to the private equity sector globally as well as regulatory and government-related issues that arise for Carlyle portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Marchick was a partner and Vice-Chair of the international practice group at Covington & Burling. He is an expert on foreign investment issues and has advised on a number of significant recent foreign acquisitions of U.S. companies.

Mr. Marchick is the co-author of the book “U.S. National Security and Foreign Direct Investment” (Institute for International Economics, May 2006), has authored numerous articles in major business and trade publications such as the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and Far Eastern Economic Review, and frequently testifies before Congress.

Prior to joining Covington & Burling in 2002, Mr. Marchick worked on then-Governor Clinton’s 1992 campaign and served in four departments – the White House, USTR and Departments of State and Commerce – over seven years in the Clinton Administration. Among other positions, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and while at the White House, helped coordinate the Administration’s efforts to secure passage of NAFTA and the creation of the World Trade Organization. Mr. Marchick earned his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, his M.A. from the University of Texas and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego.