The Carlyle Group Closes Majority Investment in HireVue

San Francisco – November 4, 2019 – Cooley advised The Carlyle Group on its majority investment in HireVue, provider of a comprehensive suite of AI-driven talent assessment and video interviewing solutions. Partners Eric Schwartzman, Ron Hopkinson and David Silverman led the Cooley team advising Carlyle.

Existing shareholders, including Granite Ventures, Sequoia and TCV, together with HireVue management, remain minority investors.

“We are delighted to partner with the HireVue team and to support its continued growth as it meets increasing demands for technology-driven interviewing and talent assessment capabilities," said Patrick McCarter, managing director and co-head of technology, media and telecommunications at Carlyle.

Carlyle funded the investment with capital from Carlyle Partners VII, an $18.5 billion fund that makes majority and strategic minority investments primarily in the US in targeted industries, including in technology, media and telecommunications companies. TMT is a core area of focus for Carlyle, representing more than $30 billion of invested equity since inception.

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