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Eric Kump
Head of Africa Fund and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group


Eric J. Kump is a Managing Director and Partner. He is Head of the Carlyle Sub Sahara Africa Fund and an advisor of the Carlyle European Partners investment committee. He is based in London.

Eric Kump has more than 20 years of private equity experience spanning four continents and numerous sectors.

Prior to joining Carlyle European Partners in 2010 , Mr. Kump was a Managing Director and Head of the European Private Equity team of Dubai International Capital (DIC). Prior to that, he was a Managing Director with Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity (MLGPE) where he was a member of the global investment committee.

Mr. Kump is on the Board of Directors of MPS, TiAuto Investments and J&J.

Mr. Kump received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and he received a B.A. in finance and accounting from Pace.

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