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**News Release 23/11/2015**

Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Invests in Abtran, an Irish Business Process Management Company

Carlyle Cardinal Ireland joins management to support future growth of the business. Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI) today announced that it has finalised the terms of an investment in Abtran, a provider of Business Process Management (BPM) services in Ireland. Abtran is one of Ireland’s largest providers of customer and business process management services, employing over 2,000 people in Cork and Dublin. John Dolan, Managing Director, Cardinal Capital Group said, “This is CCI’s fifth investment in fast-growing Irish companies in the last two years, reflecting the significant growth opportunities in the Irish market. The Abtran team have exciting plans for the development of the business in the medium term and using CCI’s network and resources we look forward to working with management to accelerate those growth plans.”

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Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Fund

The Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Fund (CCI) is a joint venture between Cardinal and the Carlyle Group to invest in growing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and mid-market businesses in Ireland..

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Cardinal is a direct investor in the Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Fund and the WLR Cardinal Mezzanine Fund. In addition, Cardinal may direct own funds capital to transactions falling outside the remit of these two funds.

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