Carlyle nabs Aussie FIRB head as advisor

The firm hires Brian Wilson as an advisor to its Asia buyout team.

Carlyle nabs Aussie FIRB head as advisor

The Carlyle Group has hired the chairman of Australia’s foreign investment review board as a senior adviser, underscoring the importance of political connections after the board blocked two bids for AusGrid.

The US-listed private equity firm has recruited Brian Wilson as a senior advisor to its Asia buyout team. He started on Monday, joining the group’s 30-strong team of senior business executives who have been hired as consultants. He will remain based...

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