Mathew Feldman joined The Carlyle Group as a managing director on its credit opportunities team, said spokesman Randall Whitestone.
Mr. Feldman is based in New York and reports to Alex Popov, head of credit opportunities.
In the new position, Mr. Feldman, who started Sept. 5, will be part of the team that invests in corporate debt, as well as in both real estate projects and companies.
He had been a senior member of the special situations group at hedge fund Davidson Kempner Capital Management. Spokesman Scott Tagliarino said the company is declining to comment on a replacement.