It looks like Carlyle Group's planned acquisition of TCW Group from Societe Generale will not be sidetracked by an arbitration case filed by former TCW unit, EIG Global Energy Partners, had sought to block the sale.

Morningstar reports that after separating from TCW in December 2010, EIG retained its interest in a joint venture with TCW responsible for running a $4 billion energy investment fund. When the proposed TCW takeover was announced in August, EIG filed a suit to block the transaction alleging that Carlyle, which also runs its own energy funds, will have access to otherwise sensitive and proprietary information about EIG's portfolio of investments.

Subscribe Now

Access to premium content including in-depth coverage of mutual funds, hedge funds, 401(K)s, 529 plans, and more.

3-Week Free Trial

Insight and analysis into the management, marketing, operations and technology of the asset management industry.