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Blackstone Moves Into Motel 6
Since the bust, the firm has been an aggressive hotel buyer. Last year it was part of an investor group that purchased the hotel chain Extended Stay Inc. out of bankruptcy.
Calpers commits $500 million to Blackstone separate account
SAN FRANCISCO Calpers, the biggest U.S. public pension fund, will commit $500 million to a managed account overseen by Blackstone Group LP (BX.N), the world's largest private equity firm, according to details provided by the fund to Reuters on ...
Blackstone unit buys Singapore property
Blackstone's property arm has bought its first real estate in Singapore in a S$220m (US$177m) deal, taking advantage of the pressure on some cash-strapped European financial institutions to sell assets both within and outside their home markets.
Blackstone to buy sprawling London estate
Blackstone has been one of the most active forces in the European property market in the past year. In December, Blackstone agreed a deal that saw it take control of �1.4bn worth of underperforming loans from Royal Bank of Scotland. The group it also ...
Blackstone Bets $1.5B On Cheniere's LNG Export Plans
Law360, New York (May 15, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- The Blackstone Group LP will buy $1.5 billion in stock units at a discount from Cheniere Energy Partners LP, locking in the final piece of financing for Cheniere's plans to export U.S.
Cheniere to Sell $1.5 Billion in Stock to Blackstone
Cheniere Energy Partners CQP 0.39 % LP agreed to sell $1.5 billion in stock to investors affiliated with Blackstone Group BX -0.67 % LP at a discount in its continued aggressive effort to raise funds for construction of a natural-gas-export facility in ...
Accor sells US budget chain to Blackstone
He spoke on the day the group's €195m acquisition of Mirvac, the chain of 48 hotels in Australia and New Zealand, closed.
Some LPs Play Both Sides Of Apollo, Blackstone
Both pension funds appear to have been LPs and shareholders with Blackstone Group. A spokesman for Invesco confirmed that the firm, through its private equity group, has been an LP in at least one Blackstone Group fund, although not a recent vintage.
Patriot Coal Says It's Working With Blackstone
NEW YORK— Patriot Coal Corp. said it is working with private-equity firm Blackstone Group LP on continuing refinancing plans.
White Splits Blackstone's GSO Capital Partners to Launch Own Shop
Tim White is leaving GSO Capital Partners, the Blackstone Group's credit investment unit, to form his own middle market PE firm, sources say.