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Calpers commits $500 million to Blackstone separate account
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - 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 ...
Blackstone Counters Fee Pressure Via Custom Pension Deals  Bloomberg
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Blackstone Moves Into Motel 6
Bradley Burwell, a hotel analyst at CBRE Group's hotel consulting business, says the performance of the economy-segment hotels has lagged behind that of hotels at other price points.
Motel 6 chain to be sold for US$1.9-billion  National Post
Motel 6 Sold to Blackstone for $1.9B  Blue MauMau
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Raining on your benefits parade
Jeff J. Mitchell/Reuters filesMark Halpern, of, says you can think of a job with benefits as someone handing you an umbrella to cover against risk, but as soon as you leave, they take the umbrella.
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CP proxy battle win not a 'slam dunk,' but shareholder support encouraging ...
Mr. Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. has been seeking to replace CP's current chief executive Fred Green with Hunter Harrison, the former CEO of rival Canadian National Railway Co.
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Planning for life after 100
The group's dominance of the workforce is already showing. For the first time there were more people aged 55 to 64 than aged 15 to 24 in the labour force.
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Personal Finance this weekend
FotoliaHow much is your fridge - and your time - worth? Dusty Wallet columnist Garry Marr faced that question when he pursued a warranty battle for his broken Sub Zero refrigerator.
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Cheniere to Sell $1.5 Billion in Stock to Blackstone
Cheniere Energy Partners CQP -0.16 % LP agreed to sell $1.5 billion in stock to investors affiliated with Blackstone Group BX 1.02 % LP at a discount in its continued aggressive effort to raise funds for construction of a natural-gas-export facility in ...
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Accor Sells Motel 6 To Blackstone For $1.9 Billion
French hotel giant Accor SA (Paris: AC) said Tuesday it will sell its underperforming Motel 6 U.S. budget hotel business to asset manager Blackstone Group LP for $1.9 billion, as part of an effort to cut debt and shift focus from the U.S. to fast ...
Accor sells North American motels chains to Blackstone  The Deal Pipeline
Accor to Sell Motel 6 to Blackstone for $1.9 Billion  New York Times (blog)
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Investor group critical of 'unfair' access to company documents
The Canadian Foundation for the Advancement of Investor Rights has some harsh words for regulators that have done little to address an issue of uneven access to company documents.
Coal fights to keep crown as power mainstay
Industry executives and employees have already spent more on political donations than they did in 2008, the last presidential election year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a Washington-based group that tracks lobbying and campaign ...
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