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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 Counters Fee Pressure Via Custom Pension Deals  Bloomberg
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.
Motel 6 Chain to Be Sold to Blackstone for $1.9 Billion
Blackstone Group LP, the New York-based private-equity firm that manages $48 billion in real estate assets, agreed to buy the Motel 6 lodging chain from Accor SA for $1.9 billion, adding to its hospitality holdings.
Carrollton-based Motel 6 sold for $1.9B to Blackstone
Blackstone Bets $1.5B On Cheniere's LNG Export Plans
Law360, New York (May 15, 2012, 4:44 PM ET) -- 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.
Blackstone Said to Sell London Student Halls for $670 Million
Blackstone Group LP, Europe's biggest buyer of real estate in the past year, agreed to sell three central London student residences to Round Hill Capital LLC for about 415 million pounds ($670 million), according to four people with knowledge of the ...
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.
Carlyle in Line to Benefit as Citigroup Expands Model
Citigroup Inc., one of the lead underwriters on Carlyle Group LP's initial public offering, expanded the way it values managers of hedge funds and private equity, a change made before the IPO that may make the Washington-based firm's shares more ...
Carlyle flat in stock market debut  Reuters
Carlyle Group Skips Anita Ward's Advice, Doesn't Ring Bell  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Chinese company to buy US movie theater chain AMC
It ranks behind investments by Beijing's sovereign wealth fund, the China Investment Corp., of $5 billion for a minority stake in Morgan Stanley and $3 billion in Blackstone Group LP, both in 2007. Chinese companies had invested $34.8 billion in the ...
Chinese company buys US movie theater chain AMC for $2.6bn in largest ever ...  Daily Mail
Earnings in Private Equity Aren't a Simple Matter
"This is a really important topic as the metrics continue to evolve across our industry," Scott Nuttall, head of KKR's global capital and asset management group, told investors last month during a conference call to discuss the firm's first-quarter ...
Chinese Food Company Eats English Breakfast
Plans to buy British snack maker United Biscuits (Holdings) Ltd. from Blackstone Group LP and PAI Partners SAS fell apart at the end of 2010 when Bright Food turned its focus to U.S.