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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 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 ...
Cheniere to Sell $1.5 Billion in Stock to Blackstone
Cheniere Energy Partners LP agreed to sell $1.5 billion in stock to investors affiliated with Blackstone Group LP at a discount in its continued aggressive effort to raise funds for construction of a natural-gas-export facility in Louisiana.
Blackstone unit buys Singapore property
The US buyout group owns a large office complex in Bangalore and one in Pune in contrast to the approach of many investors which have pulled back in India, blaming regulatory issues and deteriorating economic fundamentals.
Blackstone Lodges Several Hotel Moves
Blackstone Group LP, one of the world's largest hotel investors, is playing both offense and defense these days as the lodging industry slowly recovers from the downturn.
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.
Accor sells US budget chain to Blackstone
Accor, Europe's largest hotels group by number of rooms, has sold its underperforming Motel 6 chain of US budget hotels to Blackstone in a $1.9bn deal, and will use some of the net €330m cash proceeds to expand in emerging markets. The disposal ...
Carlyle flat in stock market debut
Shares of Carlyle Group LP (CG.O) ended trading almost flat on Thursday, in line with a low-key ceremony to mark its $671 million stock market debut and one day after the private equity firm had to discount its original IPO price range.
Carlyle Fails to Break the IPO Curse for PE Firms: UPDATED  Private Equity Hub (press release)
Chinese company to buy US movie theater chain AMC
A Chinese conglomerate announced Monday it will buy a major U.S. cinema chain, AMC Entertainment Holdings, for $2.6 billion in China's biggest corporate takeover in the United States to date.
Chinese company buys US movie theater chain AMC for $2.6bn in largest ever ...  Daily Mail
Gadflies gain wings in activist revolt
Blackstone's advisory group was the founding part of what is now a diversified alternative asset manager with almost $200bn under its care, and Pershing also happens to be one of the funds owned by Blackstone's funds of hedge funds business, a “top ...