Thai food manufacturer Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPG.TH) is preparing a GBP2.5 billion bid for U.K.-based Birds Eye, the fish finger maker which is owned by private equity firm Permira, the Sunday Times reports.
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 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.
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 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 ...
The company has said it has lined up $500 million in financing from Citigroup Inc, and hired Blackstone Group LP and the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison to provide financial and restructuring advice.
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.