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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 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, the US private equity group, has bolstered its position in the high-end commercial property market by agreeing to buy a sprawling estate of offices and shops in the City of London.
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 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.
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 ...
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.
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
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.
Michaels Stores net jumps on crafts sales, margins
In March, the company filed for an initial public offering, looking to return to the public market six years after a group led by private-equity firms Bain Capital Partners LLC and Blackstone Group LP (BX) bought it for around $6 billion. Less than a ...