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Blackstone Makes Foray Into Houses for Rent: Mortgages
Blackstone Group LP, the biggest buyer of U.S. commercial real estate since prices bottomed, is jumping into residential property as housing recovers.
Blackstone Said to Join With Ex-AIA Head in ING Asia Bid
Blackstone Group LP is teaming up with Mark Wilson, the former head of AIA Group Ltd., and other investors in a bid for ING Groep NV's Asian insurance business, said two people with knowledge of the matter.
Blackstone's Studzinski to Give Tate $1.57 Million More
John Studzinski, senior managing director of Blackstone Group LP and a benefactor of Tate Modern, said he's giving the London museum another 1 million pounds ($1.57 million) to help pay for its new wing.
China Invests $500 Million in Blackstone Fund
BEIJING—China's currency-reserves manager has committed $500 million to a real-estate private-equity fund managed by Blackstone Group LP, according to people familiar with the matter, as China seeks to diversify its mammoth foreign-exchange holdings ...
Blackstone starts advisory business in Germany
FRANKFURT, July 2 Buyout firm Blackstone Group LP has expanded its business in Germany with an investment banking advisory office, seeking to tap into a wave of restructuring deals, said John Studzinski, global head of Blackstone Advisory Partners.
BlackRock to compete with Blackstone in direct PE
BlackRock Alternative Investors's $110 billion in assets as of March 31 placed it among the world's largest alternative managers, a category now dominated by the likes of Blackstone, Carlyle Group LP (CG) and Bridgewater Associates. While huge in size ...
One Of The World's Biggest Commercial Real Estate Investors Is Preparing To Sell
In 2011, real estate contributed $1 billion toward the private-equity firm's $1.6 billion in pretax economic net income, a measure of profitability, according to securities filings... Now, even as it continues to buy, Blackstone is poised to be among ...
Real Estate News: Blackstone to Shed Office Empire  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Blackstone preps to sell office portfolio concentrated in Boston (blog)
BRICs priced for economic meltdown
“The emerging markets are a place to be,” Byron Wien, the vice chairman of Blackstone Group LP's advisory services unit, said in a June 26 interview on Bloomberg Radio in New York.
Labco Said Set for Sale by 3i as Blackstone Circles Firm
Labco SAS, a medical-diagnostics company whose investors include 3i Group Plc, is seeking buyers after it was approached by private equity firms including Blackstone Group LP, said people with knowledge with the situation. 3i, Britain's oldest private ...
Blackstone Second-Quarter Profit Drops 74% as Fees Fall
Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest private-equity firm, said second-quarter profit fell 74 percent as market swings hurt the value of its holdings.