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Blackstone to Shed Office Empire
Blackstone has begun pruning the office portfolio with an eye toward readying it for an exit that could come as early as next year, according to people with knowledge of the process.
One Of The World's Biggest Commercial Real Estate Investors Is Preparing ...  Business Insider
Joe Baratta to Head Global Private Equity For Blackstone
Over the years, Joe has led some of Blackstone's largest and most successful investments, both in Europe and the United States.
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 ...
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 BX 0.42 % LP, according to people familiar with the matter, as China seeks to diversify its mammoth ...
JPMorgan-Led Bank Group Said to Plan $1 Billion Motel 6 Deal
A trio of banks led by JPMorgan Chase & Co. are planning about $1 billion of bonds tied to Blackstone Group LP's acquisition of the Motel 6 lodging chain, according to three people familiar with the offering.
Washington Mutual plans to come back to life
The remnants of Washington Mutual Inc, the biggest U.S. bank to fail, has hired Blackstone Group LP (BX.N) to advise it on how to grow -- possibly in a business other than banking.
Study in How Not to Keep a Deal Secret
Leaks aren't uncommon in the chatty world of deals. But one CEO's comments may have taken the concept to a new level. On an analyst conference call last November, the chief executive of an Irish pharmaceutical-services company said a rival was on the ...
Banks Get Pressed on Beirut
UANI has sent letters to private-equity firm Blackstone Group BX -0.38 % LP, mutual-fund firm Fidelity Investments, international bank HSBC Holdings PLC, and Germany's DekaBank Group in recent months to lobby them to unload their Lebanese holdings.
Restructuring specialists staff up
Similarly, Martin Gudgeon, head of European restructuring at Blackstone, does not expect a “tidal wave of restructurings”, but expected activity to grow at a healthy clip.
Carlyle Bets Big on US Energy
Last year PBF Energy, backed by private-equity firms Blackstone Group BX -0.58 % LP and First Reserve Corp., reopened the Delaware City Refinery after previous owner Valero Energy Corp.