What We Do
Blackstone is a leading global investment business investing capital on behalf of pension funds, large institutions and individuals. Our mission is to create long-term value for our investors through the careful stewardship of their capital. We invest across the alternative asset classes in private equity, real estate, credit and hedge funds as well as in infrastructure, life sciences, insurance and growth equity. Our efforts and capital grow hundreds of companies and support local economies.
Note: All figures as of December 31, 2022, unless otherwise indicated.
Blackstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Results
Update from Jon Gray: Alternatives for All Weather
“Alternatives are not just for a good-weather environment. In fact, if you look over time at our firm, some of the best investments we’ve made have been during times of dislocation.” Blackstone President Jon Gray discusses inflation, the impact of rising rates, and how turbulent markets have created opportunities in recent months.
Behind the Deal: Blackstone’s Investment in Esdec Solar Group
Juergen Pinker, Bilal Khan and Amisha Parekh share a behind-the-scenes look at our investment in Esdec, a leading provider of rooftop solar mounting installations.
Behind the Deal: American Campus Communities
This $12.8 billion public-to-private acquisition of the largest owner, manager and developer of student housing in the U.S. by Blackstone’s perpetual capital vehicles, including Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT), highlights one of our firm’s highest conviction investment themes.
Blackstone Expands Leadership Team in Growing Private Credit Business
Brad Marshall, who has been leading the firm’s direct lending efforts for nearly 17 years, has been promoted to Global Head of Private Credit Strategies (PCS), adding to his role as Chairman and co-CEO of the firm’s two business development companies (BDCs), Blackstone Private Credit Fund (BCRED) and Blackstone Secured Lending Fund (NYSE: BXSL). Jonathan Bock, formerly the CEO of Barings BDC and a top ranked Equity Analyst at Wells Fargo, has joined the firm to serve alongside Brad as Co-CEO of the firm’s BDCs.
Blackstone Strategic Partners Closes Record Private Equity Secondary Funds at $25 Billion
Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced the final close of its latest global secondaries strategy, Strategic Partners IX, and inaugural GP-led continuation fund strategy, Strategic Partners GP Solutions (together with their related committed program vehicles, “SP IX” and “SP GPS” respectively). SP IX has total commitments of $22.2 billion and SP GPS has total commitments of $2.7 billion. SP IX is the world’s largest dedicated secondaries fund raised to-date.
One-on-One with Jennifer Morgan: Leading Through Transition
Blackstone’s Portfolio Operations team works with over 250 portfolio companies employing more than 700,000 people around the world. As inflation and economic uncertainty persist into 2023, Jennifer Morgan, Global Head of Portfolio Operations, discusses what’s on the minds of our portfolio company CEOs and which tools they need to succeed in this environment.