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  • Blackstone Announces Acquisition of the Windsor Atlantica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

    March 20, 2017. New York, NY. Blackstone today announced that funds managed by its real estate business have agreed to acquire the Windsor Atlantica Hotel on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As part of the transaction, Blackstone has signed a management agreement with Hilton for this asset and following a period of transition plans to convert the hotel to the “Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana”.

  • SXSW Wrap-up: A First-person Report from Blackstone’s CTO Bill Murphy

    Bill Murphy traveled to the South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) last week to moderate a panel on the importance of building and leveraging networks to support college entrepreneurs, drawing upon insights from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s program, Blackstone LaunchPad.