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Blackstone Wins 10 Private Equity Real Estate, Private Equity International and Real Estate Capital Awards

Among others, Blackstone received the PEI North American Award for Deal of the Year for its $20 billion Thomson Reuters’ Financial & Risk Division (Refinitiv) transaction, PEI North American Award for Exit of the year for Hilton, and the PERE Award for Firm of the Year in the UK, Italy, and Spain.

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Below is a full list of the awards:


  • Large-cap firm of the year in North America
  • Deal of the year for Refinitiv
  • Exit of the year in the North America for Hilton
  • Lender of the year in North America (GSO)


  • Firm of the Year: UK
  • Firm of the Year: Spain
  • Firm of the Year: Italy
  • Capital Raise of the Year: Asia


  • High-Yield Debt Fund Lender of the Year
  • Borrower Finance Team of the Year- Fund Manager


Private Equity Real Estate (PERE), Private Equity International (PEI), and Real Estate Capital (REC) selected award winners by researching news sources (including, and to compile a list of finalists, vetting those finalists and soliciting votes from readers.  Blackstone has not investigated and does not know the makeup of voters.  A different set of voters may have achieved different results.  Blackstone does not know whether it has been rated by this or any other third party in any way that would conflict with these awards. There may be other categories for which Blackstone, its funds or its portfolio companies were nominated but not awarded. The awards may not be representative of a particular investor’s experience or the future performance of any Blackstone fund or transaction.  There is no guarantee that similar awards will be obtained by Blackstone with respect to existing or future funds or transactions.  This information is provided solely for informational purposes.  It should not be relied upon as any indication of future performance of Blackstone or any of its funds or portfolio companies.