Mar 02, 2017

Blackstone Wins 13 Private Equity International Awards

We are excited to announce that for 2016 Blackstone has won 13 awards across the Private Equity International publications, including Private Equity International (PEI), Private Equity Real Estate (PERE), Private Debt Investor, and Real Estate Capital.

The full list of PEI awards Blackstone received and links to the announcements are included below: 

Private Equity International
Large Cap Firm of the Year, North America
Secondaries Firm of the Year in the Americas

PERE
Firm of the Year, Global
Deal of the Year, Global 
Industry Figure of the Year, Jonathan Gray
Firm of the Year, North America
Deal of the Year, North America
Firm of the Year, Europe
Deal of the Year, Europe
Firm of the Year, Germany
Firm of the Year, Australia

Private Debt Investor
Real Estate Debt Manager of the Year

RE Capital
European Private Equity Finance Team of the Year 

BLACKSTONE WAS SELECTED TO BE ON A SHORT LIST OF NOMINEES FOR THE AWARDS REFERENCED ABOVE BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD OF PRIVATE EQUITY INTERNATIONAL, PERE, PRIVATE DEBT INVESTOR, AND REAL ESTATE CAPITAL AND WAS SELECTED AS THE WINNER OF THE AWARDS THROUGH A VOTING PROCESS BY READERS OF PRIVATE EQUITY INTERNATIONAL, PERE, PRIVATE DEBT INVESTOR, AND REAL ESTATE CAPITAL.  BLACKSTONE DID NOT APPLY FOR THE AWARD.  THE SELECTION OF BLACKSTONE TO RECEIVE THE AWARD WAS BASED IN PART ON SUBJECTIVE CRITERIA AND A LIMITED UNIVERSE OF CANDIDATES, AND THEREFORE THERE CAN BE NO ASSURANCE THAT A DIFFERENT EDITORIAL BOARD OR VOTERS MIGHT NOT HAVE SELECTED OTHER FIRMS OR TRANSACTIONS AS THE WINNERS. THERE MAY BE OTHER AWARD CATEGORIES FOR WHICH BLACKSTONE, ITS FUNDS OR ITS PORTFOLIO COMPANIES WERE CONSIDERED BUT NOT AWARDED. BLACKSTONE DOES NOT KNOW WHETHER IT HAS BEEN RATED BY THIS OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY IN ANY WAY THAT WOULD CONFLICT WITH THIS AWARD. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ABOVE IS SOLELY FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND MAY NOT BE REPRESENTATIVE OF A PARTICULAR INVESTOR’S EXPERIENCE, NOR SHOULD THE INFORMATION BE CONSTRUED, OR RELIED UPON, AS ANY INDICATION OF FUTURE PERFORMANCE OF BLACKSTONE OR ANY OF ITS FUNDS.