Blackstone Blog

  • Apr 29, 2014

    Blackstone Donates More Than 1,800 Pounds of Food to City Harvest

    Through our partnership with City Harvest, Blackstone is pleased to report that, in the first quarter of 2014, our 345 Park Avenue Dining Room has donated 1,815 pounds of food to help feed New Yorkers facing hunger.
  • Apr 28, 2014

    Tania Daguere Lindbäck and Robert Ramsauer Featured in eFinancial News "40 Under 40"

    Blackstone’s Tania Daguere Lindbäck and Robert Ramsauer are featured in the 2014 eFinancial News 40 Under 40 “Rising Stars of Private Equity.” Click here to read the full article.
  • Apr 22, 2014

    Blackstone London Partners with Fruitful Office to Help Plant 2,892 Trees in Malawi

    Blackstone Hospitality London is proud to announce the results of its year-long partnership with Fruitful Office. Through the distribution of whole fruit baskets to all pantries, 2,892 papaya and guava tress have been planted in Malawi.
  • Apr 09, 2014

    Blackstone Awarded “Property Manager of the Year” and “Deal of Year” by Property Week

    Blackstone is proud to be awarded “Property Manager of the Year” and “Deal of Year” for the sale of Broadgate by Property Week at the Property Awards 2014, which award excellence and outstanding performance in the UK property industry. Read the full list of awards here.
  • Apr 09, 2014

    Jon Gray Interviewed on “Risk and Reward with Deirdre Bolton”

    Jon Gray, Blackstone’s Global Head of Real Estate, was recently interviewed on the first episode of Risk and Reward with Deirdre Bolton on Fox Business News, discussing the state of the U.S. and European real estate markets.
  • Apr 01, 2014

    Peter Wallace Featured in Crain's New York's "40 Under 40"

    Peter Wallace, a senior managing director at Blackstone, is featured in Crain’s New York’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2014. Click here to read the full article.
  • Mar 31, 2014

    Qasim Abbas Featured in eFinancial News "40 Under 40"

    Qasim Abbas, a managing director at Blackstone, is featured in the 2014 eFinancial News 40 Under 40 “Rising Stars” for 2014. Click here to read the article.
  • Mar 28, 2014

    Blackstone Wins Six Global PERE Awards

    We are proud to announce that Blackstone has won in six separate categories – up from five last year – in PERE’s 2013 Global Private Equity Real Estate Awards. Blackstone was awarded Global Firm of the Year; North American Deal of the Year for the purchase of the GE Capital’s multifamily portfolio; North American Exit of the Year for the initial public offering of Brixmor; European Deal of the Year for the purchase of Multi Corporation; European Capital Raise of the Year for fundraising on our latest European real estate fund; and European Exit of the Year for the sale of Broadgate.
  • Mar 26, 2014

    Blackstone Announces Accelerated Release of Annual K-1 Tax Forms for Public Unit Holders

    As part of Blackstone’s ongoing effort to improve investor transparency, the firm is pleased to announce a significant acceleration in the availability of unit holders’ final 2013 tax information on Form K-1. As of today, Blackstone unit holders’ final 2013 tax forms are accessible on the Investor Relations section of Blackstone’s website and can be viewed here.
  • Mar 17, 2014

    Annual Chairman's Letter 2013: "A Year of Innovation"

    2013 was an outstanding year for Blackstone. We ended the year as the largest global investment manager in our class. We grew assets under management to $266 billion, which represents an increase of 26% year-over-year. Virtually every one of our businesses was the leader in its asset class and delivered superior performance, including realizations that returned $30 billion to our limited partner investors.
  • Mar 06, 2014

    Blackstone Honored by Private Equity International Awards

    Blackstone is proud to be honored by Private Equity International as Large-Cap Firm of the Year in North America for 2013. Read the full story here.
  • Mar 06, 2014

    Blackstone's Schwarzman Appears on Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo

    Blackstone’s Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman appears on Fox Business Network's Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo to discuss markets, investing, and his international scholarship program, Schwarzman Scholars. View the full video here.
  • Mar 05, 2014

    Blackstone Honored by Private Debt Investor Awards

    Blackstone is proud to announce that its credit platform, GSO, has been awarded “Deal of the Year, Americas,” by Private Debt Investor.
  • Mar 04, 2014

    Blackstone President Tony James Publishes Editorial in the Wall Street Journal

    This morning, the Wall Street Journal editorial page published an op-ed written by Blackstone President and Chief Operating Officer Tony James on market-based financing. Click here to read the full editorial.
  • Feb 24, 2014

    Blackstone Charitable Foundation Hosts 2014 Organizational Grant Recipients

    Alongside our announcement of the second annual Blackstone Organizational Grant recipients, the seventeen organizations receiving a total of $1.6 million in funding this year from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation gathered at Blackstone’s New York offices to meet one another and discuss opportunities for collaboration. Tony James, Blackstone’s President, delivered remarks to welcome the grantees and thank them for their work.
  • Feb 20, 2014

    Blackstone's Taylor Gilland Competes at USA Indoor Track and Field Championships

    Taylor Gilland, a first-year analyst at Blackstone Advisory Partners, has qualified to compete at the 1500 Meters event at this Sunday’s USA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His qualifying time was one of the twelve fastest in the U.S. this year. Congratulations to Taylor from all of his colleagues at Blackstone!
  • Feb 12, 2014

    Blackstone Fundraises for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training

    Blackstone at its best: Last night, with the support of guest bartenders Tony James and other senior executives, Blackstone employees enjoyed burgers and beer to fundraise for the firm’s Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training. To view the full set of photos, visit our Facebook page here:
  • Jan 22, 2014

    January Recruitment Primer: Interview Tips

    Following last month’s networking guide, this month Blackstone’s recruitment team offers an interview primer to give students some helpful tips as they begin the interview process for summer internships and full-time positions. “An interview is an opportunity to go beyond your resume and advertise what you bring to the table. Be prepared, be yourself, and show genuine curiosity,” says Bronwen Baumgardner, a Vice President on Blackstone’s Human Resources team.
  • Dec 20, 2013

    S&P Raises Blackstone Rating to A+

    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has raised its issuer credit ratings for Blackstone to A+. Blackstone is proud to remain the highest-rated alternative asset manager. Click here to read the full report.
  • Dec 13, 2013

    Blackstone Named "Americas Issuer of The Year" by International Financing Review

    International Financing Review recently named Blackstone “Americas Issuer of the Year” in its annual awards feature. Read the full article here.