• Jan 31, 2014

    Blackstone to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum

    New York, NY, January 31, 2014. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that J. Tomilson Hill, Vice Chairman of Blackstone and President & CEO of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Boca Raton, Florida on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10:15 am EST.
  • Jan 30, 2014

    Blackstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

    To view the full report please click the following link – Blackstone's fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings release. Blackstone will host a conference call on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2013 results. The conference call can be accessed by dialing +1 (877) 391-6747 (U.S. domestic) or +1 (617) 597-9291 (International) pass code 149 943 55#.
  • Jan 09, 2014

    James Schaefer to Join Blackstone Advisory Partners

    New York, NY, January 9, 2014. Blackstone Advisory Partners (“BAP”), an affiliate of Blackstone (NYSE:BX), today announced that James (“Jim”) Schaefer has joined as a Senior Managing Director. He is based in New York and leads BAP’s Energy, Power and Renewables Advisory Practice. He brings to Blackstone extensive expertise in energy-related mergers, acquisitions and financing, developed over his more than 18 years in the financial services industry.
  • Jan 07, 2014

    Blackstone Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Media Call

    New York, January 7, 2014. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that it will host a conference call for the media on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:30 am ET to review fourth quarter and full year 2013 results.
  • Jan 07, 2014

    Blackstone Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Investor Call

    New York, January 7, 2014. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that it will host its fourth quarter 2013 investor conference call on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:00 am ET. Steve Schwarzman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Tony James, President and Chief Operating Officer; Laurence Tosi, Chief Financial Officer; Joan Solotar, Senior Managing Director – External Relations and Strategy; and Weston Tucker, Head of Investor Relations, will review Blackstone’s fourth quarter and full year 2013 results. The conference call can be accessed by dialing +1 (877) 391-6747 (U.S. domestic) or +1 (617) 597-9291 (International) pass code 149 943 55#.
  • Jan 06, 2014

    Byron Wien Announces Predictions for Ten Surprises for 2014

    New York, NY, January 6, 2014. Byron R. Wien, Vice Chairman, Blackstone Advisory Partners, today issued his list of Surprises for 2014. This is the 29th year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market and political surprises for the coming year. Byron defines a “surprise” as an event which the average investor would only assign a one out of three chance of taking place but which Byron believes is “probable,” having a better than 50% likelihood of happening.
  • Dec 20, 2013

    Completion of Investment in Rothesay Life by Blackstone, GIC and MassMutual

    Rothesay Life today announces that, following regulatory approval, funds managed by Blackstone and GIC, and MassMutual are now shareholders in the company. The newinvestors acquired 64% of the company (Blackstone and GIC each acquired a 28.5% equity stake and MassMutual a 7% equity stake). Goldman Sachs remains the largest shareholder with a 36% stake.
  • Dec 19, 2013

    Blackstone Signs Agreement to Sell Its Stake in Emcure Pharmaceuticals to Bain Capital

    New York/Mumbai, December 19, 2013. Today, Blackstone announced that one of its affiliated private equity entities based in Mauritius had entered into an agreement to sell its equity stake in Pune-based Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited to Bain Capital. Emcure is engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing a well-diversified range of pharmaceutical products globally. It is currently ranked as the 14th largest pharmaceutical company (Source: IMS Health India, Secondary Stockist Audit (“SSA”), March 2013) in India in terms of market share based on the domestic sales of pharmaceutical products.
  • Dec 16, 2013

    Mathew Cyriac and Amit Dixit To Co-Head Blackstone India Private Equity Operations

    Mumbai and New York, December 16, 2013: Blackstone (NYSE: BX) today announced that Amit Dixit and Mathew Cyriac will jointly lead Blackstone’s private equity business in India. They will take over this role from Akhil Gupta who will assume the position of non-executive Chairman of Blackstone India. In this role, Akhil will continue to help and guide Blackstone’s activities in India, working closely with the heads of its businesses.
  • Nov 26, 2013

    Blackstone to Present at Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference

    New York, November 26, 2013. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that Steve Schwarzman, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone, is scheduled to present at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm ET.
  • Nov 21, 2013

    Dave Calhoun Joins Blackstone to Head Private Equity Portfolio Operations

    New York, NY, November 21, 2013. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced that David Calhoun, the CEO of Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), will join Blackstone as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Private Equity Portfolio Operations. Dave will oversee a team of 21 professionals within the portfolio operations group which partners with portfolio company CEOs to drive key value creation initiatives throughout our companies. Dave will work within Blackstone’s Private Equity business reporting to the Global Head of Private Equity, Joseph Baratta, and will also be involved with important strategic initiatives of the firm as a member of Blackstone’s Management and Executive Committees. Dave brings to Blackstone more than thirty years of public company leadership and global operational experience.
  • Nov 20, 2013

    GeoSouthern & Blackstone to Sell Their Eagle Ford Shale Partnership to Devon Energy

    New York, New York, November 20, 2013. Blackstone (NYSE:BX), alongside its affiliates’ corporate partner and operator GeoSouthern Energy Corporation (“GeoSouthern”), today announced the sale of the principal subsidiary of GeoSouthern for a total transaction value of $6.0 billion to Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN). In connection with the sale to Devon, the stake in the enterprise of a private equity fund managed by Blackstone, Blackstone Capital Partners V, will be valued at approximately $1.54 billion. The sale to Devon is subject to customary terms and conditions for transactions of this type.
  • Nov 19, 2013

    Antony Leung to Become Group CEO of Nan Fung Group

    Hong Kong, November 19, 2013. The Nan Fung Group, the Hong Kong based conglomerate with global interests in property markets and financial investments, today announced that Antony Leung, the Chairman for Greater China for Blackstone, the global alternative asset manager, will become its Group Chief Executive Officer in February 2014. Mr. Leung will also become a Senior Adviser to Blackstone and a member of its International Advisory Board.
  • Nov 15, 2013

    Blackstone Establishes Single-Family Buy-to-Rent Lending Platform

    New York, NY, November 15, 2013. Blackstone today announced that funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities have established B2R Finance (“B2R”) to provide residential buy-to-rent mortgages for property investors, focused exclusively on the financing needs of single-family home investors. B2R’s products are tailored to serve investors with portfolios of five to five hundred homes nationwide.
  • Nov 11, 2013

    Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces Grants Program to Foster Veterans Employment

    New York, November 11, 2013. The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today announced that it is releasing a Request for Proposal (RFP) targeting organizations that focus on veterans’ employment and business development. Eligible organizations will be considered to participate in The Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s $250,000 Veterans Grants Program. Grants will range in size from $10,000 to $50,000.
  • Oct 23, 2013

    Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Schwarzman College

    BEIJING, October 24, 2013 – Blackstone founder Stephen A. Schwarzman announced at a groundbreaking ceremony for Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing today that $260 million (¥1.6 billion) has been raised for Schwarzman Scholars, the elite international scholarship program in China, which was announced in April of this year. Schwarzman Scholars was inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, and designed for the 21st century world that will require future world leaders to have a deeper understanding of China. Schwarzman Scholars will be housed at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s most prestigious universities, dedicated to academic excellence and integrity, and to the interaction between Chinese and Western cultures.
  • Oct 23, 2013

    Blackstone to Present at Citi Global Financial Conference in Hong Kong

    New York, New York, October 23, 2013. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that Joan Solotar, Senior Managing Director and Head of the External Relations and Strategy Group at Blackstone, is scheduled to present at the Citi Global Financial Conference in Hong Kong on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 12:00 pm HKT.
  • Oct 23, 2013

    Blackstone to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference

    New York, New York, October 23, 2013. Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that Tony James, President and Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone, is scheduled to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The estimated start time of the presentation is 12:30 pm ET.
  • Oct 22, 2013

    Eletson Holdings and Blackstone Form Strategic Partnership to Establish a Leading LPG Shipping Company

    Piraeus, Greece, October 22, 2013. Eletson Holdings Inc. (“Eletson”) today announced the formation of a joint venture with funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities (“Blackstone”) to create Eletson Gas, a $700 million liquefied petroleum gas (“LPG”) shipping company. As part of the agreement, Eletson will contribute its existing fleet of five medium-size gas carriers, and Blackstone will provide equity capital to finance the growth of the company through the construction of new-build vessels as well as through the acquisition of existing vessels. Operating and technical management of the Eletson Gas fleet will be provided by Eletson.
  • Oct 17, 2013

    Blackstone Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results

    To view the full report please click the following link – Blackstone's third quarter 2013 earnings release. Blackstone will host a conference call on October 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss third quarter 2013 results. The conference call can be accessed by dialing +1 (877) 391-6747 (U.S. domestic) or +1 (617) 597-9291 (International) pass code 149 943 55#.