Blackstone Growth (BXG)
Growth Equity Reimagined®: Through revenue acceleration opportunities, operational support and access to Blackstone’s unparalleled resources, we’re redefining growth equity.
WHAT WE DO
We invest in the companies shaping the future, helping emerging leaders become global champions through the power of the Blackstone platform.
Leveraging our world-class platform…
We are seasoned growth equity investors backed by the resources of the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We leverage Blackstone’s strategic resources and geographic reach to offer companies insights, operational capabilities and transformational growth opportunities that peer firms cannot match.
To help companies scale efficiently…
We equip our companies with the tools and know-how to expand rapidly while minimizing operational strains. Blackstone’s 100+ senior operating professionals and advisors, including leading technology executives, help our companies develop pattern recognition, pursue new growth opportunities and expand their global footprints.
And become global champions.
We have decades of experience building world-class companies and helping them reach the “end state” in terms of operational excellence. We can anticipate the unique operational pressures that growth-stage companies face and draw upon our global base of resources to address them.
Access to the Blackstone Ecosystem
Data Scientists and Engineers
Unlocking learnings to power revenue growth and scale efficiently.
Annual Portfolio Revenue
Identifying insights and trends from across our broad portfolio.
SF of Warehouse Logistics Assets
Tapping into the portfolio of the world's largest logistics real estate investor.
Supporting international expansion through our global reach.
Employees Covered by Group Purchasing Program
Leveraging scale to achieve major cost savings.
Helping optimize enterprise tech, talent, energy efficiency and more.
All numbers are as of December 31, 2021. Operating professionals includes Blackstone employees and senior advisors.
We don’t just identify market leaders – we help build them.
Leveraging experience drawn from decades of building businesses, we offer targeted support at the most critical moments in a company’s development. Our large team of operating partners and highly curated portfolio allow us to be a better partner to high-growth companies navigating execution risk.
Our team brings together deep sectoral and industry expertise, drawn from years of experience at the world’s leading growth equity firms.
Deep Sector Expertise
We focus on companies with proven business models across five sectors. We aim to partner with companies whose ambition and market opportunity have outgrown traditional growth equity firms but have not yet outgrown Blackstone.
Partnering with the consumer “brands of tomorrow.”
Supporting category-defining and durable franchise software and services.
Backing companies reshaping the financial system.
Investing in healthcare businesses that aim to reduce costs and improve outcomes.
Building global leaders in consumer-facing technology.
“Unlike traditional growth equity firms, BXG can draw upon Blackstone’s 35+ years of experience helping world-class companies navigate the “end state.” We can apply those lessons, along with our differentiated resources, to help transform growth-stage companies into global leaders.”Jon Korngold
Global Head of Blackstone Growth
BXG invests in promising growth-stage companies and advises on select investments across the firm.
Although BXG team members participated in the evaluation of Automox, Bright Health, Celonis, Chainalysis, HealthEdge, Hotel Engine, Snowflake, Weee! and Wiz, the investments were funded by different Blackstone vehicles outside of BXG whose overall strategy and terms may vary significantly from any BXG vehicle.
Updates from BXG
Securing Online Transactions with GeoComply
GeoComply operates at the center of a new generation of technology companies, leveraging advanced geolocation data to make better risk-based decisions and instill confidence in every online interaction. Hear from GeoComply’s CEO, Anna Sainsbury, on the company’s decision to partner with Blackstone.
WALL STREET JOURNAL
Interview with Jon Korngold
Global Head of Blackstone Growth Jon Korngold spoke to WSJ Pro Private Equity about the continued digitization of the global economy, navigating rising valuations in tech, and how inflation and the ongoing pandemic may affect investors in the year ahead.
GROWTH CAP ADVISORY
BXG Named #5 Growth Equity Firm of 2021
Growth Cap Advisory’s rankings evaluate growth equity firms on the uniqueness of their investment approach and their ability to consistently create value for their portfolio companies. BXG was recognized for its team of experienced growth investors backed by the scale, operating expertise and global reach of Blackstone.1
Propelling Growth at Supergoop!
Supergoop! is the first protective skincare brand that puts SPF at the forefront. Hear from Supergoop! founder Holly Thaggard and CEO Amanda Baldwin on how Blackstone is helping the company achieve its mission and expand its global reach.
Behind the Deal: Blackstone’s investment in SPANX
The all-woman deal team behind Blackstone’s investment in SPANX shares their experience partnering with the iconic brand and its visionary founder and CEO, Sara Blakely. The group discusses what drew them to the company, their own personal connection to the SPANX brand and what excites them about the partnership going forward.
Blackstone Backs Woman Entrepreneurs
Fortune recently reported on Blackstone’s investments in women-led businesses like SPANX, Bumble and Hello Sunshine, and how we’ve “emerged as a leading force helping propel female CEOs towards big money exits.
1 The statements in this article are provided for informational purposes and are not intended to, and should not be understood to, be indicative of any investor’s experience investing with Blackstone or any investor’s approval of investment advisory services provided by Blackstone and should not be relied upon as any indication of future performance or other future activity. The rankings discussed herein may have been based on subjective criteria and may have been based on a limited universe of participants, and there are other awards, honors, or other references or rankings given to others and not received by Blackstone and/or any investment professional of Blackstone that are not discussed herein. Blackstone paid a fee in connection with the publication of these rankings.