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  1. July 18, 2014

    Checking in on Blackstone's Hilton trade

    On Thursday, our colleague Henny Sender reported on Blackstone’s strong second-quarter earnings (assets under management...

  2. July 17, 2014

    Blackstone attracts $62bn capital inflow

    Blackstone‘s goal of having $500bn of assets under management moved closer as the group increased the total sum it manages...

  1. October 17, 2013

    Blackstone income boosted by real estate

    Blackstone, the world’s largest manager of alternative assets, reported a 3 per cent rise in third-quarter economic net...

  2. August 19, 2013

    Blackstone builds Europe property fund

    Blackstone’s real estate arm has quietly begun raising a new European fund, targeting up to $5bn according to prospective...

  3. July 18, 2013

    Blackstone boosted by SeaWorld IPO

    Blackstone’s quarterly economic net income tripled to $703m as the alternative asset manager sold holdings in its portfolio...

  4. October 18, 2012

    Blackstone swings to profit

    Record cash inflows over the past year mean that Blackstone, the alternative asset manager run by Steve Schwarzman, now has...

  5. October 11, 2012

    Court releases emails in buyout ‘club’ suit

    A federal court has released details of emails between senior executives at private equity firms subject to a class-action...

  6. July 19, 2012

    Blackstone cautious despite funds surge

    Blackstone has reported strong inflows to its alternative investment funds as pension funds struggle with the investment...

  7. July 18, 2012

    Shipping group alleges loan discrimination

    A company owned by Blackstone has alleged that the Obama administration discriminated against it when it sought approval for...

  8. April 9, 2012

    Blackstone’s credit arm fills funding gap

    When Citigroup took control of EMI from its private equity owner Terra Firma last year and sold its music publishing...

  9. February 24, 2012

    Gray in position to succeed Schwarzman

    Jonathan Gray, head of Blackstone’s real estate business, has been named to the alternative investment management group’s...

  10. February 2, 2012

    Blackstone chief hits out at attacks on sector

    Tony James, Blackstone’s president, hit back at critics of private equity as the world’s largest listed alternative asset...

  11. January 24, 2012

    Blackstone raises $6bn for new property fund

    Blackstone Group has secured more than $6bn in pledged capital for a new property fund, largely comprised of distressed...

  12. December 7, 2011

    Romney to pitch a doubtful Wall Street

    When Mitt Romney heads to Manhattan next week for back-to-back fundraisers hosted by some of the biggest names on Wall...

  13. October 20, 2011

    Blackstone bruised by declining markets

    Hit by weak markets, Blackstone reported a bigger than expected loss of $342m for its third quarter with almost all its...

  14. July 28, 2011

    Blackstone in talks to buy Emdeon

    Emdeon, a US healthcare technology provider, is in talks about a sale to Blackstone, the private equity group, in a deal...

  15. April 21, 2011

    Blackstone supported by real estate holdings

    Blackstone Group, the world’s largest private equity group, reported its strongest performance since going public almost...

  16. February 3, 2011

    Blackstone boosted by real estate

    Blackstone, the world’s largest buy-out group by assets, reported a jump in quarterly earnings, pushing its shares to the...

  17. December 16, 2010

    US private equity favours China

    KKR sent a note to investors on December 7, in the wake of the Hong Kong listing of China Modern Dairy Holdings, a Chinese...

  18. FT Alphaville

    December 13, 2010

    Blackstone sends top executive to Hong Kong

    Blackstone is sending Michael Chae, one of its senior executives, from New York to Hong Kong to head its Asian private...

  19. December 13, 2010

    Blackstone sends top executive to Hong Kong

    Blackstone is sending Michael Chae, one of its senior executives, from New York to Hong Kong to head its Asian private...

  20. FT Alphaville

    December 8, 2010

    Schwarzman move sparks Blackstone revamp

    Blackstone is looking to increase the responsibilities of several senior managers as chief executive Stephen Schwarzman...

  21. December 8, 2010

    Schwarzman move sparks Blackstone revamp

    Blackstone is looking to increase the responsibilities of several senior managers as Stephen Schwarzman, its chief...

  22. November 3, 2010

    KKR raises dividend in spite of profit fall

    KKR, the publicly listed private equity firm, saw its economic net income, its preferred measure of profitability, fall 61...

  23. October 28, 2010

    Blackstone quarterly profits surge

    Blackstone, the US alternative investment group, on Thursday reported a 23 per cent rise in third-quarter profits, buoyed by...

  24. August 19, 2010

    The letter that shook world of hedge funds

    Renowned hedge fund manager Stan Druckenmiller’s decision to wind down his Duquesne fund comes as many of his far less...

  25. July 28, 2010

    Buy-out groups in $850m HGI deal

    The buy-out arm of Goldman Sachs and the private equity firm of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice are joining forces in an $850m deal...

  26. July 22, 2010

    Blackstone buy-out fund hits $13.5bn

    Investment powerhouse Blackstone has raised a greater-than-anticipated $13.5bn for its new buy-out fund, the biggest since...

  27. April 23, 2010

    Blackstone chief defends ethics of US bank

    The chief executive of Blackstone, the world's largest private equity group, yesterday came to the defence of Goldman Sachs...

  28. April 22, 2010

    Blackstone chief defends Goldman ethics

    The chief executive of Blackstone, the world’s largest private equity group, on Thursday came to the defence of Goldman...

  29. March 29, 2010

    China fund celebrates at conference

    China's sovereign wealth fund, now 30 months old, over the weekend invited many of the world's top money managers to a...

  30. March 28, 2010

    China fund celebrates at conference

    China’s sovereign wealth fund, now 30 months old, over the weekend invited many of the world’s top money managers to a...

  31. February 26, 2010

    Blackstone sees rally in credit markets

    Blackstone's chief operating officer said it had restructured $23bn of debt at its portfolio companies last year as it nears...

  32. February 25, 2010

    Credit crunch easing for private equity

    Blackstone’s chief operating officer said it had restructured $23bn of debt at its portfolio companies last year as it nears...

  33. February 12, 2010

    Blackstone bubble

    The Blackstone team on the board of the abandoned Travelport float, Oxford maths genius Martin Brand and his New York IT...

  34. February 8, 2010

    Transcript: View from the Top with Tony James, president of Blackstone

    Chrystia Freeland, US managing editor, interviewed Tony James, president of Blackstone about the proposed Volcker rule,...

  35. February 8, 2010

    View from the Top: Tony James President and COO, Blackstone

    While he may not share the celebrity of Blackstone's founders, Hamilton E. James (known as Tony) is the day-to-day engine of...

  36. November 9, 2009

    Review from the top

    In 1974, music critic Jon Landau went to see Bruce Springsteen live at the Harvard Square Theater and declared: “I saw rock...

  37. November 7, 2009

    Blackstone set to pounce on rivals hit by credit crisis

    Blackstone is looking to acquire rival private equity and hedge fund managers that have been weakened by the credit crisis,...

  38. November 7, 2009

    Blackstone to pounce on rivals hit by crisis

    Blackstone is looking to acquire rival private equity and hedge fund managers that have been weakened by the credit crisis,...

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