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    1. October 16, 2014

      Blackstone pledge over $42bn cashpile

      Blackstone, the world’s biggest private equity group, has sought to reassure investors it will be able to invest more than...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. December 8, 2010

      Schwarzman move sparks Blackstone revamp

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

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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,...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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,...

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