Tag archive for ‘Blackstone Group’
Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Blackstone to buy Music-Rights Company Sesac

Blackstone Group, which is lead by Stephen Schwarzman, has entered into an agreement to acquire the only U.S music rights organization SESAC Holdings from Rizvi Traverse Management. Although financial terms More...

Albert Hecht On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

SeaWorld to open first Marine Life park outside the US In Abu Dhabi

SeaWorld Entertainment, a Blackstone Group company, is set to develop a first-of-its-kind marine life park outside the US. It will be located in Abu Dhabi on Yas Island. SeaWorld and the Abu Dhabi government-backed More...

Alan Gallindoss On Monday, December 12th, 2016

Blackstone sells Hyatt Regency hotel and marina in Fort Lauderdale to Joe Lewis for $163 Million

The Blackstone Group has sold the Hyatt Regency hotel and marina to Tavistock Development Company, led by British businessman Joe Lewis,  for $163.27 million. The deal was made by Blackstone group affiliate More...

News Brief On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Blackstone, KKR Said to Ready Bid Financing for Valeants iNova

  Blackstone Group (lead by Stephen Schwarzman), KKR & Co. (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) and Carlyle Group (David Rubenstein) are in talks with banks for financing to back their bids for Valeant Pharmaceutical More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

These are New York City’s 20 biggest residential landlords; Top five are all Jewish

  L-R: Stephen Ross of Related Companies, Jonathan Gray of Blackstone Group, Ruby Schron of Cammeby’s International, Richard LeFrak of LeFrak Organization and Douglas Eisenberg of A&E Real Estate More...

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News Brief On Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman took home $810.6 million in 2015

  Stephen Schwarzman, co founder of private equity Blackstone Group, which manages some $336 billion in assets,  made $734 million in 2015, according to Devin Banerjee at Bloomberg, who crunched More...

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News Brief On Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Reuters Exclusive: Blackstone to launch hedge fund platform Senfina in Britain

  Stephen Schwarzman’s  Blackstone Group is planning to bring its multi-manager hedge fund platform Senfina Advisors to Britain, three sources with direct knowledge of the move told Reuters. The More...

Gali Raz On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

SeaWorld San Diego sues Coastal commission over orca breeding ban

  SeaWorld sued the California Coastal Commission for approving a new orca enclosure, but only with the condition that the park stop breeding and transferring its killer whales. The lawsuit, filed in More...

News Brief On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

SeaWorld to end trick-filled orca shows, transition to ‘more natural’ experience

Falling attendance and stalled profits aren’t the only factors behind SeaWorld’s decision to end its current killer whale show. The park’s signature orca shows will transition to “more natural” More...

News Brief On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

‘Exceptional Trader’ Rokos Attracts $500 Million From Blackstone, Bloomberg

Chris Rokos, who co-founded Brevan Howard Asset Management, is managing more than $1 billion within the first month of opening his own hedge fund in London, according to two people with knowledge of the More...

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