Tag archive for ‘Blackstone’
Noam Meir On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Blackstone Buying Home Partners of America for $6 Billion

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”) is set to acquire Chicago home rental firm Home Partners of America (“HPA”). The deal has been valued at $6 billion. HPA offers what it calls a unique, More...

Stephen Schwarzman
Alan Gallindoss On Saturday, March 20th, 2021

Blackstone Closes Blackstone Growth (BXG) Fund Largest New Such Fund Ever at $4.5 Billion

Blackstone has closed its Blackstone Growth (BXG), the firm’s inaugural growth equity fund. BXG was oversubscribed and closed at its hard cap of $4.5 billion. The fund is the largest first-time growth equity More...

Noam Meir On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Blackstone Real Estate Acquires Simply Self Storage for $1.2 Billion

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”) completed its previously announced acquisition of Simply Self Storage from a Brookfield Asset Management real estate fund for approximately $1.2 billion. Simply More...

Noam Meir On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Blackstone Buys $1 Billion Japanese Portfolio

Iron Mountain Storage Facility U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group shelled out more than $1 billion on Japanese urban properties in cities like Tokyo and Osaka belonging to the Asian fund PAG where it believes More...

Shai Genish On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Blackstone Founder Stephen Schwarzman Defends Trump Voter Fraud Allegations

Real estate magnate Stephen Schwarzman shocked a group of fellow business leaders when he spoke out in defense of President Trump’s claims of voter fraud in an attempt to reverse his defeat in the election. More...

Noam Meir On Monday, October 19th, 2020

Blackstone Makes $14.6 Billion Deal For BioMed Realty

Blackstone Real Estate Partners has agreed to sell BioMed Realty for $14.6 billion to a group led by existing BioMed investors. Blackstone has also paid $275 million (roughly $770 per square foot) for two buildings More...

Albert Hecht On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Leon Black’s private equity firm Apollo Seeks $20 Billion for New Buyout Fund, Report

  Leon Black’s private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC, is seeking $20 billion for its ninth global buyout fund, the biggest pool of capital for private equity deals since the financial crisis, More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Blackstone Energy Partners and Sanchez Energy Announce Acquisition of Anadarko’s Eagle Ford Acreage

New York, January 12, 2017.  Blackstone (NYSE:BX) (“Blackstone”) today announced that funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners L.P. have entered into a strategic 50/50 partnership with Sanchez Energy More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Byron Wien’s Ten Surprises for 2017

  For the 32nd year in a row, Blackstone‘s vice chairman and investing guru, Byron Wien, has released his 10 surprises oh the year. Today Byron issued his list of Ten Surprises for 2017. What is More...

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Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Stephen Schwarzman Thinks Donald Trump will change the world for the better

  Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman is looking forward to the Donald Trump Presidency. He feels that Mr. Trump will make changes to America’s business regulations which will help improve the economy. These More...

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