The Blackstone Group, Inc.

The Blackstone Group, Inc.

The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2007

Headquarters

345 PARK AVE 32ND FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10154 USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

2,615

Industries

Private Equity & Venture Capital
Trusts & Funds
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

The Blackstone Group, Inc. engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions, and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Operating Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Managing Director

General Counsel, Asia Pacific

Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, Strategic Partners

Chief Technology Officer

Secretary & Chief Legal Officer

Principal Accounting Officer

Global Head of Tactical Opportunities

Global Co-Head of Real Estate

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Former President at GSO Capital Partners LP

President & Chief Operating Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Co-Chairman at IDG Capital

Dean Emeritus at Harvard University - Harvard Business School

Former Prime Minister of Canada

Former Senator from New Hampshire

Chairman at Emeritus Corp.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Deloitte LLP

Former Vice Chancellor at The University of Auckland

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Owners & Shareholders
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Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management provides highly customized financial advice, investment solutions and brokerage services to individuals, families and foundations. As Morgan Stanley’s premier service for individuals and families with significant means, Private Wealth Management specializes in providing clients with custom-tailored financial solutions and a level of sophistication and access to expertise and investments typically reserved for large corporations, financial institutions and endowments.

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GQG Partners seek long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in the equity securities of both US and non-US issuers that they believe have durable earnings potential that is undervalued by the market. The firm typically invests in common and preferred stock and other publicly traded equity securities. With an investment horizon of five years, portfolio holdings tend to be stable over time. GQG Partners sell companies when their risks or opportunities fundamentally changes, or when the stock price no longer reflects a good value. They will also sell companies when they find more attractive alternatives. GQG Partners offers four investment strategies: Global Equity, International Equity, Emerging Markets Equity and US Equity. The Global Equity Strategy generally invests in equity securities or equity-linked instruments of companies located anywhere in the world, including emerging markets countries and the US. The International Equity Strategy generally invests the bulk of its assets in equity securities or equity-linked instruments of companies located in or principally exposed to countries outside the US, including issuers in emerging markets countries. The Emerging Markets Equity Strategy generally invests the bulk of its assets in equity securities of companies located in or principally exposed to emerging markets countries without regard to their capitalization. The US Equity Strategy generally invests the bulk of its assets in equity securities or equity-linked instruments of companies located in or principally exposed to the United States. All four strategies have no limitation on the capitalization size of the companies in which it invests.

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ClearBridge Investments offers strong leadership, seasoned Portfolio Managers, and a well-resourced, centralized investment infrastructure operating from offices in New York and San Francisco. We benefit from the formidable strength of the Legg Mason organization, while continuing to operate with investment independence — maintaining our own investment strategies, philosophies and investment decision-making authority. ClearBridge currently has over 158 employees, including more than 54 investment professionals.

Recent Transactions
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The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchases Marriott International, Inc. /Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel from Marriott International, Inc.

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The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchases Great Wolf Resorts Holdings, Inc. from Centerbridge Partners LP

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Invitation Homes, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Transaction Clients
Investment Advisor

Advised on Great Plains Energy, Inc. purchases Aquila, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised on LIN TV Corp. purchases Emmis Communications Corp. /5 Television Stations from Emmis Communications

Investment Advisor

Advised on General Electric Company, GE Energy Management Services, Inc. purchase Wind Turbine Assets of Enron Wind Corp. from Enron Corporation

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onBlackstone Corporate Private Equity, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchase Hilton Hotels Corporation resulting in a new company Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onBlackstone Corporate Private Equity, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchase Hilton Hotels Corporation resulting in a new company Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onBlackstone Corporate Private Equity, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchase Hilton Hotels Corporation resulting in a new company Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Hiring Partner

Advised onBlackstone Corporate Private Equity, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchase Hilton Hotels Corporation resulting in a new company Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onBlackstone Corporate Private Equity, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchase Hilton Hotels Corporation resulting in a new company Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

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Advised onBlackstone Corporate Private Equity, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchase Hilton Hotels Corporation resulting in a new company Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Founder at RIT Capital Partners Plc

Legal Advisor

Partner at Mayer Brown LLP

Senior Advisor

Chairman, Blackstone France at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Clients

Tradeweb Markets, Inc. engages in the operation of electronic marketplaces for the trading of products across the rates, credit, money markets, and equities asset classes. It also provides related pre-trade pricing and post-trade processing services. Its network is comprised of clients across the institutional, wholesale, and retail client sectors, including global asset managers, hedge funds, insurance companies, central banks, banks and dealers, proprietary trading firms and retail brokerage and financial advisory firms, as well as regional dealers. The company was founded by Lee Olesky in 1996 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

PT Pakuwon Jati Tbk engages in the development, marketing, and operations of properties. It operates through the following segments: Office Shopping Center and Service Apartment, Real Estate, and Hospitality. Its property portfolio include Kota Kasablanka Superblock, Blok M Plaza, Somerset Berlian, Pakuwon City Township, and Royal Plaza. The company was founded by Alexander Tedja on September 20, 1982 and is headquartered in Surabaya, Indonesia.

Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a real estate finance company, which engages in originating senior loans collateralized by commercial real estate. Its investment objective is to preserve and protect shareholder capital while producing risk-adjusted returns primarily through dividends generated from current income from its loan portfolio. The company was founded by Samuel Zell, John R. Klopp, and Craig M. Hatkoff in July 1997 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$76.6B
Total Enterprise Value
$51B
Earnings Per Share
$2.26
Revenue
$6.3B
Net Profit
$1.54B
EBITDA
$3.59B
EBITDAMargin
56.99%
Total Debt
$10.2B
Total Equity
$13.8B
Enterprise Value Sales
8.11x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
14.22x
TEVNet Income
33.1x
Debt TEV
0.2x
Investments
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ShearShare, Inc. develops a mobile application that connects salons, spas and barbershop owners to individual cosmetologists and barbers. It platform allows salon and barbershop owners to rent their excess suites and booths to licensed cosmetologists and barbers on demand. The company was founded by Tye Caldwell and Courtney Caldwell in September 2016 and is headquartered in Mckinney, TX.

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Future Finance Loan Corp Ltd. provides students loans for higher education in the UK and abroad. It loans can be used to pay for tuition fees and living expenses for undergraduate and postgraduate study. The company was founded in 2013 by Brian Norton and Adam Navroz and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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The Ozone Group operates as a real estate development company. It specializes in residential condominiums, row houses, villas, serviced apartments, hotels, resorts, spas, business parks, SEZs, integrated townships and retail malls. The company is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

Investors
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Senior Managing Director at Blackstone Advisory Partners LP

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Executive Chairman at VBHC Value Homes Pvt Ltd.

Suppliers
ISG plc Engineering, Construction & Architecture | London, GL

ISG Plc provides construction, fitting out and refurbishment services. Its service lines include: Fit out, Technology, Construction & Development. The firm's portfolio of projects include: the construction and upgrade of data centers, laboratories, clean rooms and processing facilities as well as the renewal of critical infrastructure, such as boilers and chillers. It also engages in the delivering sustainable initiatives including solar devices and other energy-efficient solutions. The firm provides independent commissioning management and associated services to all industries reliant on mechanical and electrical building services systems for business operations. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

DXC United Pty Ltd. IT Consulting & Services | Melbourne, VI

DXC United Pty Ltd. provides business services and solutions in the areas of information, communication, and technology. It offers advisory, consulting, application management, information technology infrastructure, and health ICT services. The company was founded on September 13, 2002 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

CBRE Group, Inc. Real Estate | Los Angeles, CA

CBRE Group, Inc. engages in the provision of commercial real estate and investment services. It operates through the following segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management, and Development Services. The Americas segment comprises of operations throughout the United States and Canada as well as markets in Latin America. The EMEA segment offers full range of services concentrated on the commercial property sector, such as leasing, property sales, valuation services, asset management services, and occupier outsourcing. The Asia Pacific segment commercial real estate services. The Global Investment Management segment consist of investment management services to pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments, and other institutional investors seeking to generate returns and diversification through investment in real estate. The Development Services segment develops and invests in commercial real estate across a wide spectrum of property types, including: industrial, office and retail properties; healthcare facilities of all types; and residential/mixed-use projects. The company was founded by Colbert Coldwell in 1906 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #536
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #101
2010
Financial Advisor Magazine - Top RIA Survey
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