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Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with $545 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

    Blackstone Q1 2020 Earnings Call

    Blackstone Q1 2020 Earnings Call

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    • 55 min
    Blackstone Q4 and Full Year 2019 Earnings Call

    Blackstone Q4 and Full Year 2019 Earnings Call

    The podcast contained on this page may contain dated information. Viewers are cautioned that the podcast on this page is maintained here solely for the purposes of providing historical background about Blackstone, its business and product or service offerings. As the podcast may contain dated information, it should not be relied upon as providing accurate or current information. We disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise any of the information contained in the podcast on this page, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

    • 54 min
    Insights from Blackstone’s Private Equity Portfolio

    Insights from Blackstone’s Private Equity Portfolio

    Several times a year, Blackstone surveys a subset of our private equity portfolio companies’ CEOs about the challenges and opportunities their businesses are facing. It’s just one example of how we gain insights from the scale and breadth of our portfolio.
    In the latest episode of the Blackstone Podcast, we bring some of those insights to our listeners. Prakash Melwani, chief investment officer of Blackstone’s private equity group, joins Chief Investment Strategist Joe Zidle to discuss Blackstone’s CEO survey and what it can tell us about corporate confidence and activity today.
     
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    The views expressed in this commentary are the personal views of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Blackstone Group Inc. (together with its affiliates, “Blackstone”). The views expressed reflect the current views of the speakers as of the date hereof and Blackstone undertakes no responsibility to advise you of any changes in the views expressed herein.
    Neither this blog post, nor the podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.
    Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.
    For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

    • 10 min
    Behind the Deal: Merlin Entertainments

    Behind the Deal: Merlin Entertainments

    In this episode of Behind the Deal, we sit down with Blackstone’s Global Head of Private Equity, Joe Baratta, and Senior Managing Director Peter Wallace to discuss our recent acquisition of Merlin Entertainments, a global leader in family entertainment and theme parks. Merlin operates more than 130 attractions in 25 countries, featuring iconic brands that range from LEGOLAND to Madame Tussauds. With more than 67 million guests annually, Merlin is the second-largest visitor attraction business worldwide.
    In this podcast, Joe and Peter discuss Blackstone’s history building Merlin into a global leader, and our long-term investment plans to help the company continue to expand. They also share their perspectives on the opportunity in live entertainment, one of our high-conviction investment themes. 
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    Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.
    Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.
    For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

    • 14 min
    The Opportunity in Life Sciences

    The Opportunity in Life Sciences

    In the latest episode of the Blackstone Podcast, Nick Galakatos, Head of Blackstone Life Sciences, highlights the growing demand for capital across the life sciences industry, and how BXLS is helping bring vital but underfunded medicines and technologies to market. Nick also shares his background as a scientist and an investor, and discusses the therapeutic and disease areas that hold the most promise for meaningful impact. 
     
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    Neither this podcast, nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.
    Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.
    For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

    • 8 min
    Joe Zidle: Rising Recession Risk

    Joe Zidle: Rising Recession Risk

    An inverted yield curve, excess global liquidity, and ongoing trade tensions with China: Chief Investment Strategist Joe Zidle argues that these three issues are key to understanding where the global economy is headed in the coming year. Tune in to learn why he believes that “the countdown timer” on the end of this economic expansion has started.
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    The views expressed in this commentary are the personal views of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Blackstone Group Inc. (together with its affiliates, “Blackstone”). The views expressed reflect the current views of the speaker as of the date hereof and Blackstone undertakes no responsibility to advise you of any changes in the views expressed herein.
    Neither this blog post, nor the podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.
    Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.
    For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

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