In the last 3 years, The Blackstone Group has acquired 20 companies. It has also invested in 7 others.
The Blackstone Group’s most common sectors for investment are communications (10%) and media (6%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (27%) and secondary buyout (19%). In total, The Blackstone Group has invested in 28 US states and 23 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Caesars Entertainment for $30.7B.
In the last 3 years, The Blackstone Group has exited 18 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (39%). The Blackstone Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Biomet for $13.4B.
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The Blackstone Group LP is a global alternative investment management firm comprised of three business segments. These groups include corporate private equity, real estate, and alternative asset management. Blackstone's private equity group targets opportunities globally including buyout acquisitions of established companies, development projects, growth equity financings, and industry consolidations. Sectors of interest include automotive, healthcare, chemicals, industrial, commercial property, lodging, communications, media/publishing, consumer & retail, packaging, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, energy, technology, entertainment, telecommunications, financial services, theme parks, food & beverage, and transportation. Blackstone's private equity real estate group looks for opportunities across North/South America, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and Europe. The real estate group will consider both equity and debt investments. Areas of interest include healthcare, hotel, industrial, office, residential, and retail. The Blackstone Group was formed in 1987 and is based in New York City.
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