The Blackstone Group L.P. (Blackstone) is a United States-based company that is a manager of private capital and provider of financial advisory services. Blackstone is an independent manager of private capital worldwide, with assets under management of $166.2 billion as of December 31, 2011. Its alternative asset management businesses include the management of private equity funds, real estate funds and funds of hedge funds. It operates in five segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions, Credit Businesses, and Financial Advisory. In May 2012, the Company expanded its property presence in London, buying the 12 building Devonshire Square office and retail complex from rival Rockpoint and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. In November 2012, the Company acquired GCA Services Group.
|Headquarters||345 Park Avenue|
NEW YORK, NY, United States 10154
|Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Founder; Chairman of the General Partner||Stephen Schwarzman|
|President, Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone and Director of the General Partner||Hamilton James|
|Vice Chairman of the Board of Blackstone Group LP, Director of General partner||J. Tomilson Hill|
|Chief Financial Officer||Laurence Tosi|
|Senior Managing Director - External Relations & Strategy||Joan Solotar|
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|Shares Out.||1.1B||Book Value||$4.78|
|Annual Dividend Rate||$0.92||Price/Sales (TTM)||5.9|
|Ex-Div Date||4/25/13||P/Cash Flow (TTM)||22.2x|
|Pay Date||7/25/13||Operating Margin||26.87%|
*GAAP = prior to non-GAAP analyst adjusted earnings.