Blackstone

Blackstone is an investment and advisory firm that provides private equity, investment banking, asset management and financial services. Read more

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Blackstone

Blackstone is an investment and advisory firm that provides private equity, investment banking, asset management and financial services. Read more

Stephen A. Schwarzman's photo - Chairman & CEO of Blackstone

Chairman & CEO

Stephen A. Schwarzman

CEO Approval Rating

80/100

Founded:

1985

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSEBX

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Carlyle is one of Blackstone's top rivals. Carlyle is a Public company that was founded in 1987 in Washington, District of Columbia. Like Blackstone, Carlyle also works within the Investment Management & Fund Operators industry. Compared to Blackstone, Carlyle has 790 fewer employees.

Apollo is seen as one of Blackstone's biggest rivals. Apollo was founded in 1990 in New York, New York. Like Blackstone, Apollo also competes in the Asset & Investment Management sector. Apollo generates $3.7B less revenue than Blackstone.

KKR is one of Blackstone's top competitors. KKR was founded in 1976, and its headquarters is in New York, New York. KKR competes in the Diversified Investment Services industry. KKR has 1,032 fewer employees than Blackstone.

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Blackstone Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$6.1B

Blackstone's revenue is the ranked 9th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 30.6B. Over the last three quarters, Blackstone's revenue has grown by 500.8%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $6.4B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.5B; in Q2 2020, it was $1.1B.

Blackstone Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Sabre Industries, Inc.

Apr 2021

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undisclosed
Sabre is a Texas-based designer, manufacturer and distributor of transmission poles, self-supporting structures and other related components for energy and telecom industries.

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Entertainment One Music Business, Hasbro Inc

Apr 2021

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$385M
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The Sandcrawler

Apr 2021

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$132.5M
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Desotec Activated Carbon

Mar 2021

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undisclosed
Desotec is a Belgium-based designer and manufacturer of mobile activated carbon filters for wastewater, air remediation and biogas applications.

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Bourne Leisure

Feb 2021

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Blackstone has acquired. Blackstone has acquired 94 companies and its latest acquisition was Sabre Industries, Inc. in Apr 2021. Sabre is a Texas-based designer, manufacturer and distributor of transmission poles, self-supporting structures and other related components for energy and telecom industries.

Blackstone Funding History

Since Blackstone was founded in 1985, it has participated in 31 rounds of funding. In total Blackstone has raised $172.8B. Blackstone's last funding round was on Apr 2021 for a total of $3.1B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Investment Fund
Apr 2021
$3.1B
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Investment Fund
Mar 2021
$4.5B
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Investment Fund
Mar 2021
$500M
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Investment Fund
Sep 2020
$8B
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Investment Fund
Sep 2020
$1.9B
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Since Blackstone was founded in 1985, it has participated in 31 rounds of funding. In total Blackstone has raised $172.8B. Blackstone's last funding round was on Apr 2021 for a total of $3.1B

Blackstone Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

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Hotwire is a Florida-based telecommunication company that provides FTTH, internet connectivity, IPTV, voice and related solutions for residential and commercial sectors.
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Apr 28, 2021
Equity
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Vectra is a California-based AI platform that offers cloud security, ransomware detection, threat hunting and related solutions for sectors such as healthcare and education.
$130M
Apr 28, 2021
Series F
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Automox is a Colorado-based cloud-native platform that provides solutions such as cybersecurity and endpoint management automation for enterprises.
$110M
Apr 26, 2021
Series C
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Overtime is a New York-based sports media company that webcasts live sporting events through social media platforms.
$80M
Apr 21, 2021
Series C
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Fanatics is a California-based sporting goods company that designs, manufactures and distributes sportswear, equipment, and merchandise to the retail sector.
$320M
Mar 23, 2021
Equity
Jun 01, 2011

These are all the companies that Blackstone has invested in. Blackstone has invested 94 companies and its latest investment was Sabre Industries, Inc. in Apr 2021. Sabre is a Texas-based designer, manufacturer and distributor of transmission poles, self-supporting structures and other related components for energy and telecom industries.

Blackstone News

May 6, 2021Secondaries Investor

Blackstone Strategic Partners receives commitment from Cathay Life Insurance

The Taiwan-based insurance company has backed a fund managed by Blackstone Strategic Partners.... See more »
May 5, 2021One America News Network

Blackstone hires former Goldman partner for its hedge fund unit

May 5, 2021 By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Private-equity company Blackstone Group Inc sai... See more »
May 4, 2021Business Standard

Blackstone Group elevates India PE head Amit Dixit to head of Asia PE

Under Dixit, Blackstone did many big ticket deals in India, including a deal to acquire Piramal Glass... See more »
May 3, 2021The Wall Street Journal

Blackstone Elevates New Generation of Private-Equity Leaders

The appointments are a sign of the growing heft of the unit in which the investment giant cut its tee... See more »
May 3, 2021FinTech InShorts

Raises $130M in Funding -

Vectra AI: Raises $130M in Funding... See more »
May 2, 2021Livemint

Blackstone betting big on India-its most profitable market

In the past decade, Blackstone has invested more than USD 22 billion in the country.... See more »
May 1, 2021Forbes

Meet The Under 3o Entrepreneur Who Just Raised $80 Million For His Sports Media Startup

Overtime, a sports media brand cofounded by Under 30 honoree Zack Weiner, recently announced an $80 m... See more »

Blackstone Blogs

April 13, 2021Blackstone Blog

Jon Gray on Future Market Trends

Blackstone President Jon Gray discusses his outlook on the market's recovery and where he sees the gr... See more »
April 1, 2021Blackstone Blog

Joe Zidle: Duration Will Be Central to This Historic Recovery

In an investment environment where rates and inflation could rise, real estate can represent a potent... See more »
March 30, 2021Blackstone Blog

"Behind the Deal" on Precision Medicine Group: Julia Kahr, Anushka Sunder and Natasha Gopaul

We sat down with Julia Kahr, Anushka Sunder and Natasha Gopaul, senior leaders in our Private Equity ... See more »
March 24, 2021Blackstone Blog

Q&A: Joe Baratta on Technology, ESG, and Today's Investment Opportunities

Global Head of Private Equity Joe Baratta discusses Blackstone's investing approach in a market shape... See more »
March 19, 2021Blackstone Blog

Joe Zidle: Help Wanted for a Sustainable Recovery

Businesses will be eager to ramp up to meet consumer demand, making labor force participation a key i... See more »
March 9, 2021Blackstone Blog

An Optimistic Consensus: Q4 2020 CEO Survey

While the speed of recovery will vary by sector, our surveyed CEOs increasingly expect their business... See more »
March 3, 2021Blackstone Blog

Blackstone Message to Employees on the Rise of Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

From message shared with Blackstone Employees on March 3, 2021The post Blackstone Message to Employee... See more »

Blackstone Press Releases

March 31, 2021WebWire

Blackstone Announces First Quarter 2021 Investor Call

Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced that it will host its first quarter 2021 investor conference call via ... See more »
March 25, 2021GlobeNewswire

Extended Stay America Comments on Acquisition Agreement

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Extended Stay America, Inc. ("ESA") and its paire... See more »
March 15, 2021Business Wire

Halper Sadeh LLP Announces Investigation Into Whether the Sale of Extended Stay America, Inc. Is Fair to Shareholders; Investors Are Encouraged to Contact the Firm - STAY

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, is investigating whet... See more »
February 11, 2021Business Wire

Blackstone to Present at the 22nd Annual Credit Suisse Virtual Financial Services Forum

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that Michael Chae, Chief Financial Of... See more »
February 10, 2021Business Wire

Blackstone Mortgage Trust Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) today reported its fourth quar... See more »
January 12, 2021GlobeNewswire

Westland Insurance Announces Partnership with Blackstone Credit

SURREY, British Columbia, Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westland Insurance Group Ltd. ("Westland"... See more »

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Blackstone Headquarters

345 Park Avenue

New York, New York10154

1-212-583-5000

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Blackstone Summary

ABOUT

Overview

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) is an investment and advisory firm that provides private equity, investment banking, asset management and financial services. It was founded by Stephen A. Schwarzman in 1985 and headquartered in New York with 2,190...

CEO

Blackstone's Chairman & CEO, Stephen A. Schwarzman, currently has an approval rating of 80%. Blackstone's primary competitors are Carlyle, Apollo & KKR.

Website

blackstone.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Blackstone

  1. When was Blackstone founded?

    Blackstone was founded in 1985
  2. Who is Blackstone's CEO?

    Blackstone's CEO is Stephen A. Schwarzman
  3. How much revenue does Blackstone generate?

    Blackstone generates $6.1B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Blackstone have?

    Blackstone has historically raised $172.8B in funding
  5. Where is Blackstone's headquarters?

    Blackstone's headquarters is in New York New York, USA
  1. How many employees does Blackstone have?

    Blackstone has 2,615 employees
  2. What sector does Blackstone operate in?

    Blackstone is in Investment Management & Fund Operators, Asset & Investment Management, Life & Health Insurance
  3. Who are Blackstone's competitors?

    Blackstone's top competitors are Carlyle, Apollo, KKR
  4. Who has Blackstone invested in?

    Blackstone's has invested in companies such as Hotwire, Vectra, Automox