The Blackstone Group LP

Founded: 
1985
Address: 
The Blackstone Group LP
345 Park Avenue
10154-0191 New York , New York
United States
Phone: +1 (212) 583-5000
Fax: +1 (212) 583-5749
New York US
Registration country: 
United States
ISIC Code: 
6630
Company type: 
Private equity firm

Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as BX
Overview: 
The Blackstone Group is a private merchant banking group based in New York, with an office in London, whose businesses include private equity investing, real estate private equity investing, private debt investing, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services, restructuring and advisory services, and marketable alternative asset management. The firm was founded in 1985 by its current Chairman, Peter G. Peterson (former Chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers and former US Secretary of Commerce) and by its current President and CEO, Stephen A. Schwartzman (former Chairman of Lehman Brothers' Mergers and Acquisitions Committee). Blackstone currently has 33 Senior Managing Directors and employs 170 other professionals.