This IPO in and was worth $4 Billion. The IPO Prospectus includes all the relevant information for the IPO. Condition is very good, age: , approx Blackstone sold million of its new units to a small army of underwriters — 17 were named in the latest prospectus — raising $ billion. The KIIDs can be obtained on the website For the factors set out in the section of the Prospectus entitled “Risk Factors”. In view of.

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Our hedge funds, propectus of the hedge funds in which our funds of hedge funds invest and our mezzanine funds and senior debt vehicles may choose to use leverage as part of their respective investment programs and regularly borrow a substantial amount of their capital.

The Exchange Act requires that we file annual, quarterly and current reports with respect to our business and financial condition. Prospectu an annual basis, as a public company, we will continue blcakstone focus on positive fee earnings generation and utilize this metric to make operating decisions and assess the performance of our business, as total reportable segment fee related earnings will directly affect the returns to our investors.

Any of these factors could increase the risk that our larger investments could be less successful. Actions by our founders in this regard must be taken with such founders’ unanimous approval.

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This summary highlights information contained elsewhere in this prospectus and does not contain all the information you should consider before investing in our common units. If this or any similar legislation or regulation were to be enacted and to apply to us, we would incur a material increase in our tax liability and could well result in a reduction in the value of our common units.

However, those propectus and conventions may not be in prspectus with all aspects of applicable tax requirements. Accordingly, The Blackstone Group L. In addition, our corporate private equity and real estate opportunity funds may acquire minority equity interests.

We also earn a portion of our revenue from financial advisory engagements, and in many cases we are not paid until the successful consummation of the underlying transaction, restructuring or closing of the fund.

These factors may affect the level and volatility of securities prices and the liquidity and the value of investments, and we may not be able to or may choose not to manage our exposure to these market conditions.

It is impossible to determine the extent of the impact of any new laws, regulations or initiatives that may be proposed, or whether any of the proposals will become law. Changes in values attributed to investments from quarter to quarter may result in volatility in the net asset values and results of operations that we report from period to period.


These events would lead to a decrease in our revenues, which could be substantial. Management with a Long-Term Perspective.

We believe that this makes us particularly well-suited to represent boards and special committees in the increasing number of situations where they are looking to retain a financial advisor who is devoid of such conflicts.

Many of these regulators, including U. Our intention is to distribute to our common unitholders on a quarterly basis substantially all of The Blackstone Group L. The investment decisions we make in our asset management business and the activities of our investment professionals on behalf of portfolio companies of our carry funds may subject them and us to the risk of third-party litigation arising from investor dissatisfaction with the performance of those investment funds, the activities of our portfolio companies and a variety pio other litigation claims.

James serves as our President and Chief Operating Officer, oversees our corporate private equity operation directly and, along with Mr.

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There will be no change in either our equity or net income blackstome a result of the deconsolidation. Our organizational documents and agreements permit our general partner to modify our amended and restated limited partnership agreement from time to time, without the consent of blackstonf common unitholders, to address certain changes prospfctus U. We believe that the extensive experience and financial acumen of our management and professionals provide us with a significant competitive advantage.

We believe that our senior management and our talented and experienced professionals are the principal reason why we have achieved significant growth and success in all of our businesses.

If any of these systems do not operate properly or are disabled, we could suffer financial loss, a disruption of our businesses, liability to our investment funds, regulatory intervention or reputational damage. In addition, on those few matters that may be submitted for a vote of our common unitholders our existing owners will indirectly hold special voting units in The Blackstone Group L.

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In order to facilitate this offering, prior to ipoo offering blaxkstone effected the reorganization into a holding partnership structure as described in “Organizational Structure” whereby our existing owners contributed to Blackstone Holdings or sold to wholly-owned subsidiaries of The Blackstone Group L. We are subject to regulation, including periodic examinations, by governmental and self-regulatory organizations in the jurisdictions in which we operate around the world.

A general market downturn, or a specific market dislocation, may result in lower investment returns for our investment funds, which would adversely affect our revenues.


You should rely only on the information contained in this prospectus or in any free writing prospectus we may authorize to be delivered to you. For example, our investment professionals meet regularly with investment bankers and other personnel of all of the major investment banking firms regarding potential investment opportunities, and we will often seek to work with many of the same financial institutions that we have worked with on previous transactions when seeking financing arrangements for bladkstone investment opportunities.

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If adopted, these measures would adversely affect Danish and German companies in which our corporate private equity and real estate opportunity funds have investments and limit the benefits to them of additional investments in those countries.

We may lose investment opportunities in the future if we do not match investment prices, structures and terms offered by competitors.

If one of our employees were to engage in misconduct or were to be accused of such misconduct, our business and our reputation could be adversely affected. As a result, prospsctus loss of these personnel could jeopardize our relationships with investors in our funds, our clients and members of the business community and result in the reduction of assets under management prospecctus fewer investment opportunities.

Our businesses have achieved substantial growth, particularly over the past five years, in no small part due to the successful investment performances of our investment funds. Extensive regulation of our businesses affects our activities and creates the potential for significant liabilities and penalties.

If this or any similar legislation or regulation were to be enacted and to apply to us, we would incur a material increase in our tax liability and could well result in a reduction in the value of our common units”. World Leader in Alternative Asset Management. Our business was historically conducted through a large number of entities as to which there was no single holding entity but which were separately owned by our existing owners.

Both in entering and building our various businesses over the years and in determining the types of investments to be made by our investment funds, our management has consistently sought to focus on the best outcomes for our businesses and investments over a period of years rather prospectuss on the short-term impact on our revenue, net income or cash flow.

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