Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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May 19 2010 | 11:35am ET
The Blackstone Group is setting up shop Down Under. The private equity giant today announced plans to establish a presence in Australia after postponing the opening of an office in Sydney last year.
“We are establishing a presence her to integrate the firm into the local business community, seeking opportunities to invest and to raise capital,” Blackstone’s Philip Levinson told a conference call. Levinson is managing director of Blackstone Group Australia.
Blackstone’s precise plans, including a timetable, remain unclear, Reuters reports.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…