Blackstone Names German Advisory Head

Jul 2 2012 | 2:42pm ET

The Blackstone Group has hired a new executive to boost its advisory business in German-speaking countries.

Jan Weidner was named a senior managing director at Blackstone Advisory Partners. Weidner formerly led JPMorgan Chase's German mergers and acquisitions business, leaving the bank in 2002.

Weidner is charged with overseeing Blackstone Advisory's German-speaking franchise.

In Depth

Financial Industry Blockchain Consortium R3 To Open-Source Platform Code

Oct 20 2016 | 9:03pm ET

Bitcoin's blockchain technology has spawned a flurry of activity among fintech startups...


U.S. Trust's Beard: The Rapid Growth of the Art Lending Industry

Oct 7 2016 | 10:55pm ET

Alternative investment managers have emerged as some of the most significant art...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Fund Marketing – Tips for Your Initial Sales Meeting

Sep 29 2016 | 5:46pm ET

There are two main goals a hedge fund should have for an initial in-person sales...