Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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Nov 8 2013 | 11:39am ET
The Blackstone Group has repeated its coup with hotel chain Extended Stay America.
The private-equity firm more than tripled its money when it sold the company in 2007. It's poised to nearly do so again when Extended Stay goes public next week.
Blackstone, along with Centerbridge Partners and Paulson & Co., bought Extended Stay out of bankruptcy in 2010. At its current planned offering range, the IPO would give the three firms a return of 2.7 times their $1.58 billion investment.
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…