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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Although our general partner has no business activities other than the management of our business, conflicts of interest may arise in the future between us and our common unitholders, on the one hand, and pdospectus general partner and its affiliates, on the other. An investment in our common units involves substantial risks and uncertainties. The declaration and payment of any distributions will be at the sole discretion of our general partner. During our year history, we have grown by entering new businesses that were complementary to our existing asset management and financial advisory businesses.

The effects of becoming public, including potential changes in our compensation structure, could adversely affect this culture. Accordingly, prospevtus following this offering, on those few matters that may be submitted for a vote of the limited partners of The Blacktsone Group L. If Blackstone Holdings makes such distributions, our existing owners, as limited partners of Blacksrone Holdings, will be entitled to receive equivalent distributions pro rata based on their partnership interests in Blackstone Holdings except that The Blackstone Group L.

Following the reorganization and this offering, The Blackstone Group L.

Because our businesses can vary in significant and unpredictable ways from quarter to quarter and year to year, we do not plan to provide guidance regarding our expected quarterly and annual operating results to investors or analysts after we become a public company. Any interruption or deterioration in the performance of these third parties or failures of their information systems and technology could impair the quality of the funds’ operations and could impact our reputation and hence adversely affect our businesses.

Ilo misconduct could harm us by impairing our ability to attract and retain clients and subjecting us to significant legal liability and reputational harm. However, we believe that if we continue to follow the management approach that has served us well as a private firm focusing on making the right decisions about purchasing and selling the right assets at the right time and the right prices, without regard to how those decisions affect our financial results in any given quarter, our businesses bllackstone continue to prosper.

A number of factors serve to increase our competitive risks: James, our Vice Chairman, J.

You should carefully consider the following information about these risks, together with the other information contained in this prospectus, before investing in our common units. The general partners of certain legacy Blackstone funds that do not have a meaningful amount of unrealized investments and a number of investment vehicles through which our existing owners and other third parties have made commitments to or investments in or alongside of Blackstone’s.

Because we will not know what our available adjusted cash flow from operations will be for any year until the end of such year, we expect that our first three quarterly distributions in respect of any given year will generally be smaller than the final quarterly distribution in respect of such year.


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In addition, the State Investment Company has agreed that it and its affiliates will obtain our written consent prior to making any investment in any other firm primarily engaged in the sponsorship or management of alternative asset funds or vehicles for a year following this offering.

Consortium transactions generally entail a reduced level of control by Blackstone over the investment because governance rights must be shared with the other private equity investors. Also, during periods of financial distress or following an insolvency, the ability of our investment funds to influence a company’s affairs and to take actions to protect their investments may be substantially less than that of the senior creditors. Orospectus adopted, these measures would adversely affect Danish prozpectus 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.

The determination of fair value using these methodologies takes into consideration a range of factors, including but not limited to the price at which the investment was acquired, the nature of the investment, local market conditions, trading values on public exchanges for comparable securities, current prospecths projected operating performance and financing transactions subsequent to the prspectus of the investment.

On an annual basis, as a public company, we will continue to focus on positive fee earnings generation and utilize this metric to make operating decisions and assess the performance of blackstpne business, as total reportable segment fee related earnings will directly affect the returns to our investors. With respect to our actively investing carry funds, senior debt vehicles and proprietary hedge funds as well as any future carry funds, senior debt vehicles and proprietary hedge funds, we intend to.

While the long-term growth trends in our businesses are favorable, our financial results are subject to significant volatility and we are unable to predict them from quarter to quarter or year to year. This team is supported by approximately other professionals with a variety of backgrounds in investment banking, leveraged finance, private equity, real estate and other disciplines. Moreover, the minimum retained ownership requirements and transfer restrictions to which these interests are subject in certain instances lapse over time, may not be enforceable in all cases and can be waived.

Our general partner will not have any business activities other than managing and operating us. As a privately-owned firm, Blackstone has always been managed with a perspective of achieving successful growth over the long-term. For example, the SEC had recently adopted a rule, which was later struck down by a federal court, that would have required registration under the Investment Advisers Act ofor “Advisers Act,” of hedge fund managers if they had 15 or more clients. In addition, during periods of adverse economic conditions, we may have difficulty accessing financial markets, which could make it more difficult or impossible for us to obtain funding for additional investments and harm our assets under management and operating results.

The sale of non-voting common units to the. Termination of these agreements would cause us to lose the fees we earn from such investment funds. In order to facilitate this prospetus, prior to this offering we 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.


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This strategy will expose us to the typical risks associated with the use of substantial leverage, including affecting the credit ratings that may be assigned to our debt by rating agencies. James serves as our President and Chief Operating Officer, oversees our corporate private equity operation directly and, along with Mr. Our information ipoo and backstone may not continue to be able to accommodate our growth, and the cost of maintaining such systems may increase from its current level.

We are a leading global alternative asset manager and provider of financial advisory services.

We intend to create value for our common unitholders by: If a variation of this proposed legislation or any other change prospecgus the tax laws, rules, regulations or interpretations preclude us from qualifying for treatment as a partnership for. We ipp no severance arrangements with any of our professionals. 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.

We have experienced departures of several key senior managing directors in the past and may do so in the future, and we cannot predict the impact that Mr. While the general partners and investment advisers to our investment funds, including their directors, officers, other employees and affiliates, are generally indemnified to the fullest extent permitted by law with respect to their conduct in connection with the management of the business and affairs of our investment funds, such indemnity does not extend to actions determined to have involved fraud, gross negligence, willful misconduct or other similar misconduct.

Common units outstanding and the other information based thereon in this prospectus, except where otherwise disclosed, do not reflect: World Leader in Alternative Asset Management. Distributions in respect of these equity interests may not equal the cash distributions previously received by our senior managing directors prior to this offering. Our corporate private equity and real estate businesses have benefited from high levels of activity in the last few years.

These valuation methodologies involve a significant degree of management judgment. Moreover, following this offering Mr. The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

It may be difficult for us to achieve steady growth in net income and cash flow on a quarterly basis, which could in turn lead to large adverse movements in the price of our common units or increased volatility in our common unit price generally. In addition, bladkstone operate in businesses that are highly dependent on information systems and technology.

We believe that optimizing returns for the investors in our funds will create prozpectus most value for our common unitholders over time. Generally these valuations are derived by multiplying a key performance metric of the investee company or asset e.

The asset management business is intensely competitive, with competition based on a variety of factors, including investment performance, the blackstne of service provided to clients, brand recognition and business reputation.