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Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment and advisory firms. This podcast offers replays of Blackstone earnings calls and executive media appearances and interviews.

Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment and advisory firms. This podcast offers replays of Blackstone earnings calls and executive media appearances and interviews.
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Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment and advisory firms. This podcast offers replays of Blackstone earnings calls and executive media appearances and interviews.

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English


Episodes

When Credit Spreads Contradict Equity Volatility

11/19/2018
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Blackstone is pleased to announce a new market commentary series on the Blackstone Podcast from investment strategist Joe Zidle. In each episode, Joe will share his insights on market trends and what investors should be looking out for in the month ahead. This week, he sat down with us to discuss volatility, credit spreads and inflation trends. *** The views expressed in this commentary are the personal views of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Blackstone...

Duration:00:04:48

Introducing GSO President Dwight Scott’s Quarterly Podcast

8/22/2018
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“We think we have a great business, we think we have a diversified business and we want to tell the story of how we built that business will be a lot of fun and hopefully not just for us, but for the listeners.” In his first podcast of an ongoing series on the credit markets and GSO, Dwight Scott sat down with Christine Anderson, Head of Global Public Affairs, to discuss the state of the market today, the global credit markets and how GSO has ascended to its leading position in the...

Duration:00:19:07

Joe Zidle on Trade, Capex, and his Bullish Views on Growth

7/25/2018
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On this episode of the Blackstone podcast, Joe Lohrer, National Sales Manager for Private Wealth Solutions, sat down with investment strategist Joe Zidle to discuss broad trends in the market and the variety of political and economic factors that are shaping his outlook for future growth. Joe Zidle is a frequent guest on CNBC and a contributor to a number of financial media outlets, and regularly shares his unique perspective with Blackstone’s audiences through his market commentary...

Duration:00:26:43

Behind the Deal: Blackstone’s Thomson Reuters F&R Partnership

5/24/2018
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Today, we’re launching a new series on the Blackstone podcast called “Behind the Deal” – which will take a closer at some of our firm’s most high-profile transactions, and how we partner with businesses across industries to create value and drive growth. In the first episode, we speak to Martin Brand, a Senior Managing Director in Blackstone’s Private Equity business, who is the lead partner on our recent $20 billion deal for Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk (F&R) business. Martin sat...

Duration:00:11:30

How Blackstone is Re-Thinking Healthcare for Our Portfolio Companies

4/26/2018
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*** Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle. Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such...

Duration:00:10:08

Dwight Scott, President of GSO, on the Credit Market and Energy

3/29/2018
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In the latest edition of the Blackstone podcast, we explore credit with GSO’s Dwight Scott. Dwight sat down with Joe Lohrer, National Sales Manager for the Private Wealth Management group to discuss dislocation in energy, rising interest rates and what trends are shaping the credit market.

Duration:00:17:53

Tony James Outlines His Plan for 'Rescuing Retirement'

2/15/2018
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Over the next two decades, nearly 10,000 Americans will reach retirement age every single day. They deserve to live their golden years in dignity. Instead, many will experience a dramatic drop in their standards of living. Because of a looming crisis of inadequate retirement savings, America risks facing rates of poverty among senior citizens not seen since the Great Depression – and the strain of this newly poor population will devastate federal, state, and local budgets for decades to...

Duration:00:15:11

Byron Wien's Ten Surprises for 2018

1/17/2018
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In this edition of the Blackstone podcast, Vice Chairman Byron Wien sat down with Head of Private Wealth Solutions and External Relations Joan Solotar to talk more about his ten surprises for 2018 – covering topics ranging from oil prices to Xi Jinping’s focus on China’s credit problem. In addition to his 10 surprises, Byron talks more about his “also rans” – surprises for 2018 that didn’t make the top 10 such as cryptocurrency, the Mueller investigation and...

Duration:00:29:22

How Hedge Funds Can Be Built To Last

12/15/2017
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Hedge funds tend to be products of a founder, tied inseparably to that person for both fundraising and strategy. As a result, the business itself doesn’t outlive the founder. It’s a cruel irony that these organizations, with such talent and substantial assets under management(AUM), are unable to create going concern value. We believe it’s not only possible to build hedge fund businesses with going concern value, it’s important to do so.

Duration:00:18:04

Episode 2 - Transformational Change: How Blackstone Approaches Energy Efficiency

9/25/2017
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Don Anderson, Blackstone's Chief Sustainability Officer, sits down with Christine Anderson, Global Head of Public Affairs, for episode 2 of Transformational Change – our new podcast series on the ways we think about operational improvements. Don looks at the challenges facing companies today and shares how Blackstone has achieved significant savings across its portfolio.

Duration:00:16:06

Vern Perry on the Evolution of Secondary Private Equity

9/18/2017
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Vern Perry, Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Strategic Partners, sat down to discuss the trends shaping the secondary market in our recent podcast. Vern looks at the trends behind buyers and sellers of secondary private equity today, and shares how Strategic Partners is addressing the needs of investors against this changing backdrop. Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or...

Duration:00:15:24

Episode 1 - Transformational Change: Lean Process with Dave Calhoun and Jeff Overly

6/6/2017
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The first episode of ‘Transformational Change’ – our new podcast series on the ways we think about operational improvements in our portfolio companies. For our first episode, Christine Anderson, Global Head of Public Affairs, sits down with Dave Calhoun, Head of Portfolio Operations and Jeff Overly, Blackstone’s lean specialist. Dave and Jeff discuss the history of lean [0:30], implementing lean processes at Gates [3:50], the lean leadership at Service King [8:05], creating cultural change...

Duration:00:16:23

Dave Calhoun on Creating Value through Portfolio Operations

2/27/2017
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Today on the Blackstone podcast, our channel dedicated to the insights, conversations and news from across our firm, we’re sharing an interview with Dave Calhoun, head of Portfolio Operations. Dave recently sat down with Joe Lohrer from Private Wealth Solutions to discuss the ways Blackstone creates value in our portfolio companies.

Duration:00:37:04

Blackstone Q4 2016 Media Call

1/27/2017
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Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer of any Blackstone fund. This podcast may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 which reflect Blackstone’s current views with respect to, among other things, Blackstone’s operations and financial performance. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as...

Duration:00:22:55

Blackstone Q4 2016 Investor Call

1/26/2017
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Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer of any Blackstone fund. This podcast may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 which reflect Blackstone’s current views with respect to, among other things, Blackstone’s operations and financial performance. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as...

Duration:01:04:37

Joe Baratta on the private equity perspective

11/4/2016
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Blackstone’s Joe Baratta, Global Head of Private Equity, sat down with Christine Anderson, Global Head of Public Affairs, to discuss what he sees in across the markets today. He reflects on our current low interest rate environment, trends in the energy market, the impact of the UK referendum and the lessons he’s learned over his career.

Duration:00:18:55

Tom Hill on the state of the hedge fund business today

10/28/2016
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Tom Hill, President and CEO of BAAM, sat down with JoeLohrer to discuss his views on the Hedge Fund business today, discussing thestate of capital markets, trends in allocations and the future of the hedgefund industry. The views expressed in thiscommentary are the personal views of Tom Hill and Joseph Lohrer and do notnecessarily reflect the views of Blackstone itself. The views expressed reflectthe current views of Mr. Hill and Mr. Lohrer as of the date hereof and neitherMr. Hill, Mr....

Duration:00:27:52

Byron Wien reflects on a summer of uncertainty and disruption

9/19/2016
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Blackstone’s Byron Wien sat down with Joan Solotar, Head of Multi-Asset Investing, to discuss his June market commentary. The interview focused on Byron’s annual Benchmark lunches, where a panel of business leaders and thinkers gather to discuss the key issues driving the macro-economic environment today. The views expressed in this commentary are the personal views of Byron Wien, Vice Chairman of Multi-Asset Investing at Blackstone, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Blackstone...

Duration:00:13:48

Blackstone Q2 2016 Media Call

7/21/2016
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Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer of any Blackstone fund. This podcast may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 which reflect Blackstone’s current views with respect to, among other things, Blackstone’s operations and financial performance. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as...

Duration:00:31:38

Blackstone Q2 2015 Earnings Call

7/21/2016
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Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer of any Blackstone fund. This podcast may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 which reflect Blackstone’s current views with respect to, among other things, Blackstone’s operations and financial performance. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as...

Duration:01:26:56