The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					                 The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                      Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDFS33529FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUL 2012

          345 Park Avenue                                    Phone              +1 212 5835000                  Revenue          3,252.6 (million USD)
          New York, NY                                       Fax                +1 212 5835749                  Net Profit       -168.30 (million USD)
          10154                                              Website            www.blackstone.com              Employees        1,580
                                                                                BX [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Financial Services
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       The Blackstone Group L.P. (Blackstone) is asset management and advisory firm. The company provides alternative asset
       management and financial advisory services. Blackstone's alternative asset management businesses includes management of
       corporate private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, credit-oriented funds, collateralized loan obligation (CLO)
       vehicles, and publicly-traded mutual funds. The financial advisory services include strategic and financial advisory, fund
       placement and restructuring and reorganization services. Blackstone operates across the US, the UK, France, China, India, Hong
       Kong, and Japan. The company is headquartered in New York, the US.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      The Blackstone Group L.P., SWOT Analysis
         Stephen A. Schwarzman               Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Hamilton E. James                   Chief Operating Officer
                                                                                      Solid Balance Sheet                    Operating Margin
         J. Tomilson Hill                    Director
                                                                                      Strong Business Growth                 Investment Income
         William G. Parrett                  Director
         Brian Mulroney                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Strategic Acquisitions                 Competition
       Share Data
                                                                                      Southeast Asia Opportunity             Foreign Account Tax
         The Blackstone Group L.P.
                                                                                                                             Compliance Act
        Share Price (USD) as on 23-Jul-                                13.61
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (USD)                                                       -0.35        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      14,891
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                31,285
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                   1,231
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Apr 19, 2012         Blackstone Reports Revenue Of $952m In Q1
                                                                                                           2012
                                                                                      Feb 02, 2012         Blackstone Reports Revenue Of $3.3 Billion In
                                                                                                           2011
                                                                                      Nov 16, 2011         Substantial Growth In EU Offshore Wind
                                                                                                           Power Investments: EWEA
                                                                                      Oct 20, 2011         Blackstone Reports          Total   Revenues        Of
                                                                                                           $124.1m In Q3 2011
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................. 5
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................... 6
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................. 7
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - Major Products and Services................................................................................................................ 8
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - History .................................................................................................................................................. 9
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - Company Statement........................................................................................................................... 12
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................ 14
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - Business Description .......................................................................................................................... 16
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................. 18
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 18
          The Blackstone Group L.P. - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................ 18
             Strength - Solid Balance Sheet ................................................................................................................................................. 18
             Strength - Strong Business Growth ........................................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Asset under Management......................................................................................................................................... 18
          The Blackstone Group L.P. - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................... 18
             Weakness - Operating Margin ................................................................................................................................................... 18
             Weakness - Investment Income ................................................................................................................................................ 18
          The Blackstone Group L.P. - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................. 19
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions .......................................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Southeast Asia Opportunity ................................................................................................................................. 19
             Opportunity - Private Equity Outlook ......................................................................................................................................... 19
          The Blackstone Group L.P. - Threats............................................................................................................................................ 19
             Threat - Competition.................................................................................................................................................................. 19
             Threat - Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.......................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Dodd-Frank Act............................................................................................................................................................ 20
       The Blackstone Group L.P. - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................. 21
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 22
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 22
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 22
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances ............................................................................... 27
          The Blackstone Group L.P., Power, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012 ....................................................................................... 27
          The Blackstone Group L.P., Power, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 ...................................................................................... 28
          The Blackstone Group L.P., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012 .................................................................... 29
          The Blackstone Group L.P., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 .................................................................... 30


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       The Blackstone Group L.P., Recent Deals Summary ....................................................................................................................... 31
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 32
          The Blackstone Group L.P., Recent Developments ...................................................................................................................... 32
             Apr 19, 2012: Blackstone Reports Revenue Of $952m In Q1 2012 .......................................................................................... 32
             Feb 02, 2012: Blackstone Repo
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: The Blackstone Group L.P. (Blackstone) is asset management and advisory firm. The company provides alternative asset management and financial advisory services. Blackstone's alternative asset management businesses includes management of corporate private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, credit-oriented funds, collateralized loan obligation (CLO) vehicles, and publicly-traded mutual funds. The financial advisory services include strategic and financial advisory, fund placement and restructuring and reorganization services. Blackstone operates across the US, the UK, France, China, India, Hong Kong, and Japan. The company is headquartered in New York, the US. The large capital base and strong credit capability of the company enhances its ability to make strategic acquisitions, increase its Asian real estate market presence and launch new funds. The unique diversity of Blackstone businesses, which are counter cyclical in nature, reduces the volatility and increases it earning capability. Blackstone intends increase its credit offering in the European markets, increase its operations and market share through newly acquired Harbourmaster in Europe and launch regional funds.
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