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Best private equity firm


BLACKSTONE GROUP: The US house has demonstrated the benefits of geographical and business area diversification


Tony James, Blackstone

"Our investment model is to hold existing investments until markets are favourable"

Tony James, Blackstone

Last year was one of the sleepiest on record for private equity deals. Funds were still being raised but the lack of M&A activity as companies sat tight, combined with a general lack of confidence in company valuations, meant that private equity firms were reluctant to put investor money to use.



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