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Blackstone IPO Payouts Will Eclipse Google

Schwarzman's stake in the private equity firm will top $7.5B

(Newser) - Huge windfalls due the top executives of the Blackstone Group from their IPO late this month will eclipse even the payday enjoyed by the Google founders three years ago, the Wall Street Journal reports. CEO Stephen Schwarzman will make $677 million and retain a $7.5 billion stake in the... More »

Blackstone Honchos Cash In on IPO

Barbarians at the gate will arrive flush with cash—$2.33B of it

(Newser) - And the billionaires get richer. Blackstone founders Steve Schwarzman and Pete Peterson will collect a combined $2.33 bil from the private equity giant's planned IPO, which could take place as early as late June. Schwarzman will keep a 24% stake in the $32B company, worth just under $450M, and... More »

Sloan Reviews the Blackstone IPO Filing

Not quite financial porn, but some revealing moments

(Newser) -  The IPO filing for the notoriously secretive Blackstone Group wasn't the tell-all Wall Street watchers had hoped for, says Newsweek’s Wall Street editor Allan Sloan, who searched in vain for how big a stake is held by the private equity partnership's  two Mr. Bigs, Steve Schwarzman and Pete... More »

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