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Blackstone third-quarter profit misses

But still sees opportunity
Brena Swanson
"With one of the largest pools of available dry powder capital and the broadest alternative investment platform, we are well-positioned to capitalize on the dislocation in asset values created by greater market volatility," Blackstone co-Founder and CEO Stephen Schwarzman said.
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Invitation Homes names new CEO and executive chair

Elevates Bryce Blair, adds John Bartling
Ben Lane
Bryce Blair, who has been on Invitation Homes’ board of directors since 2013, was named executive chairman of the board of directors. The company also named John Bartling as president and chief executive officer. Bartling will replace Invitation Homes’ current CEO Nick Gould.
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Katherine Briggs appointed chief operating officer of B2R Finance

Joins from BlackRock Solutions
Ben Lane
While at BlackRock, Briggs managed GSE multifamily loan underwriting and securitization, commercial mortgage-backed securities analysis, and large-scale valuation and risk assessment advisory projects for both domestic and international institutions.
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Private equity firms fund Wall Street

Blackstone ranks as one of the highest fee-payers
Brena Swanson
Private equity firms are carving out a more prominent position in the financial market as investment banking fees continue to rise.
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Did Treasury plan to shortchange Fannie, Freddie investors?

As more layers peel away, a pattern forms
Trey Garrison
A report on TheStreet.com Tuesday focusing on the potential for conflict of interest in Blackstone serving as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Treasury missed a much bigger story.
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Bloomberg: Blackstone rental home bonds have highest LTV

Trey Garrison
Bloomberg real estate ace Jody Shenn reports that Blackstone’s rental home bonds have the highest Loan-to-Value of any on the market.
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Blackstone adviser: Investors worried about ‘serious correction’

Byron Wien still holds his line
Jacob Gaffney
“But there are enough other positive signs that I am not altering my favorable forecast. If housing continues to be weak, I will probably have to change my view.”
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Key business feature boosts Blackstone's earnings 89%

After several years, company crosses financial threshold
Brena Swanson
"Blackstone’s second quarter results marked one of our best ever in terms of both economic net income and distributable earnings. As more of our assets under management have seasoned, we’ve been increasingly active in harvesting the value we’ve created over several years,” Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO, said.
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Blackstone bet big on Majority Leader Cantor and lost

Cantor goes down despite help from nation’s landlord
Trey Garrison
Majority Leader Eric Cantor was handed a shocking upset defeat Tuesday night, but he didn’t go down alone – Blackstone Group bet big on the moderate establishment Republican and now that investment is down the tubes as Cantor is on a path to private citizenship.
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American Residential taps Deutsche Bank for REO-to-rental securitization

Will be German bank’s second REO-to-rental marketing deal
Trey Garrison
American Residential Properties Inc. has tapped Deutsche Bank AG to arrange a $300 million bond sale backed by house rental payments, the second such sale for the German banking giant.
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