Private equity investment manager Blackstone (BX) completed fundraising on a $13.3 billion global real estate investment fund BREP VII.  

In the third quarter alone, Blackstone add $2.2 billion in investment capital for the fund.

Blackstone's performance fees for its real estate investments are substantially larger than this time last year.

Total real estate investments of $34 billion were up 4.9% for the quarter and 11.6% year-to-date.

Assets under management increased company-wide by 32%. Last year in the third quarter, the company posted a loss of $0.34 per share, compared to a profit of $0.() per share today.

Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Over the past twelve months, we achieved gross organic inflows of $38 billion and returned $14 billion to our
investors, driving us to record total assets under management of $205 billion.”

Here is a look at the real estate portfolio at Blackstone, click to make larger:

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