Oct 13, 2010

Blackstone Announces Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call

New York, October 13, 2010 – The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), announced today that it will host its third quarter 2010 investor conference call Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 11:00 am ET. Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Tony James, President and Chief Operating Officer; Laurence Tosi, Chief Financial Officer; and Joan Solotar, Senior Managing Director – Public Markets, will review The Blackstone Group L.P.’s third quarter 2010 earnings. The conference call can be accessed by dialing (877) 391-6737 (U.S. domestic) or +1 (617) 597-9373 (international) pass code 128 595 09.

Additionally the conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed by all interested parties through the Investor Relations section of The Blackstone Group’s website http://ir.blackstone.com/. For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available on our website or by dialing (888) 286-8010 (U.S. domestic) or +1 (617) 801-6888 (international) pass code number 12859509, beginning approximately two hours after the event.

To pre-register for the conference call please use the following link:
https://cossprereg.btci.com/prereg/key.process?key=PXMF6N3TB

About Blackstone

Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment and advisory firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, the companies we advise and the broader global economy. We do this through the commitment of our extraordinary people and flexible capital. Our alternative asset management businesses include the management of private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, credit- oriented funds and closed-end mutual funds. The Blackstone Group also provides various financial advisory services, including financial and strategic advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services. Further information is available at china.blackstone.com.

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