Nov 09, 2010

Blackstone to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference

New York, November 9, 2010 – The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), announced today that Tony James, President & Chief Operating Officer of The Blackstone Group, is scheduled to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 12:10 pm EST.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of Blackstone’s website at http://ir.blackstone.com/. For those unable to listen to the live audio webcast, a replay will be available on Blackstone’s website shortly after the event.

Please direct any questions regarding the webcast to Blackstone’s Investor Relations group at BlackstoneInvestorRelations@blackstone.com.

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