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Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.

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Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.

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Great podcast!!

By Pedro's Tacos - Dec 04 2019
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Very informative. Only criticism is that I didn’t like it when Joe Baratta went after Peter Wallace for not liking roller coasters. That is a perfectly reasonable view!

John Davi (Astoria)

By John Davi (Astoria) - Jul 13 2018
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Incredibly informative + solid lineup of guests = top podcast in my opinion

iTunes Ratings

46 Ratings
Average Ratings
36
6
1
2
1

Great podcast!!

By Pedro's Tacos - Dec 04 2019
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Very informative. Only criticism is that I didn’t like it when Joe Baratta went after Peter Wallace for not liking roller coasters. That is a perfectly reasonable view!

John Davi (Astoria)

By John Davi (Astoria) - Jul 13 2018
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Incredibly informative + solid lineup of guests = top podcast in my opinion
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Blackstone Podcast

Latest release on Jan 31, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Joe Zidle: Finding Value Later in the Cycle with Richard Bernstein

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In the most recent episode of the Blackstone Podcast, Chief Investment Strategist Joe Zidle sat down with Richard Bernstein of Richard Bernstein Advisors for a wide-ranging discussion on today’s market and economic conditions. Joe and Rich covered a range of topics, including monetary policy, recession risk, and where we are in the current business cycle.

Richard Bernstein is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Richard Bernstein Advisors, a macro-focused investment management firm founded in 2009 that manages ETF portfolios, mutual funds, unit investment trusts, and ETFs for a range of individual and institutional clients.

For more market insights from Joe Zidle, subscribe to his market commentary.

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The views expressed in this commentary are the personal views of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Blackstone Group L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Blackstone”). The views expressed reflect the current views of the speakers as of the date hereof and Blackstone undertakes no responsibility to advise you of any changes in the views expressed herein.

Neither this blog post, nor the podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

Apr 24 2019

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Rank #2: Joe Zidle: Rising Recession Risk

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An inverted yield curve, excess global liquidity, and ongoing trade tensions with China: Chief Investment Strategist Joe Zidle argues that these three issues are key to understanding where the global economy is headed in the coming year. Tune in to learn why he believes that “the countdown timer” on the end of this economic expansion has started.

For more insights from Joe Zidle, subscribe to his market commentary.

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The views expressed in this commentary are the personal views of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Blackstone Group Inc. (together with its affiliates, “Blackstone”). The views expressed reflect the current views of the speaker as of the date hereof and Blackstone undertakes no responsibility to advise you of any changes in the views expressed herein.

Neither this blog post, nor the podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

Sep 13 2019

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Rank #3: Dwight Scott, President of GSO, on the Credit Market and Energy

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In the latest edition of the Blackstone podcast, we explore credit with GSO’s Dwight Scott. Dwight sat down with Joe Lohrer, National Sales Manager for the Private Wealth Management group to discuss dislocation in energy, rising interest rates and what trends are shaping the credit market.

Mar 29 2018

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Rank #4: Joe Zidle on Trade, Capex, and his Bullish Views on Growth

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On this episode of the Blackstone podcast, Joe Lohrer, National Sales Manager for Private Wealth Solutions, sat down with investment strategist Joe Zidle to discuss broad trends in the market and the variety of political and economic factors that are shaping his outlook for future growth. Joe Zidle is a frequent guest on CNBC and a contributor to a number of financial media outlets, and regularly shares his unique perspective with Blackstone’s audiences through his market commentary series.

The discussion spanned a range of topics, from Joe’s take on inflation concerns to the looming threat of a trade war. Joe also shared his optimistic views on future growth despite the major political and financial concerns facing investors today.

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The views expressed in this podcast are the personal views of Joe Zidle and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Blackstone Group L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Blackstone”). The views expressed reflect the current views of Joe Zidle as of the date hereof, and neither Joe Zidle nor Blackstone undertake any responsibility to advise you of any changes in the views expressed herein.

Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

Jul 25 2018

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Rank #5: How Blackstone is Re-Thinking Healthcare for Our Portfolio Companies

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Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

Apr 26 2018

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Rank #6: Blackstone’s John McCormick on BAAM and the Hedge Fund Industry At-Large

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In the latest episode of the Blackstone Podcast, John McCormick, CEO of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, joined us for a conversation on how BAAM and the hedge fund industry have evolved in recent years. John discussed BAAM’s growth to become the world’s largest discretionary investor in hedge funds, as well as the group’s more recent expansion into business areas like GP stakes and direct investing.

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Neither this blog post, nor the podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

Mar 07 2019

14mins

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Rank #7: Joe Zidle: US-China Tariffs Both Bark and Bite

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In this episode of the Blackstone Podcast, Chief Investment Strategist Joe Zidle argues that the United States and China will eventually reach a trade deal, but that markets will likely experience more volatility in the interim. Click below to hear his expectations for the tariffs’ impact on growth, corporate profits, and risk assets.

For more market insights from Joe Zidle, subscribe to his market commentary.

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The views expressed in this commentary are the personal views of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Blackstone Group L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Blackstone”). The views expressed reflect the current views of the speaker as of the date hereof and Blackstone undertakes no responsibility to advise you of any changes in the views expressed herein.

Neither this blog post, nor the podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

May 20 2019

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Rank #8: The GSO Quarterly Credit Brief: Catching Up on Global Markets with Joe Zidle

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In this episode, Dwight Scott sits down with Joe Zidle, Blackstone’s Chief Investment Strategist, to exchange views on the state of the markets and the economy. Joe discusses the durability of the current economic expansion, the continuation of dovish central bank policy, and increasing headwinds to earnings growth. Dwight then shares his perspectives on the implications of this backdrop for credit investors. He also weighs in on recent debate about leveraged loans, arguing that these investments remain compelling defensive opportunities.

Joe Zidle is a Managing Director at Blackstone and the Chief Investment Strategist in the firm’s Private Wealth Solutions group.

Dwight Scott is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone and President of GSO Capital Partners. He oversees the day-to-day management of GSO and sits on the investment committees for GSO’s energy funds, mezzanine funds and rescue lending funds.

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The views expressed in this commentary are the personal views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Blackstone Group L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Blackstone”). The views expressed reflect the current views of the authors as of the date hereof and Blackstone undertakes no responsibility to advise you of any changes in the views expressed herein.

Neither this blog post, nor the podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

Mar 27 2019

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Rank #9: Introducing GSO President Dwight Scott’s Quarterly Podcast

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 “We think we have a great business, we think we have a diversified business and we want to tell the story of how we built that business will be a lot of fun and hopefully not just for us, but for the listeners.”

In his first podcast of an ongoing series on the credit markets and GSO, Dwight Scott sat down with Christine Anderson, Head of Global Public Affairs, to discuss the state of the market today, the global credit markets and how GSO has ascended to its leading position in the industry. In the coming months, Dwight will be sitting down with team members at GSO to discuss a wide range of macroeconomic topics impacting credit markets.

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Neither this blog post, nor the podcast nor any of the information contained herein or therein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This blog post and the podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

Aug 22 2018

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Rank #10: Behind the Deal: Blackstone’s Thomson Reuters F&R Partnership

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Today, we’re launching a new series on the Blackstone podcast called “Behind the Deal” – which will take a closer at some of our firm’s most high-profile transactions, and how we partner with businesses across industries to create value and drive growth. In the first episode, we speak to Martin Brand, a Senior Managing Director in Blackstone’s Private Equity business, who is the lead partner on our recent $20 billion deal for Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk (F&R) business. Martin sat down to discuss some behind-the-scenes details on how the deal came together, and what we see looking ahead for the F&R business and our partnership with Thomson Reuters.

Neither this podcast nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle.

Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This podcast may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at ir.blackstone.com.

May 24 2018

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