Blackstone to sell $400 mn stake in REIT Embassy, ADIA eyes investment

Blackstone will sell a stake worth up to $400 million in Embassy Office Parks REIT, the country’s biggest real estate investment trust, via stock exchange block deals, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund, one of the world’s largest, is likely to pick up at least half of the … Read more

Buy low, sell high not sustainable PE strategy: Blackstone’s Dixit

India’s private equity market has turned so competitive that simply ‘buying low’ and ‘selling high’ is no longer a sustainable strategy for an investment company, said Amit Dixit, head of Asia, private equity, Blackstone. “(Instead) what’s really sustainable is you buy what you can build or rather, do not buy what you cannot build, and … Read more