Taking Private Equity Public: The Blackstone Group Harvard Case Solution & Analysis

On the eve of the Blackstone Group's much anticipated initial public offering (IPO), a Wall Street portfolio manager contemplates his commitment to purchase 20,000 units at $31.00 each.

As truly one of the biggest IPOs in recent history and the first leading PE fund to go public in America, the offering had stirred up significant media and congressional interest, some of which was potentially damaging for the PE industry. Even taking the uncertainty of the tax law into consideration, the supervisor believed the market would react positively to Blackstone's recently traded units. But there were still risks to think about.

Taking Private Equity Public The Blackstone Group case study solution

PUBLICATION DATE: November 04, 2011 PRODUCT #: UV5243-PDF-ENG

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