Will The Blackstone Group’s Top Institutional Shareholders Love This Record Fund?

Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announces the closure of its latest global real estate fund, Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII, after the fund raised $ 13.3 billion from more than 250 investors around the world. BREP VII is the largest opportunistic real estate fund ever raised. Jonathan D. Gray, the global head of Blackstone’s real estate business: “We are extremely appreciative to our investors for their strong support of BREP VII. We believe the current environment provides a highly attractive opportunity to generate favorable returns for them.”

Will Blackstone’s largest shareholders increase their holdings? These institutional firms indicated owning shares of The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) in Q3 2012. They reported owning a total of 2.24 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $14.28 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in The Blackstone Group at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Honeywell International Inc held 2,016,300 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $28,792,763. This brought the portfolio total to 0.95%.

Cacti Asset Management LLC held 113,525 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,621,137. This brought the portfolio total to 0.43%.

BTR Capital Management Inc held 87,875 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,254,855. This brought the portfolio total to 0.45%.

Central Bank & Trust Co held 22,475 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $320,943. This brought the portfolio total to 0.18%.

Burns J W & Co Inc/NY held 0 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $0. This brought the portfolio total to %.

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc held 31,740,110 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $414,843,228. This brought the portfolio total to 1.01%.

Credit Suisse AG/ held 20,968,170 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $274,053,976. This brought the portfolio total to 0.34%.

FMR LLC held 14,854,885 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $194,153,342. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Deutsche Bank AG held 13,644,478 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $178,333,323. This brought the portfolio total to 0.09%.

Deutsche Bank AG held 13,644,478 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $178,333,323. This brought the portfolio total to 0.09%.

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