Blackstone has expanded its Asia-Pacific presence by opening its second office in the region. It has selected Hong Kong as the location for this office. In a statement that suggests its major ambitions, the office will be co-headed by the Hong Kong SAR's former financial secretary a role that equates to finance minister in other jurisdictions.
Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman, CEO and co-founder, says, ôWe believe that significant foreign direct investment in the Chinese economy is vital to its continued growth and development and look forward to playing an integral role in that process, not only in China, but throughout the Asia-Pacific region.ö
BlackstoneÆs Hong Kong office will be co-headed by Ben Jenkins...
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