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Blackstone is hiring a former top enforcement attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, months after the world’s biggest alternative-asset manager agreed to its first SEC penalty, two people with knowledge of the move said.

Blackstone to shut mutual fund

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Blackstone Group, the asset manager run by Stephen Schwarzman, will shutter a mutual fund that allocates money to hedge fund managers as the vehicle’s main backer, Fidelity Investments, is pulling out.

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Lehman Brothers - A Brief History

In 1844, 23-year-old Henry Lehman, the son of a cattle merchant, emigrated to the United States from the town of Rimpar, in the German state of Bavaria. He settled in Montgomery, Alabama, where he opened a dry goods store, 'H. Lehman'. In 1847, following the arrival of Emanuel Lehman, the Firm became 'H. Lehman and Bro'. With the arrival of their youngest brother, Mayer Lehman, in 1850, the Firm changed its name again and 'Lehman Brothers' was founded.

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People News: Blackstone, Deutsche Bank, UBS

Blackstone is hiring a former top enforcement attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, months after the world’s biggest alternative-asset manager agreed to its first SEC penalty, two people with knowledge of the move said.

Blackstone’s Schwarzman Backs Mitt Romney’s Campaign

Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and co-founder of the world’s largest private-equity firm Blackstone Group LP will host a fundraiser for Mitt Romney at his Park Avenue apartment next month, a sign that Romney is closing the sale with Wall Street’s wealthiest donors.

HSBC - 'Studs' Fails To Leave His Mark

Well, it was really only a matter of time. John Studzinski (known as 'Studs'), the man who was brought in 3 years ago to build up HSBC's M&A franchise, is off to join private equity firm Blackstone later this year. As The Wall Street Journal says, the banker who was brought in 'to lead the charge, is departing this fall, leaving a trail of high costs, few big deals and questions about the bank's strategy'.

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