Blackstone May Get Up to $1.8 Billion From New Jersey Pension

Blackstone Group LP (BX), the world’s largest private-equity firm, may receive as much as $1.8 billion in commitments from the New Jersey Division of Investment.

The state pension system proposes investing $1.5 billion in four separate accounts to be managed by Blackstone and $300 million in three traditional funds, according to documents prepared for a public meeting today.

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