Blackstone’s Schwarzman Said to Sponsor Kasich Meeting

(NYT corrects report that Daniel Loeb attended event in first bullet of story published Sept. 23.)

Apollo Global CEO Leon Black, Loews CEO James Tisch among attendees at meet-and-greet session on Tues. with Ohio Gov. John Kasich organized by Blackstone Group CEO Steve Schwarzman, Business Insider reports, citing unidentified person who attended meeting.

  • KKR Co-CEO Henry Kravis also said to attend, according to New York Times report on Wed., which didn’t cite anyone
  • Kasich campaign didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment from Business Insider; Blackstone declined to comment
  • Blackstone spokeswoman Christine Anderson says “This was an event hosted by The Partnership for New York City not Steve personally. Blackstone offered space for the meeting”
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