Blackstone (NYSE: BX) announced today that it will host its fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 investor conference call Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11:00 am ET. Steve Schwarzman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Tony James, President and Chief Operating Officer; Laurence Tosi, Chief Financial Officer; and Joan Solotar, Senior Managing Director – External Relations and Strategy, will review Blackstone’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 earnings. The conference call can be accessed by dialing +1 (877) 391-6747 (U.S. domestic) or +1 (617) 597-9291 (International) pass code 149 943 55#. Additionally the conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed by all interested parties through the Investor Relations section of Blackstone’s website www.blackstone.com . For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available on our website or by dialing +1 (888) 286-8010 (U.S. domestic) or +1 (617) 801-6888 (International) pass code number 79108367, beginning approximately two hours after the event. To pre-register for the conference call please use the following link: https://cossprereg.btci.com/prereg/key.process?key=PP7AYRVD7 About Blackstone Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment and advisory firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, the companies we advise and the broader global economy. We do this through the commitment of our extraordinary people and flexible capital. Our alternative asset management businesses include the management of private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge fund solutions, credit-oriented funds and closed-end funds. Blackstone also provides various financial advisory services, including financial and strategic advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow us on Twitter @Blackstone.