Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that it will host its first semi-annual debt investor conference call on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:00 am EST. Laurence Tosi, Chief Financial Officer; Kathy Skero, Principal Accounting Officer; and Weston Tucker, Head of Investor Relations, will review Blackstone’s 2012 results and key credit metrics. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1 877 391.6747 (U.S. domestic) or +1 617 597.9291 (International) pass code 473 231 24#. 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 23931249, 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=P9AJTXJMDAbout 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-focused 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.