SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 3, 2012
The Blackstone Group L.P.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
345 Park Avenue
New York, New York
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(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this filing is The Blackstone Group L.P.s historical disclosure of certain financial measures presented on a basis consistent with the presentation in Blackstones July 19, 2012 report of its 2012 second quarter results of operations. All information in Exhibit 99.1 is furnished but not filed.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||The Blackstone Group L.P. Supplemental Financial Information|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: August 3, 2012
|The Blackstone Group L.P.|
|By:||Blackstone Group Management L.L.C.,|
|its General Partner|
|Name:||Laurence A. Tosi|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|