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): April 11, 2019
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
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On April 11, 2019, Kelly Ann Ayotte was appointed to the board of directors of Blackstone Group Management L.L.C., the general partner (the General Partner) of The Blackstone Group L.P. (the Partnership), and its Audit and Conflicts Committees, effective May 13, 2019.
Ms. Ayotte will receive an annual cash retainer of $150,000. In addition, Ms. Ayotte will receive, effective May 13, 2019, a grant of deferred restricted common units with a value of $210,000 under The Blackstone Group L.P. Amended and Restated 2017 Equity Incentive Plan. These deferred restricted common units will vest, and the underlying common units will be delivered, on the first anniversary of the date of grant, subject to Ms. Ayottes continued service on the board of the directors of the General Partner.
A copy of the press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Ayotte to the board of directors of the General Partner is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release of The Blackstone Group L.P. dated April 11, 2019.
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: April 12, 2019
|The Blackstone Group L.P.|
By: Blackstone Group Management L.L.C.,
|its General Partner|
/s/ John G. Finley
John G. Finley
Chief Legal Officer