Sir William, 1723–80, English jurist and writer on law.
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How to use Blackstone in a sentence
In 2019, Wolfe Herd took the helm of MagicLab, renamed to Bumble Group, in a $3 billion deal with Blackstone, replacing Badoo founder and CEO Andrey Andreev following a harassment scandal at the firm.
Blackstone, known for its sprawling corporate real estate portfolio, has been remarkably resilient in the pandemic, a phenomenon it attributes to betting early on the rise of the technology and life sciences industries.Blackstone’s Co-Head of Real Estate describes the post-pandemic office | Lucinda Shen | November 6, 2020 | Fortune
Blackstone, known for its sprawling corporate real estate portfolio, has been remarkably resilient in the pandemic, a phenomenon it attributes to betting on the rise of the technology and life sciences industries.How cities could change after the pandemic, according to Blackstone | Lucinda Shen | November 6, 2020 | Fortune
A major way that executives at private equity firms like Blackstone make money is by taking a share of profits when the companies they invest in are sold.Susan Collins Backed Down From a Fight with Private Equity. Now They’re Underwriting Her Reelection. | by Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Theodoric Meyer, Politico | October 29, 2020 | ProPublica
We subsequently edited information to add new speakers who presented at Blackstone in later years.Why does website say Barrett worked at anti-LGBTQ firm earlier than she disclosed? | Chris Johnson | October 9, 2020 | Washington Blade
Blackstone's investment will allow Versace to grow financially and continue to expand on a global scale into new markets.Versace Sells Minority Stake; Jessica Lange Fronts Marc Jacobs Beauty Campaign | The Fashion Beast Team | February 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Big shots like Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone and Steven Cohen of SAC Capital may garner the headlines.Bridgewater May Be the Hottest Hedge Fund for Harvard Grads, but It’s Also the Weirdest | Daniel Gross | March 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Last week, David Johnson, senior vice president for strategy at Dell, took a new post with Blackstone.Struggling PC Maker Dell Might Be Candidate for Private-Equity Buyout | Daniel Gross | January 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But Blackstone Group, one of the largest private-equity firms, is an obvious candidate.Struggling PC Maker Dell Might Be Candidate for Private-Equity Buyout | Daniel Gross | January 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was only one little incident: Wei's husband was legal counsel for Blackstone on a major deal in China.
There is a very characteristic letter by John Wesley, and close by it a letter by Blackstone, part of which is worth reproducing.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
Judge Blackstone suggested ethicks, but Johnson and Steevens kept to checks.
Sir William Blackstone places the possession of land upon a different principle.Landholding In England | Joseph Fisher
Not liking to live so near a large colony of Puritans, Blackstone sold them his house and land, and went to settle elsewhere.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
Though it may not be in use in this Court, yet I think it better authority than Blackstone or any law-book that ever was written.
British Dictionary definitions for Blackstone
Sir William . 1723–80, English jurist noted particularly for his Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765–69), which had a profound influence on jurisprudence in the US
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