Blackstone Funds Complete Acquisition of QTS Realty Trust

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Blackstone Funds Complete Acquisition of QTS Realty Trust

Blackstone (NYSE: BX) and QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) today announced that affiliates of Blackstone Infrastructure Partners, Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., and Blackstone Property Partners have completed their previously announced acquisition of QTS Realty Trust for approximately $10 billion, including debt.

WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust to Be Acquired by Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust in US$3.1 Billion Transaction

WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: WIR.U; WIR.UN) (OTCQX: WPTIF) (“WPT”) and Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”) announced today that WPT has entered into an arrangement agreement (the “Arrangement Agreement”) under which BREIT will acquire all of the outstanding units of WPT (each, a “Unit”) through a series of transactions that will result in unitholders receiving US$22.00 per Unit in an all-cash transaction valued at US$3.1 billion including the assumption of debt (the “Transaction”).

QTS Realty Trust to Be Acquired by Blackstone Funds in $10 Billion Transaction

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) (“QTS” or “the Company”) and Blackstone (NYSE: BX), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Blackstone Infrastructure Partners, Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. and other long-term perpetual capital vehicles managed by Blackstone will acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of QTS Realty Trust for $78.00 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $10 billion, including the assumption of debt.

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust and LBA Logistics Announce $1.6B Industrial Recapitalization

NEW YORK & IRVINE, Ca. – January 22, 2021 – Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”) and LBA Logistics (“LBA”) today announced the recapitalization of two industrial portfolios owned by LBA comprising $1.6 billion of gross value. BREIT acquired an approximately 60% combined interest across both portfolios, and LBA’s investment fund and its investors […]

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Announces Virtual-Only Format for 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”) announced today that its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) will be held as a virtual-only meeting on the previously announced date and time of Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time in light of the public health impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. BREIT intends to return to an in-person format for future annual meetings of stockholders.

MGM Growth Properties And Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust To Form Joint Venture To Acquire The Las Vegas Real Estate Of The MGM Grand And Mandalay Bay For $4.6 Billion And Simultaneously Execute Long-Term Lease With MGM Resorts

LAS VEGAS & NEW YORK, January 14, 2020 –– MGM Growth Properties LLC (“MGP”) (NYSE: MGP) and Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”) today announced that MGP and BREIT have entered into a definitive agreement to form a new joint venture to acquire the Las Vegas real estate assets of the MGM Grand and […]

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Completes Acquisition Of Bellagio Real Estate From MGM Resorts International For $4.25 Billion In Sale-Leaseback Transaction

November 18, 2019 – New York and Las Vegas – Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (“BREIT”) and MGM Resorts International (“MGM Resorts”) (NYSE: MGM) today announced the closing of the previously announced 95%/5% BREIT-led joint venture with MGM Resorts to acquire the real estate assets of the Bellagio for $4.25 billion in a sale-leaseback transaction. […]

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust To Acquire The Bellagio Real Estate From MGM Resorts International For $4.25 Billion In Sale-Leaseback Transaction

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (“BREIT”), and MGM Resorts International (“MGM Resorts”) (NYSE: MGM) announced today that BREIT and MGM Resorts will form a 95%/5% BREIT-led joint venture to acquire the real estate assets of the Bellagio for $4.25 billion in a sale-leaseback transaction. As part of the transaction, MGM Resorts will lease the property […]

Blackstone Completes The Acquisition Of U.S. Logistics Assets From GLP, Adding To Firm’s Leading Global Portfolio

New York, September 26, 2019 – Blackstone (NYSE: BX) today announced that it has closed on its previously announced acquisition of U.S. logistics assets from three of GLP’s U.S. funds for a purchase price of $18.7 billion. As previously announced, Blackstone Real Estate’s global opportunistic BREP strategy is acquiring 115 million square feet for $13.4 […]

Blackstone to Buy U.S. Logistics Assets from GLP for $18.7 Billion

Singapore and New York, June 2, 2019 – GLP and Blackstone today announced that they have entered into an agreement for Blackstone to acquire assets from three of GLP’s U.S. funds for a purchase price of $18.7 billion. This overall transaction totals 179 million square feet of urban, infill logistics assets, nearly doubling the size of Blackstone’s existing U.S. industrial footprint. Blackstone Real Estate’s global opportunistic BREP strategy will acquire 115 million square feet for $13.4 billion and its income-oriented non-listed REIT, Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT), will acquire 64 million square feet for $5.3 billion.

BREIT to Acquire $1.2 Billion EDR Student Housing Portfolio

New York, June 25, 2018 – Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”) announced today an agreement to acquire the EdR Student Housing Portfolio (the “Portfolio”), with 10,500 beds across 20 assets, for $1.2 billion, in a 95%/5% BREIT-led joint venture with Greystar Real Estate Partners (“Greystar”). The transaction will be completed in conjunction with […]

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Acquires $1.8 Billion Canyon Industrial Portfolio

New York, NY, March, 2018. Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”) announced today that it acquired the Canyon Industrial Portfolio, a 22 million square foot portfolio of industrial assets, for approximately $1.8 billion. The Canyon Industrial Portfolio is comprised of 146 last-mile infill warehouses and distribution buildings with major concentrations in Chicago, Dallas, Baltimore/Washington […]