Blackstone gears up to launch dedicated life sciences fund

Tony James, Blackstone, private equity, life sciences
Tony James of Blackstone speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., May 1, 2017. Reuters/Lucy Nicholson
Blackstone is the latest private equity giant looking to distinguish itself with a specialized effort in healthcare. The sponsor is gearing up to launch a new fund devoted to life sciences, Executive Vice Chairman Tony James said at Buyouts Insider’s ...

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