José A. Alvarado Jr.

Photographer
  
Location: New York
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Biography: José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican photographer dedicated to documenting class inequality, civic engagement, and contemporary issues in Puerto Rico and New York City. He works primarily in long-form storytelling, using visual... read on
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As Blackstone Barrels Toward Trillion-Dollar Asset Goal, Growth Is In, Value Out.
josé a. alvarado jr.
Mar 24, 2021
Location: New York City
Blackstone Group Inc. became an investing powerhouse by making successful bets on undervalued companies. For the next leg of its expansion, the firm is focused on companies with big growth prospects, even if it has to pay up for them.
       
Since Jonathan Gray became Blackstone’s day-to-day leader in 2018, he has encouraged the heads of its businesses, who collectively manage $619 billion of assets, to develop big-picture convictions and invest in companies or assets that stand to benefit from those trends.

Photographed for The Wall Street Journal with words by Miriam Gottfried.
WSJ News Exclusive | As Blackstone Barrels Toward Trillion-Dollar Asset Goal, Growth Is In, Value Out
Jonathan Gray, Blackstone Group’s day-to-day leader, is guiding a shift at an investment powerhouse that made its name buying into undervalued companies.
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