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  • A Rhodes-style China scholarship - ($300 Million)

    04/21/2013 8:00:05 PM PDT · by haffast · 4 replies
    The Hindu ^ | April 22, 2013 | Keith Bradsher
    The private-equity tycoon Stephen A. Schwarzman, backed by an array of mostly western blue-chip companies with interests in China, is creating a $300 million scholarship for study in China that he hopes will rival the Rhodes scholarship in prestige and influence. The programme, whose endowment represents one of the largest single gifts to education in the world and one of the largest philanthropic gifts ever in China, was announced by Mr. Schwarzman in Beijing on Sunday. The Schwarzman Scholars programme will pay all expenses for 200 students each year from around the world for a one-year master’s programme at Tsinghua...
  • Blackstone's Schwarzman Tops U.S. CEO Payroll: Study

    08/14/2009 9:04:51 AM PDT · by Arguendo · 209+ views
    ABC News ^ | 8/13/2009 | Scott Malone
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Taking his private equity firm public paid off big for Blackstone Group LP's Stephen Schwarzman, who became the top-paid chief executive in the United States last year, a title he is likely to retain for some time, according to an analysis released on Thursday. But the surest route to big bucks was running an oil or natural gas company. Their CEOs represented seven of the 10 highest-paid U.S. CEOs in 2008, according to a report by independent research group The Corporate Library. Schwarzman bumped Oracle Corp's Larry Ellison down to No. 2 on the list. They were...