Blackstone Inc. is an investment firm. Its asset management business includes investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. It operates through four segments, namely real estate, private equity, hedge fund solutions and credit and insurance. Its Blackstone Real Estate Partners (BREP) business makes investments in logistics, office, rental housing, hospitality and retail properties, as well as in a variety of real estate operating companies. The Private Equity segment includes corporate private equity business, which consists of Blackstone Capital Partners (BCP), Blackstone Energy Partners (BEP), and Capital Partners Asia and Blackstone Core Equity Partners (BCEP). The Hedge Fund Solutions segment consists of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management; and the Credit & Insurance segment consists principally of Blackstone Credit.