Blackstone (BX) is reportedly having a hard time raising money for a new leveraged buyout fund...

|About: The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)|By:, SA News Editor

Blackstone (BX) is reportedly having a hard time raising money for a new leveraged buyout fund it had hoped would reach $20B. Shares gained 9% last week after reports the firm is considering listing eight of its units, which insiders say is CEO Steve Swartzman's way of saying "we're back."