Blackstone Names China Chief

Anthony Leung has joined The Blackstone Group as a senior managing director and chairman of the firm’s < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />China efforts. He is the former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong and, before that, held positions with both JP Morgan and Citigroup. Leung will co-head a new Hong Kong office, alongside Ben Jenkins, who will relocate from New York. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />