NEW YORK–(Business Wire)–Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced that it has agreed to acquire DCI, a pioneer in quantitative credit investing with approximately $7.5 billion in AUM across the global investment grade, high yield and emerging corporate credit markets. The firm, based in San Francisco, applies a proprietary, fundamental-based, technology-driven model to deliver differentiated returns to clients. DCI is led by a team of seasoned professionals who are recognized experts in quantitative and systematic fixed income research.
DCI will become part of Blackstone Credit, a global leader in private lending, syndicated leveraged loans and collateralized loan obligations. The transaction will broaden Blackstone Credit’s capabilities in high yield and investment grade, enable the integration of DCI’s models and technology across the combined Blackstone Credit and DCI platforms and increase access to investors via a UCITs platform. DCI’s investment process will benefit from Blackstone’s resources, scale and deep relationships across global financial markets.