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Blackstone hires former Shinzo Abe adviser in Japan push

Hasegawa would offer insights into business and politics for private equity deals

NEW YORK -- U.S. private equity investor Blackstone Group says it has hired one of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's top policy advisers to help guide the company's expansion in Japan.

Eiichi Hasegawa -- whose government career began at the powerful Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry -- will serve as a senior adviser at Blackstone, the New York-based company said Tuesday.

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