Docoh
Loading...

Blackstone Alternative Investment Funds

Filed: 14 Jul 13, 8:00pm

BLACKSTONE ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT FUNDS

345 Park Avenue

28th Floor

New York, New York 10154

July 15, 2013

United States Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street N.E.

Washington, DC 20549

Attention: Mr. Larry L. Greene

 

Re:Blackstone Alternative Investment Funds (the “Fund”)

Registration Statement on Form N-1A (File Nos. 811-22743 and 333-185238)

Dear Mr. Greene:

Pursuant to Rule 461(a) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), the Fund respectfully requests that the effectiveness of the above-referenced registration statement on Form N-1A (the “Registration Statement”) be accelerated to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013, or as soon thereafter as practicable.

The Fund acknowledges that (i) should the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) or its staff (the “staff”), acting pursuant to delegated authority, declare the filing effective, it does not foreclose the Commission from taking any actions with respect to the filing, (ii) the action of the Commission or the staff, acting pursuant to delegated authority, in declaring the filing effective, does not relieve the Fund from its full responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of the disclosure in the filing, and (iii) the Fund may not assert this action as a defense in any proceeding initiated by the Commission or any person under the federal securities laws of the United States.

Please call Sean Rogers of Ropes & Gray LLP at (617) 235-4950 as soon as the Registration Statement has been declared effective.


Very truly yours,
BLACKSTONE ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT FUNDS
By: 

/s/ Brian F. Gavin

Name: Brian F. Gavin
Title: President
BLACKSTONE ADVISORY PARTNERS L.P.
By: 

/s/ Peter Koffler

Name: Peter Koffler
Title: Chief Compliance Officer