David Blitzer

Global Head of Tactical Opportunities at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

David Blitzer

David Blitzer

Global Head of Tactical Opportunities at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

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United Biscuits Topco Ltd.

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8578

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

1969

Age

51

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Former President at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Secretary & Chief Legal Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Westcap Mgt. Ltd.

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Senior Managing Director, Finance Group at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Director, President & Chief Operating Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Executive Officer at Blackstone Energy Partners II LP

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Chief Accounting Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Managing Director-Finance at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Global Head of Tactical Opportunities at The Blackstone Group, Inc.
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Member, Board of Directors at Project Morry

TO OPERATE A SUMMER CAMP, WHICH BENEFITS AND EDUCATES CHILDREN OF ALL MEANS, NEEDS AND BACKGROUNDS, FREE OF ANY CHARGES. THE ORGANIZATION PROVIDES CHILDREN WITH AN ENVIRONMENT THAT PROMOTES ATHLETIC, CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES.

Education
Graduate, magna cum laude
Class of 1991

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Career History
Co-Founder
2017 - Current
Global Head of Tactical Opportunities
1991 - Current

The Blackstone Group, Inc. engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Vice Chairman
Current

New Jersey Devils LLC operates a professional hockey team. The firm operates an ice hockey team under the name New Jersey Devils. It also offers player jerseys, hats, player apparel, tickets, schedules, statistics, and news. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Newark, NJ.

Boards & Committees
Trustee
2012 - Prior

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT operates as a real estate investment trust, which engages in the acquisition, investment, and management of residential mortgage and real estate-related assets. It manages a portfolio, which consists of non-agency and agency residential mortgage-backed securities; and acquires other target assets, such as residential whole mortgage loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, mortgage-related derivatives, and other asset-backed securities. The company was founded on August 1, 2012 and is headquartered in Old Greenwich, CT.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K - $100K
2018

DREAM prepares students for high-performing high schools, colleges and beyond through a rigorous academic program that develops critical thinkers who demonstrate a love of learning, strong character, & a commitment to wellness & active citizenship.

$250K +
2017

DREAM prepares students for high-performing high schools, colleges and beyond through a rigorous academic program that develops critical thinkers who demonstrate a love of learning, strong character, & a commitment to wellness & active citizenship.

$100K +
2016

HARLEM RBI'S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE INNER-CITY YOUTH WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO PLAY, LEARN AND GROW. WE USE THE POWER OF TEAMS TO COACH, TEACH AND INSPIRE YOUTH TO RECOGNIZE THEIR POTENTIAL AND REALIZE THEIR DREAMS.

Political Donations
$1,000
2016

House Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions

$2,200
2015

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,200
2014

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

Transactions
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Blackstone Corporate Private Equity, TPG Growth LLC purchase The Northview Group Ltd. from Investec Plc

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Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Yildiz Holding AS purchases United Biscuits (UK) Ltd. from PAI Partners SAS, The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Investments
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The Action Network, Inc. operates as a sports analysis and media firm. It provides original news, premium insights, betting tools, and data and odds. The company was founded in October 2017 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Beyond is an international education and service-learning organization that uses sports as a vehicle to explore the world and create meaningful cross-cultural relationships. Beyond has been 'Connecting the World through Sports' since the summer of 2010. The organization was founded by Willamette University teammates Josh Erickson and Grant Leslie who first got the ball rolling as business school classmates at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management. Josh was an Assistant Coach with Willamette's basketball team while Grant studied abroad for a semester of business school in Europe. Unique experiences, similar visions and a whole lot of help from Willamette's Athletic Department, International Education Office and Business School provided a foundation for a new student-athlete experience. The Costa Rican sports community as well as coaches, student-athletes and study abroad professionals from across the United States have embraced the company's concept, shared its passion, and joined its team. In the last four years, coaches and athletes from over 80 different colleges across the United States have shared the Beyond experience, shaping the program into what it is today. The company hopes to continue growing opportunities and its impact in Costa Rica, and before too long, in additional locations around the world.

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Keemotion LLC provides application for automated production of sport industry. The company was founded by Georges Caron, Alexandre H. Bustamante and Damien Delannay in 2012 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Events
Speaker
Berlin, Germany
16th Annual SuperReturn International Conference

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