Vikrant Sawhney

Chief Administrative Officer & Global Head of Investor Relations & Business Development at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Vikrant Sawhney

Vikrant Sawhney

Chief Administrative Officer & Global Head of Investor Relations & Business Development at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Blackstone Management Partners LLC
Blackstone Corporate Private Equity
Blackstone Management Partners IV LLC

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7906

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1971

Age

49

Number of Awards

1

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

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Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Blackstone Energy Partners at Blackstone Corporate Private Equity

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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 & Chief Investment Officer at Blackstone Corporate Private Equity

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

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Vikrant Sawhney
Chief Administrative Officer & Global Head of Investor Relations & Business Development at The Blackstone Group, Inc.
Education
BA, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.

J.D., cum laude

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Career History
Chief Operating Officer
2013 - Current

Blackstone Management Partners LLC engages in the provision of investment management services. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chief Administrative Officer & Global Head of Investor Relations & Business Development
2007 - 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.

Senior Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer
Current

Blackstone Corporate Private Equity invests in growth-oriented companies located across the globe. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of broad range of sectors. It provides financing for buyout and growth capital requirements.

Boards & Committees
Director
2010 - ?

Graham Packaging Holdings Co. manufactures and sells plastic containers. The firm supplies plastic containers for hot-fill juice and juice drinks, sports drinks, drinkable yogurt and smoothies, nutritional supplements, and beverages. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Lancaster, PA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $20K
2014

Rye Country Day School offers educational programs. It focuses on programs that stimulate individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative and social endeavors. The company is headquartered in Rye, NY.

$10K - $20K
2012

Rye Country Day School offers educational programs. It focuses on programs that stimulate individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative and social endeavors. The company is headquartered in Rye, NY.

$10K - $20K
2010

Rye Country Day School offers educational programs. It focuses on programs that stimulate individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative and social endeavors. The company is headquartered in Rye, NY.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Senior Policy Adviser at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

$5,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$2,500
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Transactions
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Blackstone Energy Partners II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Thomas H. Lee Partners LP, Bain Capital Private Equity LP, Clear Channel Communications, Inc. /Private Group purchase Clear Channel Communications, Inc. (Inactive)

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Fidelity National Financial Ventures LLC purchases THL/Cannae Investors LLC

Awards & Honors
Rockefeller Fellowship
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