Mentorship Session with David Blitzer, Blackstone

- Online Zoom Conference

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Online Zoom Conference

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Speaker
David Blitzer
Global Head of Tactical Opportunities at Blackstone

David S. Blitzer is the Global Head of Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities group (Tac Opps), and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He is also involved in the Tac Opps Investment Committee. Tac Opps is Blackstone’s opportunistic investment business which invests globally across asset classes and industries and seeks to identify and execute on attractive, differentiated investment opportunities.

Prior to launching Tac Opps, Mr. Blitzer had been involved in the execution of Blackstone investments across a variety of asset classes, including establishing and leading Blackstone’s European private equity business. He joined the firm in 1991.

Mr. Blitzer is based in New York and graduated magna cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Blitzer currently serves on the Boards of Dream, a youth development organization servicing over 2,200 inner city children, and the Riverdale Country School, the Advisory Board of the Mount Sinai Surgical Department, the Board of Overseers at the Wharton School and the Board of Trustees at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Moderator
David Bohl
Partner at PWC

David is a partner in the PwC’s Deals practice, where he works extensively with Private
Equity firms, and their portfolio companies to help with various aspects of the finance function
-- specifically with a focus on supporting transformation strategy initiatives and preparing for
exits from private equity ownership.
David has a long track record of advising companies on capital raising transactions such as
IPOs, spin-offs, and acquisitions, as well as complex accounting and SEC reporting matters.
David has more than 15 years of experience serving both private equity portfolio companies
and large, multinational corporation spanning multiple industries.
In 2012, he completed a tour in PwC's Global M&A center of excellence, where he was
responsible for pharma structuring, M&A, and related topics. Prior to his tour in Global M&A,
he worked on several transformational transactions, including private placements,
bankruptcies, restatements, divestitures, and IPOs of portfolio companies.

About

This session is part of YJP's Mentorship Initiative.

Please join YJP for a conversation with David Blitzer, Global Head of Tactical Opportunities, Blackstone.

About Blackstone's Tactical OpportunIties team:

Tac Opps is Blackstone’s opportunistic investment business which invests globally across asset classes and industries and seeks to identify and execute on attractive, differentiated investment opportunities.

Key figures:
-$31B AUM
-132 INVESTMENTS
-150 PROFESSIONALS GLOBALLY

December 21st | 5:30PM-6:30PM

For questions about the event or membership please reach out to: elizabeth@yjpnewyork.com
This event is complimentary for:
Virtual Members
Professional level members in the finance division.
Young Leadership members and above levels.

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