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David Blitzer

Senior Managing Director & Head of Tactical Opportunities at Blackstone


David Blitzer is Head of Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities business. Mr. Blitzer is now based in New York, having established Blackstone’s private equity business in Europe. Since joining Blackstone in 1991, Mr. Blitzer has been involved in the execution of Blackstone’s investments in Spirit Group, SULO, Allied Waste, Aspen Insurance Holdings, Houghton Mifflin, Universal Orlando, Centerplate, Cadillac Fairview, Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation, Southern Cross, NHP, Orangina, and United Biscuits. Mr. Blitzer graduated magna cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. USA

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