David S. Blitzer is a Senior Managing Director & Head of Tactical Opportunities. Mr. Blitzer is based in New York, having established Blackstone’s corporate private equity investment efforts 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. Mr. Blitzer serves as a Director of United Biscuits and Jack Wolfskin.more » « less