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November 2023

Paul Morrissey
European Head of Blackstone Growth at Blackstone


Paul Morrissey is a Senior Managing Director in Blackstone Growth. Paul is based in London and leads Blackstone Growth in Europe.

Prior to joining Blackstone in 2021, Paul was a partner at Battery Ventures, focusing on later-stage growth equity investments. From 2012 to 2016, Paul was based in Battery’s San Francisco office before moving to London in 2016 to open Battery’s presence in Europe. At Battery Ventures, Paul was involved in Battery portfolio companies including Guardsquare, InCloudCounsel, PageUp, PrimeRevenue, Quinyx, Shippeo, Intacct (acquired by Sage), WebPT (acquired by Warburg Pincus), Gainsight (acquired by Vista Equity Partners) and Nitro (ASX:NTO). Prior to Battery, Paul spent time with Goldman Sachs’ investment-banking division focusing on the technology, media and telecom sectors.

Paul graduated from Stanford University, where he earned a BS in economics and played four years on the varsity men’s tennis team.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Growth: buyout coming down, venture looking up or the realm of the specialist?