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October 4 - 5, 2021
Boston Marriott Long WharfBoston

Martin Brand
Head of North America Private Equity and Global Co-Head of Technology Investing at Blackstone


Martin Brand is Head of North America Private Equity and Global Co-Head of Technology Investing. He also serves as a member of several of the firm’s investment committees.

Mr. Brand was involved in Blackstone’s investments in Refinitiv, Bumble, IntraFi, Paysafe, Vungle, Ultimate Software, Liftoff, Blue Yonder, Optiv, Kronos, Ipreo, Knight Capital Group, Lendmark, Exeter Finance, Viva, NCR, First Eagle, BankUnited, PBF Energy, Performance Food Group, Travelport, New Skies, Cine UK, NHP, Kabel BW, Kabelnetz NRW, Primacom, and Sulo.

Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Brand worked as a derivatives trader with Goldman Sachs in New York and Tokyo, and with McKinsey & Company in London.

Mr. Brand received a BA/MA in Mathematics and Computation, First Class Honors, from Oxford University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is a director of Tradeweb Markets, London Stock Exchange Group, UKG Software, Exeter Finance, IntraFi, and First Eagle. He is a Trustee of the American Academy Berlin and a director of the Park Avenue Armory.

Agenda Sessions

  • Portfolio construction and chasing alpha: with the economy on a sugar high what does the capital invested mean for returns and strategies?