This week we talk to Jose Barattawho since 2012 has served as global head of Private capital in black stone – the world’s largest alternative asset manager, with $975 billion in assets under management. Baratta, who joined the firm in 1998, is also a member of the board of directors and serves on various management committees as well as the firm’s investment committees.
He helped build Blackstone’s private equity business in Europe in 2001 and moved to London in 2001. We also look at how private equity has developed over the last three decades from a small $50bn alternative to an investment sector. massive billionaire.
Baratta explains how the company thinks about dislocation and change, and the steps they take to make sure they’re investing on the disruptive side and not the affected side. As an example, the firm invested in Reese Witherspoon’s production company. hello sunshine compared to traditional cable and satellite companies.
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Be sure to check out our Master of Business next week with Brian Hamburger, founder of MarketCounsel and Burger Law Firm. He is an entrepreneur, lawyer, consultant, and advocate for independent investment advisers, which is a $97 trillion industry. MarketTip and the Hamburger Law Firm are the leading business and regulatory compliance consultancy for the nation’s preeminent corporate independent investment advisers in the securities and investment industry.