Blackstone Private Wealth Solutions expands presence in Europe
22 June 2021
June 22, 2021 – Blackstone (NYSE: BX) today announced the appointments of Michael Mostert and Anthony Guerra as Principals in Private Wealth Solutions in Switzerland and France respectively.
In these newly created roles, Mostert and Guerra will be responsible for expanding relationships with private wealth managers to deliver Blackstone’s offerings to sophisticated individual investors in Switzerland and France.
Launched in 2011, Private Wealth Solutions has over $100 billion in assets under management today. It provides sophisticated individual investors around the world with access to Blackstone’s leading alternative investment platform.
Todd Myers, Global Chief Operating Officer of Private Wealth Solutions, said: “I am delighted to welcome Michael and Anthony to spearhead our growth in Switzerland and France. European private wealth managers and their clients are increasingly looking for differentiated investment opportunities beyond traditional asset classes. At Blackstone, we’re committed to providing sophisticated individual investors with access to the same leading alternative investment platform we provide our institutional clients.”
Michael Mostert said: “I am thrilled to join Blackstone Private Wealth Solutions and look forward to providing innovative solutions with exceptional service to Swiss private wealth managers and their clients.”
Anthony Guerra said: “I believe Blackstone’s scale and extensive experience in private wealth across an array of alternative asset classes will appeal to French investors and I look forward to joining the team.”
Before joining Blackstone, Mostert served as Intermediary Sales Director for Schroders Investment Management in Switzerland. He also worked for Barclays Capital and BNP Paribas.
Guerra most recently served as Executive Director of third-party distribution for Goldman Sachs Asset Management in France. Prior to this, he worked in the distribution team at NN Investment Partners where he focused on building relationships with the Private Banks.
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Blackstone’s global AUM from individual investors is over $100 billion, accounting for over 15% of its total AUM as of 12/31/2020.