Angelo Acconcia is a Managing Director in the Private Equity Group, based in New York, and leads Blackstone's private equity investment activities in the oil & gas sector on a global basis. Since joining Blackstone in 2004, and prior to fully dedicating his time to energy and the oil & gas sector, Mr. Acconcia has been involved in the execution of several important Blackstone investments, including Graham Packaging, Ondeo Nalco, TRW Automotive and Texas Genco. Mr. Acconcia has either led or played a critical role in every one of Blackstone’s oil and gas investments, including: Alta Energy, GeoSouthern Energy, Hunter Oil & Gas, Kosmos Energy, LLOG Exploration, OSUM Oil Sands and Royal Resources.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Acconcia worked at Morgan Stanley & Company's Investment Banking Division in their Global Energy and Mergers and Acquisitions departments in both the U.S. and Canada. Prior to that, Mr. Acconcia worked at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce’s Investment Banking Division in Canada and separately in Hong Kong.
Mr. Acconcia is a member of the Investment Committee for Blackstone Energy Partners, a $2.5 billion Blackstone private equity fund dedicated exclusively to the energy sector, and also serves as a director of Alta Energy, GeoSouthern Energy, Hunter Oil & Gas, LLOG Exploration, Osum Oil Sands, and Royal Resources. Mr. Acconcia received an Honors degree in Business from Queen's University in Canada, where he graduated with First Class Honors.