Brett Newman is a Managing Director in the Corporate Development Group.
Since joining Blackstone in 2007, Mr. Newman has worked on various strategic initiatives on behalf of the firm, including acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and divestitures. As a member of Blackstone’s M&A advisory business until 2014, Mr. Newman also worked with a wide range of third-party clients on numerous transactions in the asset management, specialty finance and health insurance industries.
Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Newman spent six years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he provided M&A diligence, valuation and structuring services as a member of the transaction advisory practice.
Mr. Newman received a BS in finance and accounting from Bowling Green State University and an MBA with high honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.