Juan Guzman is a Vice President with Blackstone Advisory Partners and is based in New York.
Before joining Blackstone in 2011, Mr. Guzman worked in the Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Group for Prudential Financial, where he executed multiple transactions across the financial services sector, including Prudential Financial’s $4.8 billion acquisition of AIG Star and Edison life insurance operations in Japan, the $4.5 billion sale of its retail brokerage joint venture stake to Wells Fargo, and the $500 million sale of Bache Global Commodities to Jefferies Group. Mr. Guzman began his investment banking career as an Associate in Bear Stearns’ Financial Institutions Group. Prior to investment banking, Mr. Guzman worked in the Audit and Assurance Services practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he covered clients in the non-profit and financial services sectors.
Mr. Guzman received a B.A. in Economics from the University of California in Los Angeles and an M.B.A. with concentrations in Corporate Finance and Law & Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.