Jonathan Kaufman is the Global Head of Blackstone Capital Markets (BXCM), responsible for the debt and equity financing activity across broader Blackstone Private Equity, including Blackstone Energy Partners, Tactical Opportunities, Infrastructure, and Blackstone Growth and Life Sciences. BXCM has structured and led over $500bn of issuance since inception. Mr. Kaufman also works across Blackstone’s credit investing platforms to generate capital deployment and revenue opportunities.
Mr. Kaufman joined Blackstone in 2007 and previously worked as a Vice President in the Restructuring & Reorganization Group, where he advised a number of companies and lenders in their chapter 11 proceedings, out-of-court restructurings, and special situation investments. Prior to Blackstone, Mr. Kaufman was a Manager of M&A at Platinum Equity, where he evaluated and executed private equity investments in a wide range of industries.
Mr. Kaufman received a BA in History from Amherst College, where he graduated magna cum laude, and an MBA with high honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Kaufman is a member of the Board of Trustees of Park Children’s Day School.