Andrea Serra is a Managing Director in the Tactical Opportunities group. Mr. Serra is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing investments opportunities. He has been involved in the execution of the group’s investments in Springcastle Holdings, Eletson Gas, B2R, and Ascenty. In addition, Mr. Serra is involved in Blackstone’s investments in life settlements, non-performing mortgages, consumer loans, structured credit, and regulatory capital transactions. Mr. Serra serves on the Board of Directors of Eletson Gas and Viva Capital.
Prior to joining Tactical Opportunities, Mr. Serra was an associate in Blackstone's Private Equity Group in London and New York, where he was involved in the execution of Blackstone's investments in Southern Cross, Orangina, Klöckner Pentaplast, PBF Energy, and Vivint. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Serra worked at Goldman Sachs in its Merger & Acquisitions Department in London.
Mr. Serra received a degree in Business Management from the Bocconi University of Milan, where he graduated magna cum laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.