David Symons is a Principal in Strategic Partners, Blackstone’s secondary private fund of funds business, which was acquired from Credit Suisse in August 2013. Mr. Symons focuses on originating, evaluating, structuring and negotiating secondary private equity transactions and co-investments, as well as various investment monitoring activities. Mr. Symons sits on the Investment Committee for each of the Strategic Partners Funds. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Symons spent nine years with Strategic Partners in the Asset Management division of Credit Suisse.
Mr. Symons received a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University. Mr. Symons is a member of the executive board of the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation.