Prakash Melwani

Senior Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Blackstone Corporate Private Equity

Prakash Melwani

Prakash Melwani

Senior Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Blackstone Corporate Private Equity

Overview
Career Highlights

Blackstone Corporate Private Equity
Blackstone Debt Advisors LLC
Asia Tigers Fund

RelSci Relationships

9474

Number of Boards

41

Birthday

1959

Age

60

Number of Awards

2

Relationships
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Executive Vice Chairman at The Blackstone Group LP

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Senior Managing Director, Private Equity Group at The Blackstone Group LP

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Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group LP

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Co-Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer & CAO at Collier Creek Holdings

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Partner at The Blackstone Group LP

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Chief Legal Office at The Blackstone Group LP

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Senior Managing Director, Finance Group at The Blackstone Group LP

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Senior Managing Director, Real Estate at The Blackstone Group LP

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Senior Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer at Blackstone Corporate Private Equity

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Chief Financial Officer & Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group LP

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Senior Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Blackstone Corporate Private Equity
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Vice President, Women's Board at The Boys' Club of New York

The Boys' Club of New York provides child care services. It offer programs for the emotional, social, physical, educational, and vocational growth of its members. The firm owns and operates Camp Cromwell, which provides natural living in the out of doors as part of the summer and winter camp programs. The company was founded by E. H. Harriman in 1876 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Education
MBA with High Distinction, Baker Scholar

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Economics with First Class Honors

The University of Cambridge (informally known as Cambridge University or Cambridge) is a public research university located in Cambridge, United Kingdom. It is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world (after the University of Oxford), and the seventh-oldest in the world.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Senior Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
2003 - Current

Blackstone invests in companies located globally. The firm participates in buyout, growth and later stage capital requirements.

Senior Managing Director
2003 - Current

Blackstone Group LP engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions, and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was by founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Senior Managing Director
Current
Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2014 - Current

Crocs, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacturing, worldwide marketing, and distribution of casual footwear, apparel, and accessories for men, women, and children. The company was founded by Scott Seamans, George B. Boedecker, Jr. and Lyndon V. Hanson III in 2002 and is headquartered in Niwot, CO.

Senior Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
2003 - Current

Blackstone invests in companies located globally. The firm participates in buyout, growth and later stage capital requirements.

Chair, Investment Committee
Current

Blackstone Group LP engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions, and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Cambridge in America provides alumni network relations services. They help build a community of Cambridge University alumni and friends throughout the United States. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current
Director
Current

Ascend Learning, Inc. provides educational services. It offers middle, lower and high school program. The company was founded by Steven F. Wilson in 2007 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2014

Riverdale Country School is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school in New York City. It is located on two campuses covering more than 27 acres (110,000 m2) in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York. Founded in 1907 by Frank Hackett (Riverdale's Hackett Hall is named after him), Riverdale is one of the oldest country day schools in the United States. The present-day institution traces its origins to The Riverdale School for Boys, which was established in 1907 by Hackett. In 1920, the Neighborhood Elementary School was founded, followed in 1933, by the Riverdale Girls School. In 1972, the three schools combined to form a single school.

$10K - $25K
2014

The Museum of the City of New York, located in East Harlem on Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile, was founded in 1923 to serve the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, collections, publications, and school and public programs. The Museum is the official repository of the city's history, celebrating New York's heritage of diversity, tolerance, opportunity, and perpetual transformation by presenting exhibitions and programs that offer important and intriguing perspectives on what gives New York its singular character.

$10K - $25K
2013

Riverdale Country School is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school in New York City. It is located on two campuses covering more than 27 acres (110,000 m2) in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York. Founded in 1907 by Frank Hackett (Riverdale's Hackett Hall is named after him), Riverdale is one of the oldest country day schools in the United States. The present-day institution traces its origins to The Riverdale School for Boys, which was established in 1907 by Hackett. In 1920, the Neighborhood Elementary School was founded, followed in 1933, by the Riverdale Girls School. In 1972, the three schools combined to form a single school.

Political Donations
$1,700
2015

Former Senator from New Hampshire

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Pinnacle Foods, Inc. issued Common Stock

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Blackstone Energy Partners II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Pinnacle Foods, Inc. issued Common Stock

Awards & Honors
2015
Children's Hope India - Lotus Award
Harvard Business School - Loeb Rhoades Fellow
Other Affiliations

Prakash Melwani is affiliated with Blackstone Corporate Private Equity, The Blackstone Group LP, Blackstone Capital Partners VI LP, Blackstone Energy Partners II LP, Blackstone Family Investment Partnership V-SMD LP, Blackstone Participation Partnership V LP, Blackstone Family Investment Partnership V LP, Asia Tigers Fund, Vestar Capital Partners, Inc., Blackstone Debt Advisors LLC, Kosmos Energy LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US, Inc., N.M. Rothschild & Sons Ltd., N.M. Rothschild & Sons (Hong Kong) Ltd., BCPV Pinnacle Holdings LLC, First Boston Corp., Crocs Inc., Blackstone Corporate Private Equity, The Blackstone Group LP, The Acushnet Co., Ariel Re Holdings Ltd., PFG Holdings LLC, Performance Food Group Co., Pinnacle Foods, Inc., Asia Tigers Fund, Kosmos Energy Holdings Llc, Foundation Coal Holdings, Inc., Kosmos Energy Ltd., Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, Aspen Insurance Holding Limited, Pinnacle Foods Finance LLC, Ariel Re (Holdings) Limited, Arden Reinsurance Co. Ltd., Foundation Coal Corp., Pátria Investimentos Ltda., Birds Eye Foods, Inc., RGIS LLC, Pinnacle Foods International Corp., Pinnacle Foods Finance Corp., Pinnacle Foods Fort Madison LLC, Blackstone Energy Partners LP, Seasonal Employers, Inc., GLK Holdings, Inc., Birds Eye Foods LLC, GLK LLC, Rochester Holdco LLC, Avian Holdings LLC, Kennedy Endeavors, Inc., Cambridge in America, St. Bernard’s School, Ascend Learning, Inc., The Brook, Inc., Lenox Hill Hospital, Yale University, Riverdale Country School, Inc. (New York), National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction, Inc., Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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