Paul Morrissey, a seasoned investment professional with extensive private equity and venture capital experience, joined Blackstone in London as a managing director to lead investing across Europe for Blackstone Growth (BXG).
The newly created role will have Morrissey manage the European deployment for BXG, which recently closed its inaugural growth equity fund at $4.5 billion -- the largest first-time growth equity private vehicle ever raised, according to Blackstone.
Previously, Morrissey was a partner at the technology-focused investing firm Battery Ventures, where he set up the firm’s London office and led many successful . . .
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