Michael S Chae

Mr Michael S Chae

Overview

Since joining Blackstone in 1997, Mr Chae has been involved in Blackstone’s investments in Centennial Communications, Crowley Digital (Salmon PCS), Extended Stay America, Hilton Hotels, iPCS, Michael’s Stores, The Nielsen Companies (formerly VNU), PaeTec Communications, Universo Online, and in acquisitions by American Axle & Manufacturing and the reorganization of Transtar. Mr Chae focuses on investments in the media and communications and retail sectors. Before joining Blackstone, Mr Chae worked as an Associate at the Carlyle Group LP and prior to that with Dillon, Read & Co.
He serves on the board of Hilton Hotels, Michael’s Stores, The Nielsen Companies (formerly VNU), and Universal Orlando. Mr Chae is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Lawrenceville School and Chairman of its Investment Committee.
Mr Chae graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, and received an MPhil from Cambridge University and a JD from Yale Law School.

Career

Private equity firm
Position:
Senior Managing Director Corporate Private Equity (New York) (current)

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