The Path to Secondaries
Verdun S. Perry, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone, puts pressure on himself to succeed, not because he is a senior executive of color at Blackstone, but because he has a need to be the best he can at what he does.
Pressure to Succeed
Verdun S. Perry, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone, knew he wanted to go into private equity while at Harvard Business School, but didn’t expect to become a founding member of a fund. In this clip, he explains how he learned about and eventually became involved in secondaries and helped build a portfolio from $0 to $21B in AUM.