ostrover_doug_webJoin us Monday at Columbia Rotary.  Doug Ostrover, Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and a Founder of GSO Capital Partners, will be speaking to our club about :

  • State of Global Economy
  • Stock and Bond Markets
  • Economic Outlook
  • Best Investment Ideas

Hope everyone enjoys the autumn weather this weekend and don’t forget about the October Social on Tuesday, October 7th at 5:30 at the Seibels House (1601 Richland Street).

Speaker bio:

Douglas I. Ostrover is a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and a Founder of GSO Capital Partners.

Before co-founding GSO Capital in 2005, Mr. Ostrover was a Managing Director of CSFB and Chairman of the Leveraged Finance Group of CSFB.  Prior to that, he was Global Co-Head of the Leveraged Finance Group of CSFB.  He was responsible for all of CSFB’s origination, distribution and trading activities relating to high yield securities, leveraged loans, high yield credit derivatives and distressed securities.  Mr. Ostrover was a member of CSFB’s Management Council and the Fixed Income Operating Committee.

Mr. Ostrover joined CSFB in November 2000 when CSFB acquired DLJ, where he was a Managing Director in charge of High Yield and Distressed Sales, Trading and Research.  Mr. Ostrover had been a member of DLJ’s high yield team since he joined the firm in 1992.

Mr. Ostrover received a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stern School of Business of New York University.  He is on the Board of Directors of the Michael J. Fox Foundation.