People Moves

Conway quits Blackstone for BlackRock

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Edwin Conway is to join BlackRock as managing director and head of its US and Canada institutional business within the global client group.

Most recently, Conway was a senior managing director in investor relations and business development for Blackstone Alternative Asset Management. In this role, his responsibilities included hedge funds and funds of hedge funds.

Conway and his team represented the firm’s investment capabilities to existing investors, prospects, institutional consultants, private banks and the retail/high-net-worth marketplace.

BlackRock’s US and Canadian business represents $1.1 trillion of assets under management, including tax-exempt, official institutions, taxable and cash investors. Based in