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Marc Lipschultz

Co-President

Blue Owl Capital Inc.

New York, NY, USA

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Marc Lipschultz’s Biography

Marc S. Lipschultz is Co-President of Blue Owl Capital Inc., a firm specializing in direct lending and capital solutions for the alternatives industry.

Blue Owl was born out of a merger between two leading alternative asset managers, Owl Rock Capital Partners and Dyal Capital. Built upon the expertise of both companies, Blue Owl offers smart financing and capital solutions to investment management firms and their portfolio companies, while also providing investors access to the attractive risk-adjusted return potential of its range of investment strategies.

Prior to the formation of Blue Owl, Marc co-founded Owl Rock Capital Partners with Craig Packer and Douglas Ostrover in 2016. As President and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Owl Rock, Marc leads investment strategies built upon his three decades of experience in private credit, private equity and infrastructure.

Prior to Owl Rock, Marc served on the Management Committee and as Global Head of Energy and Infrastructure at KKR. Preceding his tenure at KKR, Marc began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he specialized in mergers...
Marc S. Lipschultz is Co-President of Blue Owl Capital Inc., a firm specializing in direct lending and capital solutions for the alternatives industry.

Blue Owl was born out of a merger between two leading alternative asset managers, Owl Rock Capital Partners and Dyal Capital. Built upon the expertise of both companies, Blue Owl offers smart financing and capital solutions to investment management firms and their portfolio companies, while also providing investors access to the attractive risk-adjusted return potential of its range of investment strategies.

Prior to the formation of Blue Owl, Marc co-founded Owl Rock Capital Partners with Craig Packer and Douglas Ostrover in 2016. As President and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Owl Rock, Marc leads investment strategies built upon his three decades of experience in private credit, private equity and infrastructure.

Prior to Owl Rock, Marc served on the Management Committee and as Global Head of Energy and Infrastructure at KKR. Preceding his tenure at KKR, Marc began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he specialized in mergers & acquisitions and principal investment activities.

As a committed philanthropist, Marc serves on the Board of Directors of the Mount Sinai Health System, the largest healthcare system in New York City, and the 92nd Street Y, a nonprofit cultural and community center serving the people in New York City and the surrounding areas. He also sits on a range of boards for other entities, including the Hess Corporation, the American Enterprise Institute, Riverdale Country School and the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

In 2012, Marc was recognized for his accomplishments in the private equity sector. He was ranked at number five on the Forbes Dealmaker 50, where he was credited for executing one of the largest and most rapid profits in recent private equity history.

Marc holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Stanford University.
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Marc Lipschultz’s Newsfeed

Financial Times
Megadeals buoy global M&A despite pullback from record 2021

Co-Founder of Blue Owl Capital, Marc Lipschultz comments on recent trends in private-lending finance amidst 2022's dealmaking boom in the mergers and acquisitions market. 

Wall Street Journal
Private Equity Turns to Direct Lenders as Leveraged Loans Dry Up

Private-lending companies such as Blue Owl Capital are perfectly positioned to absorb market share from conventional financers. Co-President Marc Lipschultz comments on the current shift in the market.

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Marc Lipschultz’s Background

Blue Owl Capital Inc.
Co-President
May 2021 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Blue Owl Capital is a market leader in direct lending and capital solutions for the alternatives industry. With more than $52 billion in assets under management, Blue Owl aims to provide institutional and private wealth clients access to compelling and differentiated investment opportunities.
Owl Rock Capital Partners
Co-Founder, President & Co-Chief Investment Officer
2016 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Owl Rock Capital Partners is a top alternative asset management firm that specializes in credit markets. The firm consists of a highly experienced investment team that has acquired knowledge and expertise from a range of industries. Marc serves as the Co-Chief Investment Officer of Owl Rock Advisers and is a member of the Owl Rock Investment Committees.
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Current Board Positions

Blue Owl Capital Inc.
Board of Directors
May 2021 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Blue Owl Capital is a market leader in direct lending and capital solutions for the alternatives industry. With more than $52 billion in assets under management, Blue Owl aims to provide institutional and private wealth clients access to compelling and differentiated investment opportunities.
Amerada Hess Corporation
Board Member
New York, NY, USA
The Hess Corporation is an international organization that offers energy solutions and produces crude oil and natural gases. The company was established as a result of Hess Oil and Chemical merging with Amerada Petroleum in 1968.
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Previous Board Positions

Riverdale Country School
Board of Trustees
New York, NY, USA
Riverdale Country School is an independent school in New York City that accommodates students from Pre-K through to the twelfth grade. In 2018, the school was ranked as the 5th best private school in New York City. The school is committed to developing minds, building character and creating a strong, positive community.

Philanthropy

Mount Sinai Health System
Board of Trustees
New York, NY, USA
The Mount Sinai Health System is a healthcare network that consists of eight campuses based in the New York Metropolitan area. It was established in 2013 as a collaborative effort between Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners.
92nd Street Y
Chair Emeritus
New York, NY, USA
Recognised as a community centre and a proudly Jewish organisation, 92nd Street Y provides a platform for all people to connect through culture, arts, entertainment and conversation.
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Media

CNBC: Blue Owl Capital Featured on “Mad Money”
Interview
Apr 2022
Mad Money's Jim Cramer labels Blue Owl Capital "a unique player in the private equity ecosystem." Watch Co-Founder and Co-President, Marc Lipschultz unpack what Blue Owl Capital contributes to the alternative asset management industry.
It’s the Best Time in Years for Private Credit, Blue Owl Says
Quoted
Aug 2022
New York, NY, USA
Marc Lipschultz shares his thoughts on the private credit market on Bloomberg Law.
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Publications

Owl Rock Capital Group and Dyal Capital Partners Execute Definitive Business Combination Agreement to Form Blue Owl Capital
Press Release
Dec 2020
New York, NY, USA
Owl Rock and Dyal to combine to form Blue Owl, a differentiated alternative asset manager with industry leading Direct Lending and GP Capital Solutions businesses. The combined firm to manage over $45.0 billion in assets. Blue Owl to become publicly listed through a business combination with Altimar, a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of HPS Investment Partners (NYSE:ATAC).
Bloomberg
"Wall Street’s Very Own Unicorn Emerges in Private Credit Frenzy"
Nov 2019
New York, NY, USA
In this article, the writers discuss the sale of a 20% minority stake of Owl Rock Capital to Neuberger Berman’s Dyal Capital Partners. “It was never about the value of the business, but this investment sets us up for the long run,” Marc Lipschultz, Co-Founder, President & Co-CIO of Owl Rock Capital, said in a phone interview. “It gives us capital to continue to raise funds and invest in them."

Awards & Endorsements

The Forbes Dealmaker 50
Listed - Number Five
2012
Marc was listed at number 5 on the 2012 Forbes Dealmaker 50 list for his accomplishments in private equity. In particular, he was lauded for executing one of the largest and most rapid profits in recent private equity history, the acquisition and sale of Hilcorp Resources.

Speaking Engagements

A Global Investment Conference Designed to Explore the Defining Issues of Our Times
Featured Speaker
Sep 2021
Marc Lipschultz was a featured speaker for the 2021 Greenwich Economic Forum for "A Global Investment Conference Designed to Explore the Defining Issues of Our Times" alongside many other industry professionals and executive leaders.

Press Releases

Owl Rock and Dyal Complete Business Combination; Newly Formed Blue Owl Commences Trading on NYSE
May 2020
New York, NY, USA
Owl Rock Capital Group and Dyal Capital Partners announced the formation of Blue Owl Capital Inc., a publicly traded alternative asset management firm. Marc Lipschultz said: "We are excited to bring Blue Owl to the public markets and offer investors differentiated exposure to direct lending and GP capital solutions, supported by a financial profile that can offer enhanced earnings stability."

Marc Lipschultz’s Education

Harvard Business School
M.B.A. with High Distinction, Baker Scholar
1993 - 1995
Stanford University
AB, Economics with Honors and Distinction
1987 - 1991