Ben Bianchi

Ben Bianchi

Managing Director and Assistant Portfolio Manager

Mr. Bianchi is a managing director and Head of Europe for Oaktree’s Real Estate group.  He also serves as an assistant portfolio manager for the Real Estate Opportunities strategy.  Mr. Bianchi joined Oaktree in 2014 and has been involved in the investment and management of its real estate funds in the United States and Europe throughout his time at the firm.  Since 2019, he has been based in London where he is responsible for leading real estate initiatives in Europe.  Prior to joining Oaktree, Mr. Bianchi worked for Deutsche Bank AG where he held senior positions in the firm’s London, Hong Kong and New York-based real estate divisions.  In his most recent role at the bank, he served as Global Head of the Special Situations Group responsible for the investment activities of the $5 billion real estate credit and private equity platform specializing in distressed real estate debt.  Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Bianchi was employed by Moore Capital’s MSVP Japan where he served as a senior vice president.  He began his career as an associate in Goldman Sachs’s Archon Group in the U.S. and Asia. Mr. Bianchi received his B.Eng. degree from Vanderbilt University.

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