Florent Danset is a Principal in the Real Estate Debt Strategies Group and is based in London. Since joining Blackstone, Mr. Danset has been involved in sourcing, underwriting, negotiating and structuring real estate debt investments across all asset types in the UK and Continental Europe. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2012, Mr. Danset was an Assistant Vice President at Partners Group responsible for originating, underwriting, and executing real estate debt and equity transactions in Europe with positions in London, Switzerland, and San Francisco. Prior to joining Partners Group, Mr. Danset was an Analyst at ANZ Investment Bank in Singapore. Mr. Danset received an M.Sc. in Management from the ESSEC business school in Paris. Mr. Danset is a CFA charterholder.