Blue Owl, an alternative investment manager, has hired Ann Dai as managing director and head of Blue Owl investor relations. Based in New York City, Dai will oversee Blue Owl’s public company investor relations functions and will report to Alan Kirshenbaum, chief financial officer, Blue Owl.
Kirshenbaum said, “We are thrilled to welcome Ann to lead our Blue Owl investor relations efforts as we reinforce our differentiated value proposition and financial strength with the public investor community. Ann’s extensive industry experience and reputation with analysts and investors will be a great asset as we continue to build off the strong momentum following our public market debut.”
Dai added, “I am delighted to join Blue Owl and contribute to its efforts to make two of the fastest growing segments of private markets, Direct Lending and GP Capital Solutions, accessible to public market investors. Blue Owl’s management team coupled with its leading market position within these two segments and unique fee related earnings and permanent capital-oriented business model is a compelling opportunity for investors and one which I look forward to communicating to the investment community.”
Most recently, Dai served as principal and investor relations manager at Apollo Global Management in New York, where she was responsible for managing the firm’s engagement with investors and analysts.