David Wassong, Wharton’97
Co-Managing Partner, Newlight Partners LP
David Wassong is a private equity professional and Wharton graduate, with an extensive and successful career including as Co-Head Newlight Partners LP and Co-Head of the Strategic Investments Group at Soros Fund Management, LLC. He and his team currently manage a global portfolio of direct private equity investments.
He will speak about investing in private equity in times of COVID, and discuss portfolio management as well as new investments.
This event is free for ColumbiaDC Members, but you must RSVP.
Wharton Club of Washington DC
David Wassong is the Co-Head of Newlight Partners LP which commenced operations on October 1, 2018 when it spun out from Soros Fund Management, LLC. Prior to the spin-out, David was a Co-Head of the Strategic Investments Group at SFM since 2005 and was responsible for overseeing SIG’s investments in private equity, real estate, infrastructure, growth equity, venture capital, and private equity and venture capital funds. He and his team currently manage a global portfolio of direct private equity investments.
Prior to joining SFM, David was Vice President at Lauder Gaspar Ventures, LLC. David started his career in finance as an analyst and then an associate in the investment banking group of Schroder Wertheim & Co., Inc.
David received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania