Alan Yang is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Investment Committee at GLP Capital Partners (“GCP”). In July 2022, Alan led GLP’s restructuring and formational transactions to create GCP as a dedicated and truly global alternative investment manager. Today, GCP serves as the exclusive investment manager of approximately $124bn AUM and brings together some of the industry’s top investment experience with some of the world’s most established operating platforms.
Alan previously served as the Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of the Global Investment Committee of GLP where he was instrumental in driving the firm’s global expansion. During his tenure, Alan led several transformative initiatives, including GLP’s entry and expansion across the US and Europe, as well as the firm’s privatization in 2018 and the sale of its first three US funds to Blackstone in 2019 – the largest private real estate transaction ever at the time.
Prior to GLP, Alan was a Principal at Blackstone where he spent nearly eight years executing over $70bn of transactions across all asset classes. He was also a founding member of Blackstone’s LA and Tokyo offices in 2005 and 2007, respectively. Before joining Blackstone, Alan started his career in Merrill Lynch’s real estate investment banking group.
Alan graduated from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.