Mr. Balit joined 57 Stars in 2007. At 57 Stars, Mr. Balit participates in the analysis, selection, and monitoring of fund investments and co-investments across the firm’s target markets. His fund investment experience is principally focused on growth, control, and special situations strategies, while co-investments he has overseen span financial and consumer services sectors.
Prior to joining 57 Stars, Mr. Balit gained operating experience with a Canadian apparel manufacturing company and was involved in leading the shift of the company’s production platform to Asia. Mr. Balit holds a BA in Economics from Colby College, and joined 57 Stars from Georgetown University, where he completed an MBA and an MS in Foreign Service. He is fluent in English and French.