CC Capital is a private investment firm founded in 2016 by Chinh Chu, with a focus on investing in and operating high-quality companies for the long term. Prior to founding CC Capital, Mr. Chu had a successful 25-year career at Blackstone and played an instrumental role in building its Private Equity business. Over the course of his career at Blackstone, Mr. Chu led several industry verticals for the Private Equity group, including financial services, technology, chemicals, and healthcare products. He served as co-chairman of the firm’s Private Equity Investment Committee and served on the firm’s Executive Committee.
- Chinh ChuSenior Managing Director / Founder
Chinh Chu is the Senior Managing Director and Founder of CC Capital. Before launching CC Capital, Mr. Chu had a successful 25-year career at Blackstone, where he played an instrumental role in building its Private Equity business. Prior to joining Blackstone in 1990, Mr. Chu worked at Salomon Brothers in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department. He currently serves as a Director of NCR Corporation and has previously served as a Director of a wide variety of other public and private companies. Mr. Chu received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Buffalo.
- Douglas NewtonSenior Managing Director
Douglas Newton is a Senior Managing Director at CC Capital. Before joining the firm, Mr. Newton was a Founding Partner at the WindAcre Partnership, LLC, an investment firm that owns a concentrated, long-term portfolio of global public equities. Prior to that, Mr. Newton was a Senior Investment Analyst at Seneca Capital Investments from 2006 to 2012. He also served as an Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston’s Media & Communications Group, and at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Newton received an A.B. in Economics from Dartmouth College and a Masters of Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
- Richard DiBlasiPrincipal
Richard DiBlasi is a Principal at CC Capital. Prior to joining CC Capital he worked at Blackstone in the Private Equity Group from 2013 to 2016, and in the Private Equity Finance Group from 2010 to 2013. He also served as a Consultant at FTI Consulting in the Global Risk and Investigations Practice from 2009 to 2010. Mr. DiBlasi received a BA in Political Science from Yale University.
- Leah RitlandChief of Staff
Leah Ritland is the Chief of Staff at CC Capital. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, she worked at Blackstone from 2009 to 2016, and for Chinh Chu until his departure to launch CC Capital.