Chinh E. Chu

Senior Managing Director / Founder

Chinh Chu is the Founder and Senior Managing Director of CC Capital. In this capacity he has spearheaded the creation of three SPACs since 2016. The first, CF Corp., raised $1.2 billion in order to purchase Fidelity & Guaranty Life, for which Chinh serves as Co-Executive Chairman. The second SPAC, Collier Creek Holdings, raised $475 million for the purchase of a company in the consumer sector. The third and most recent, CC Neuberger, raised $414 million for the purpose of acquiring one or more businesses, with a focus on the financial, technology and business services sectors. Chinh also led CC Capital’s effort to take Dun & Bradstreet private in a $7.2 billion deal that closed in February 2019.

Prior to founding CC Capital, Chinh was a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Private Equity at Blackstone, where he spent 25 years in senior leadership roles.

Chinh serves on the boards of NCR Corporation and Stearns Mortgage. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Catalent, Kronos, SunGard Data Systems, Freescale Semiconductor, Biomet, Alliant, Celanese Corporation, Nalco, Nycomed, Alliant Insurance Services, the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE), Graham Packaging, and AlliedBarton Security Services.

Before joining Blackstone in 1990, Chinh worked at Salomon Brothers in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department and received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Buffalo.