BXSL Blackstone Secured Lending Fund.

Filed: 4 Aug 21, 8:00pm





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 4, 2021



Blackstone Secured Lending Fund

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 814 - 01299 82-7020632

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

345 Park Avenue, 31st Floor

New York, NY

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 503-2100

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 5.02

Appointment of Certain Officers

On August 4, 2021, the board of trustees (the “Board”) of Blackstone Secured Lending Fund (the “Company”) appointed Katherine Rubenstein as Chief Operating Officer of the Company.

Ms. Rubenstein, born in 1978, is a Managing Director in Blackstone Alternative Credit Advisors LP (“Blackstone Credit”) and the Chief Operating Officer of the Company and of Blackstone Private Credit Fund. Since joining The Blackstone Group, Inc. (“Blackstone”) in 2015, Ms. Rubenstein created and led the GSO Advantage platform (now Blackstone Credit Advantage), which brings Blackstone’s broad set of capabilities to drive operational efficiencies and growth for Blackstone Credit’s portfolio companies. She subsequently created and led the Blackstone Advantage program, focusing on building networks and expanding access to resources for portfolio companies across Blackstone business units. Ms. Rubenstein is on the Blackstone Charitable Foundation Leadership Council and on the Board of Let’s Get Ready, a non-profit organization that provides low-income and first generation to college students support to gain admission to and graduate from college. Before joining Blackstone, Ms. Rubenstein originated senior secured loans and equipment finance opportunities in the industrial, consumer, and retail sectors for GE Capital and prior to that worked in brand management at World Kitchen. Ms. Rubenstein received an MBA from The Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, where she was a Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow, and an AB from Dartmouth College.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: August 5, 2021  By: /s/ Marisa J. Beeney
   Name: Marisa J. Beeney
   Title: Chief Compliance Officer, Chief
Legal Officer and Secretary