McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Krishna Kilambi as Principal, Corporate Finance at Blue Owl Capital. Krishna will lead the corporate finance function for Blue Owl’s multiple real estate investment funds and non-traded REIT.  Additionally, he will oversee company liquidity, participate in ongoing business planning, and analyze new product launches.  

Most recently, Krishna served as Director, Real Estate Investment Banking at Mizuho, where he conducted M&A advisory and capital markets. Previously, he was with Scotiabank where he advised public and private real estate companies. Prior to Scotiabank, Krishna provided strategic advice to real estate clients at KPMG. 

Through experience, scale, and the pursuit of excellence in everything it does, Blue Owl is a leading provider of capital solutions to the private market ecosystem. The firm’s flexible, consultative approach helps position it as the partner of choice for businesses seeking capital and liquidity solutions to support their sustained growth. With over $102 billion in assets under management, Blue Owl seeks to provide institutional and private wealth clients access to differentiated, income-generating investment opportunities with a focus on risk mitigation and downside management. Blue Owl is headquartered in New York City and employs over 400 people across nine offices in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Since its inception, Blue Owl’s Real Estate platform has established itself as a leader in private equity real estate, offering flexible capital solutions to investment-grade and creditworthy tenants across asset classes and geographies. The firm seeks to provide investors with predictable current income and the potential for appreciation while limiting downside risk. 

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chris Bull, Partner Sun-Sun de Swaan, Directors Anne Terry and Julia Markward, and Senior Research Associate Isabelle Karl.