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Michael Najjar

B.A.

Partner
Cortec Group (New York, NY)

Background

Mr. Michael E. Najjar is a Partner at Cortec Group. Previously, he served as a Senior Managing Director at the firm. Mr. Najjar focuses on business services and technology. Previously, he served as a Senior Managing Director at Cornerstone Equity Investors, since February 1997. While at the firm, Mr. Najjar was actively involved in sourcing, financing, closing, and managing a wide variety of transactions including private company recapitalizations, divisional acquisitions, public to private transactions, and build-ups in the manufacturing, distribution, and business services sectors. Earlier, from January 1996 to February 1997, he worked as a Partner at Advanta Partners LP. Prior to 1996, Mr. Najjar served as an Investment Banker in the Corporate Finance Department of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation.

Education

Mr. Najjar received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Cornell University.