Ziad K. Abdelnour, a New York-based financier and venture capitalist, is the founder and president of the United States Committee for a Free Lebanon (USCFL), an advocacy organization which established Middle East Intelligence Bulletin in 1999. Abdelnour was co-chair of the Lebanon Study Group, which produced a report entitled Ending Syria's Occupation of Lebanon: The U.S. Role.
During his career on Wall Street, Abdelnour has been involved in transactions representing approximately $30 billion in value and has personally raised over $3.5 billion in privately placed debt and equity financing for dozens of companies worldwide involved in leveraged buyout, acquisition financing, growth financing and corporate restructuring. He is a regular panelist and speaker on private equity and venture capital topics at industry conferences nationwide.
Abdelnour can be reached by phone at (917) 678-3767, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dossier: Samir Geagea (May 2004)
The Fattoush Phenomenon (April 2004)
Syria and the Presidential Succession in Lebanon (February-March 2004)
Dossier: Issam Fares (November 2003)
The Corruption Behind Lebanon's Electricity Crisis (August-September 2003)
Syria's Fourth Redeployment from Lebanon (July 2003)
Murr Feud Flares Again (July 2003)
Dossier: Michel and Elias Murr (June 2003)
Democratization of Capital in the Arab World (May 2003)
Syria's Proxy Forces in Iraq (April 2002)
Implications of the Syrian Redeployment (February-March 2003)
The Lebanese-Canadian Crisis (January 2003)
The Syria Accountability Act and Lebanon (October 2002)