The Gorj Group LLC (“TGG”) is an private investment company founded in 2014 to pursue private and public investment opportunities globally. TGG forges financial acumen, independent analysis with hands-on operational expertise to unlock value in its investments. TGG prides itself in taking an active owner-operator approach to investing.
Anthony Ugorji is the Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of The Gorj Group, LLC (“TGG”). He brings over 20 years of buy-side, sell-side and corporate experience to TGG. Prior to founding TGG, Mr. Ugorji was a Director at News Corporation responsible for Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Strategy throughout Europe & Asia. Prior to this, Mr. Ugorji worked with Merrill Lynch in its London Investment Banking division structuring M&A, Debt, Equity and other Capital Market transactions for Telecom, Media & Technology clients across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Previously, Mr. Ugorji worked with Boa Esperança Ventures, the Brazilian Private Equity arm of Swiss-based Banque Safdie where he helped establish its Restructuring activities. Mr. Ugorji started his career in Los Angeles with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette before moving to long/short equity fund Growth Strategies LLC. Mr. Ugorji graduated with a B.A. in International Business from UC Berkeley and received his MBA from the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) in France. He speaks English, Portuguese and Intermediate French and Spanish.