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Lauren Ostendorf


Lauren Ostendorf

Areas of Focus:

  • Strategic advice on mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments

  • Financial analysis, modeling and valuation

  • Risk identification, analysis and mitigation

Previous Financial Sector Experience:

  • Associate, Cain Brothers & Co. (2010)

  • Analyst, Berkshire Capital (2007-2009)

At The Chertoff Group, Ms. Ostendorf utilizes her background in corporate finance and investment banking to provide strategic information to companies wishing to expand within the defense, aerospace and security industries and to help private capital groups evaluate investment opportunities within the sector.  She joined The Chertoff Group in 2010 as an associate, bringing M&A transaction experience from her time spent as an investment banking analyst/associate, during which she was responsible for executing all aspects of transaction activities including financial analysis, detailed due diligence, legal documentation and negotiations.

Ms. Ostendorf holds a B.S. in Economics from Duke University.



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Michael Chertoff