Position: Chairman and Managing Director, Ferghana Partners
University: Yale University (BA)
Expertise: Columbia Law School (JD)

Mr. Kridel is the president and founder of Ferghana Partners, a specialist healthcare investment bank. Previously, Mr. Kridel was Managing Director at BZW, the merchant banking arm of Barclays. After the sale of The Kridel Group to Peers & Company, Mr. Kridel ran all European operations from the Paris office of this affiliate of the Long Term Credit Bank of Japan. From 1971-1977, Mr. Kridel was Vice President of the International Corporate Finance Department at Baring Bros. & Co in London and Paris. From 1970-1971, Mr. Kridel worked in the International Finance and Acquisition group at Banque Paribas in Paris. Mr. Kridel graduated with a BA from Yale and JD from Columbia. He qualified as a US attorney and has license to practice before before many bars, including the New York State, Patent Court and US Supreme Court.