Michael Cantor, '89

Managing Partner, Equator Capital

Michael Cantor, '89, has extensive principal investment, financial advisory, project development and operational experience. Over the past 25 years, Cantor has managed a broad range of activities in the fields of international renewable energy, technology, marine transportation, and real estate investment on behalf of the Washington DC-based Equator Capital Group. His development experience includes hydro, wind, bio-fuels and solar power projects, and his broad operational experience includes managing a fleet of oil tankers as well as a government contractor.

Prior to co-founding Equator, Cantor was active in the area of mergers and acquisitions and leveraged transactions, both as a banker in Citicorp's Leveraged Capital Group and as a consultant to corporate clients and private-equity partnerships.

Cantor has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.