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Michael Milken in 2006. He was Drexel's head of high-yield securities

From 1977 to 1990, Black was employed by investment bank Drexel Burnham Lambert, where he served as managing director, head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group, and co-head of the Corporate Finance Department.

- Leon Black

Apollo Global Management, the noted private equity firm, was also founded by Drexel alumni led by Leon Black.

- Drexel Burnham Lambert

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Global share of wealth by wealth group, Credit Suisse, 2021

Tony Ressler

American billionaire private equity investor and chief executive, based in Beverly Hills.

American billionaire private equity investor and chief executive, based in Beverly Hills.

Global share of wealth by wealth group, Credit Suisse, 2021

The key founder of both firms is Ressler's brother-in-law, Leon Black.

After university, he worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert eventually reaching senior vice president in the high yield bond department with responsibility for the new issue/syndicate desk.