Muhammad Azfar is a Managing Partner at Auctus Group, Inc. He oversees investment banking activities and is responsible for the strategic vision and overall direction of the firm, along with the Senior Managing Directors. In the last decade, Mr. Azfar has been directly involved in more than fifty financing and M&A assignments totaling over $1 Billion, across a range of industry sectors including technology, healthcare and industrials. Prior to establishing the Auctus Group, Mr. Azfar served as managing director of business development and a partner at an international investment banking boutique MSC Advisors. He began his career in 2003 as a research analyst at Advisory and Intermediary Services, LLC and joined Houlihan Smith & Company in 2005. During his tenure at Houlihan Smith, he held vice president and associate director positions, played an integral role in the firm’s impressive growth — from 7 employees in 2005 to more than a 150 in 2010 — and received numerous awards for outstanding achievement. Mr. Azfar is a FINRA-registered investment banking representative and holds series 79, 63 securities licenses, as well as series 24 general securities principal. He also serves as the CEO of Auctus Securities, LLC, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer. Mr. Azfar is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, a founding member of the Chicago chapter of Exit Planning Exchange (XPX), and active member of Chicago based non-profits supporting underprivileged and inner city youth, the Big Shoulders Fund and Urban Initiatives. He’s an avid automotive enthusiast and spends his free time reading, traveling and boating.