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Investments

4

Portfolio Exits

3

About Najafi Companies

Najafi Companies, formerly known as Pivotal Equity Group or Pivotal Private Equity, is an Arizona-based private equity firm that makes investments up to $1 billion in transaction value in companies. Najafi Companies funds investments with internally generated capital, not through a fund.

Najafi Companies Headquarter Location

The Esplanade 2525 East Camelback Road, Suite 850

Phoenix, Arizona, 85016,

United States

602-476-0600

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Latest Najafi Companies News

Najafi Companies completes $158M purchase of Hollywood movie studio

Apr 25, 2022

The production studio behind 'Bad Moms' and 'Hustlers' has a new owner after Najafi Companies completed its acquisition last week. The deal deepens the Phoenix private-equity firm's reach in the entertainment industry.

Najafi Companies Investments

4 Investments

Najafi Companies has made 4 investments. Their latest investment was in hai as part of their Seed VC on November 11, 2021.

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Najafi Companies Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/9/2021

Seed VC

hai

$6M

Yes

4

12/14/2020

Private Equity

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$99M

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10

2/13/2014

Private Equity

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$99M

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10

5/14/2013

Series B

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Date

11/9/2021

12/14/2020

2/13/2014

5/14/2013

Round

Seed VC

Private Equity

Private Equity

Series B

Company

hai

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Amount

$6M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

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Najafi Companies Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

Najafi Companies has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was SkyMall on May 17, 2013.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/17/2013

Merger

1

12/11/2012

Acquired

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10

2/20/2007

Acq - Fin - II

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$99M

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0

Date

5/17/2013

12/11/2012

2/20/2007

Exit

Merger

Acquired

Acq - Fin - II

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

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Najafi Companies Acquisitions

9 Acquisitions

Najafi Companies acquired 9 companies. Their latest acquisition was STX Entertainment on December 07, 2021.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

12/7/2021

Private Equity

$99M

$1,400M

Acq - Fin

3

3/2/2021

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$99M

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10

6/26/2012

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$99M

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0

4/11/2012

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$99M

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10

8/4/2008

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$99M

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10

Date

12/7/2021

3/2/2021

6/26/2012

4/11/2012

8/4/2008

Investment Stage

Private Equity

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$1,400M

Note

Acq - Fin

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Najafi Companies Team

5 Team Members

Najafi Companies has 5 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Jahm Najafi.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jahm Najafi

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Peter Keane

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Tina Rhodes

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Patrick Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Paul Parent

Senior Vice President

Current

Name

Jahm Najafi

Peter Keane

Tina Rhodes

Patrick Smith

Paul Parent

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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