SOURCE: ZT Group of Companies

ZT Group of Companies

December 01, 2009 08:00 ET

ZT Group of Companies Has Three Entities Named to 2009 Aggie 100, Honoring Fastest-Growing Aggie Companies

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Houston's ZT Group of Companies earned three spots among the top 100 companies named to the 5th Annual Aggie 100 honoring the fastest-growing companies in the world owned or operated by Texas A&M University former students. The three ZT Group subsidiaries earning this important distinction were: ZT Global Investments, Inc., ZT Financial Network, Inc., and Oprex Surgery Center (Houston).

Taseer Badar, President and CEO of ZT Group, said, "This is the third year in a row that ZT Group member companies have earned Aggie 100 honors, and I am very proud of our entire organization for their achievement through this period of economic turmoil. Our success demonstrates conclusively that Texas A&M is a world-class resource for the development of future business leaders."

Badar graduated from Texas A&M University in 1995 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration degree with a focus on entrepreneurship and finance. He holds leadership positions in each of the three companies honored by the Aggie 100, as well as for various other entities under the ZT Group corporate umbrella. Badar received the Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2003 award from the Pakistan Chamber of Commerce, and is also the recipient of the 2005 Congressional Award of Honor from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee.

The 100 Aggie-owned or managed companies with the highest compound annual revenue growth from 2006 to 2008 were recognized at a formal luncheon at Texas A&M University on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009. The Aggie 100 honors graduates from across disciplines and is a program of the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in Texas A&M University's Mays Business School.

ZT GLOBAL INVESTMENTS helps successful companies and individuals devise comprehensive long-term plans for asset management and asset protection. ZT Global Investments currently manages over $300 million in assets (consisting of securities, real estate, and health related facilities) while offering consultative services to various types of businesses including medical practices. This is the firm's third Aggie 100 award.

ZT FINANCIAL NETWORK provides consultation and assistance in connection with residential and commercial loans and commercial leases. In addition to finding the most competitive rates and terms, ZT Financial Network can also help establish lines of credit, analyze your personal and/or business debt, implement the structuring or consolidation of loans, create financial statements and package bank loans. This is the firm's second Aggie 100 Award.

OPREX AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER (ASC) is a multi-specialty, free-standing outpatient surgery facility certified by the Medicare and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). With state-of-the-art technology and anesthetic techniques, Oprex ASC offers an extensive spectrum of surgical treatments, combined with a warm, comfortable atmosphere for truly personalized quality care. This is the firm's second Aggie 100 Award.

Contact Information

    Fauzia Kurjee
    VP-Corporate Operations

    ZT Group of Companies
    4265 San Felipe, Suite 1100
    Houston, TX 77027
    Phone: 713-960-6682
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