I have extensive experience in business strategy, corporate finance and financial modelling gained from private equity and investment banking.I previously worked at Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts (KKR), a leading global private equity and credit investing firm. Before joining KKR, I worked at Terra Firma Capital Partners, a large European private equity fund and before that did a stint Goldman Sachs, a leading investment bank. I'm am currently the Co-Founder of a financial technology company called MonetaFlex where I help small businesses raise working capital quickly and efficiently from institutional investors. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science where I was a Delbridge Scholar. My linkedin profile is: https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/simba-chiguma/12/5a9/41b
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I have 10+ years of working experience including: - 5+ years in finance/M&A/investment field - 3+ years in real estate field - 7+ years at management level (with people under my supervision) I am familiar with many sectors and financial models and valuation methods. CEE (Central Eastern Europe) markets and business valuation are my specialties. Also I am a developer (author) of the financial website: www.investingforbeginners.eu and author of the book on investing - Investing for Beginners Exposed - which was the bestseller in home market. Currently I am private investor (have 10+ years of investing experience) and freelancer.
Definitive leader with 25 years’ experience identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to grow revenue and improve profitability and performance. No project or job too small or beneath me. I will find a way to improve and create efficiencies in your processes. Expertise includes developing innovative strategies and key initiatives to drive continuous improvement objectives that impact Real P&L results. Relationship Builder—keen ability to attract and retain key associates, partners, vendors, and clients. Management strengths include: • Profit and Loss Management • Financial & Contract Negotiations • Continuous Improvement Processes • Quality Program Development • New Product Development • Team Leadership & Training • New Business Development • Customer Service & Retention • Operations Management • Distribution/Logistics/Inventory Expertise • Partner & Supplier Relationships • System Rollouts / Project Management
I am a finance executive with in-depth experience in commercial real estate acquisitions and underwriting, general private equity, debt and equity investing and financing, leveraged finance, and financial sales. Currently, I am pursuing new investment/acquisition opportunities and consulting/advisory engagements in commercial real estate and general private equity. At the moment, I am working on a a number of hospitality, multifamily, retail, and mixed use projects in various capacities including but not limited to: deal structuring, project management, introductions to debt and equity sources to arrange the capital stack, review and analysis of debt and equity term sheets, and construction of financial models. Please contact me if I can help you out in any way. Most recently, I was with DeBartolo Development where I led the acquisition process from inception of opportunity through contract execution and closing for new real estate acquisition and development opportunities, was responsible for the coordination and completion of project due diligence, and the procurement and placement of debt financing. I covered the entire US with a focus in hospitality, multifamily, and retail value-add and distressed asset opportunities. Also, I had an integral role on our two opportunity funds that we raised and capitalized in terms of initial fund raising presentations, ongoing analytics and fund reporting, asset management, and ongoing client interaction. I began my career with GE Capital, where I held domestic and international positions of increasing responsibilities including my most recent role where I originated and structured debt and debt and equity financing deals across multiple industries as a generalist. Additionally, I spent 2 years in GE Capital’s London office structuring commercial debt transactions and am a graduate of the GE Capital Financial Management Program. Specialities: Debt and Equity Financing and Investing, Private Equity, Real Estate Investing, Leveraged Finance, Corporate Finance, Sales and Marketing, Underwriting, Financial Analysis
Versatile roll-up-my-sleeves professional with twenty years experience delivering organizational success in finance, business development and marketing functions in a wide range of companies and business conditions. Track record of exceeding operating and financial goals while continually improving organizational performance. Expertise in: Project Evaluation, Negotiations, Partner Management, Strategic Planning,Team Development, International Business Development & Strategy , Deal Structuring, Emerging Markets, Product Management, International Private Banking, Capital Raising, Private Equity, Forming strategic partnerships and platforms to drive the company`s growth and Product integration partnerships that improve the product experience. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to easily interact with all levels of the organization and external stakeholders. Education: https://cal.berkeley.edu/pedrofernandez Languages: Spanish and Portuguese
I have worked in Banking and as a consultant to Banks for over 20 years. I am familiar with Sales & Trading, Balance Sheet Management, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Market Risk, Basel Accords, Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley. I have led Governance, Risk and Compliance consultancies. In these capacities, one of the present issues is an enterprise-wide need for data that is timely, accurate, and complete, and exists at a sufficient level of granularity to enable business reporting, regulatory and compliance reporting, and analytical decision making. I have led efforts across all these areas and built enterprise data warehouses for the purposes of reporting and decision making. In this capacity I have used SAS as complete Business Intelligence stack, performing ETL (extract, transform, and load) processes, data storage, and data analysis and graphical display of information. I am a certified SAS Developer, have led numerous SAS initiatives, and manipulated the SAS BI server to utilize SAS stored processes in conjunction with HTML to create interactive web-based reporting and analysis applications that mimic a LAMP architecture.
As a Business Development Consultant/Growth Architect, I generate and execute growth strategies to scale startups from pre-launch to market leader. I fashion growth tactics: * from all divisions--from sales to new product development * using all vehicles--from strategic partnerships to internal campaigns to capital introduction My function in implementing growth plans includes: * quarterbacking the team's execution of strategies * conducting direct analysis * seeking out and developing alliances * running negotiations with potential strategic partners * measuring results for absolute yield and efficacy Twelve years in finance, sales and marketing at global firms gives me the tools for strategic thinking. It is my experience as a battle-tested entrepreneur and private investor that brings substance to my insights and generates results.
15+ years professional experience. 8+ years management consulting experience. Experienced management consultant with both strong technical knowledge and consistent record in various projects for numerous industries. Wide-ranging background on consulting positions, inside (e.g. Sales&Marketing Controller, Director of Operations) or outside (n.b. external consultant) businesses. An exquisite mix of leadership, novelty, along with an exclusive approach on solving problems offers a strong personal competitive advantage. Highly refined skills regarding using both intuition and reason in order to identify “root-causes” along with a time-effective solution. BA in Economics. MBA in Financial Management. Specialties: Funding, Operations, Controlling, Management Consulting, Financial Management, Project Management, Performance Management, Planning, Sales
Business Controller Manager / Chief Financial Officer Deputy Business Controller Manager with experience in Team Management, Project Management, Business Analysis, Financial Analysis, Business Strategy and Business Management's alignment, Business Plan and Strategic Plan Business Administration degree (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Master in Controlling Management and Finance (EADA Business School) Specialized in Healthcare, Chemical Industry, Logistics and Services. I have developed my career in key positions in Fluidra, Phibo such (Chief Financial Officer Deputy and Controlling Manager). I have participated also in several start up companies offering my financial and strategy point of view. I have redacted some Business Plan. Expertise Areas ►Business Strategy ►Business Plan ►Financial Management ►International Business Controller Manager ►Financial Planning ►Budget & Forecast ►Financial Statements ►Negotiation and Bank Management ►Treasury Management ►Cost Structure ►Business Profitability ►Balance sheet Analysis ►Business Development ►Strategic Plan ►Strategic Models ► ERP ►Reporting ►International Business Development ►Team Management ►Analysis and Sales Promotion
I am an experienced consultant with a proven track record in delivering financial, commercial and operational solutions to a range of Companies. I have a Chartered Accountancy background and managed large finance teams in global Companies and have recently enabled a start-up Company to commence trading. I bring a mix of corporate financial management skills, diligence and attention to detail based on hands on experience and a commercial brain to generate ideas and bring them to fruition. I have extensive experience within the Ticketing, Travel and Ticketing software industries, working in a wide ranging series of roles covering Finance Director duties, Strategic and Commercial decision making, supplier and customer contracting, budgeting and cost control, management of daily company operations and Company Secretarial, Legal and HR responsibilities. I have gained a wealth of hands on financial accounting and business operational duties and been heavily involved in the strategic development of a start up, private equity owned Company for the past 3 years. My specific experiences can be summarised as follows: Corporate Financial Management: Experienced Chartered Accountant – 10 years post qualification experience in a commercial environment Responsible for creating and managing internal controls frameworks Preparation and presentation of financial management information at Board level Management of Company statutory audits Liaising with external stakeholders (e.g. government, banks, shareholders) Financial Data Modelling using MS Excel Cashflow forecasting Budgets and financial forecasts Scenario modelling Writing accompanying business plans, proposals and due diligence packs Commercial Contracts Have successfully negotiated and managed contracts with key suppliers, key customers and key service providers to businesses for the past 10 years in territories such as Canada, USA, UK, Australia and Ireland. Budgetary Control and Cost Management Responsibility for budgetary control in previous two roles Creation of purchase order control system in previous two roles Experience of identifying and negotiating favourable terms with suppliers Up to date with current technologies and utilising these for operational overhead savings Commercial Pricing Previously have assumed sole responsibility for contract pricing Experienced in identifying the required margins to cover overheads in high volume, low margin businesses Experienced in pricing in technology service industries Understanding competitor pricing and market receptiveness to pricing strategies Experienced in delivering commercial rate sheets to sales teams and management thereafter Commercial Operations Responsible for creating and managing daily operations including: Customer payments via credit card merchants Inventory control systems Pricing systems Domain registration management and implementation Corporate websites Integration of reporting systems with accounting systems Collection and settlement of monies in foreign currencies in a cost effective manner Staff Management For the past ten years I have been responsible for all aspects of staff management including recruitment, training, absence management, discipline and terminations. I have also managed two redundancy programmes during this time and have a high awareness of current legislation and responsibilities required. I have managed finance teams (accounts payable, accounts receivable etc) and operational teams. Fundraising Experienced in submission of successful grant claims UK Government Research and Development Tax credits Completed two private equity funding rounds for a start-up technology Company Successful applications for bank finance Experience of dealing with Invoice discounting and factoring Companies