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 graduated from the Faculty of Economic of the University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia, Department of Accountancy in 1984. Permanent Lecturer in the Faculty of Economic, the University of Padjadjaran, Bandung - Indonesia, 1987-1997 in several subjects such as Accounting, Auditing, Management and Auditing Seminars. Senior Director at Setra Duta Residence, a major Real Estate company in West Java, Indonesia 1996-1999. Free lance translator of Research and Scientific Journal in many fields such as Finance, Accounting and Management, Psychology, Law, Economics, Religion, Language, Social Science, Environmental Issues an many others.
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.
* 25 years of business, finance and management experience * Expert in creative business consulting assisting small to medium sized business * Have raised millions of dollars for businesses over last several years * Bookkeeper training, creation of financial statements, improvement of accounting processes, and accounting implementation and input * Great relationships and expertise in raising debt capital of many types - including accounts receivables, purchase order financing, mortgages, cash flow lending and more * Very versed in small and mid sized business mergers and acquisitions as both buyer and seller
• Significant wherewithal in business planning and project management including assembling and oversight of teams for diverse initiatives including internet, mobile and digital applications and related database and creative development. • Engaged in accounting, bookkeeping, tax reporting and financial management for diverse corporate and non-profit entities that resulted in growth, innovation and social impact in the corporate and non-profit sectors. • Established strategic plan, financial controls and systems during tenure with 1stWEST Financial which facilitated and supported 30% annual sales growth. • Developed systems for detailed production tracking and customer sales reporting processes that enabled timely identification and response to indices resulting in continued customer growth and retention and improved employee assessment and compensation practices. • Facilitated significant growth despite associated financial challenges to a company through astute expense, debt and cash flow management and financial controls enabling the company to maintain stability. • Developed metrics for detailed production tracking and customer sales reporting processes that enabled timely identification and response to indices resulting in continued growth and retention and improved employee assessment and compensation practices. • Performed analysis and developed broad strategic and marketing plans which stabilized start-up companies and generated sales growth, market expansion and long-term stability. • Researched and performed due diligence and financial modeling related to leveraging companies existing platforms to develop proprietary new business areas. • Organized, researched, wrote and coordinated legal compliance in development of Human Resources and Policies and Procedures Manuals. • Proficient in relevant accounting and financial software including Quickbooks, Peachtree and Excel. Also possess strong capability in Powerpoint, Word and various blogging software and platforms. • Strong work ethic and integrity.
I am Creative, Analytic with User oriented view. In the last months i have worked with various clients (big companies and small) and assisted them with excel tools such as business plans, budget, selling tool, analyzing data, pricing, inventory management. I am trying to create simple solutions to complex problems :)
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 have more than 10 years of working experience as investment bankers, corporate finance and consultant for banks and corporates. I have done corporate finance work ( M&A, project financing, business plan and financial due diligence ) and research work for the following companies: Deutsche Bank, Asia Pacific Economic Research Business Advisory Council, FedEx, MNC International and other major corporates in Asia. My most notable research work is to investigate the optimal direction of free trade negotiations amongst Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies and to present findings in 2006 APEC Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam Graduating top class ( 3.95 GPA / 4.00 )from University of Southern California, USA for my MBA degree, I have passed the following certification: - Chartered Financial Analysts Level I and II Examination, - CMFAS 4B - Rules and Regulations for Advising on Corporate Finance (Solely Debt Securities) - CMFAS 5 - Rules and Regulations for Financial Advisory Services - Real Estate Salesperson (RES) Exam.
Columbia MBA. I am a Excel and finance consultant and writer living in Los Angeles. I have written commercials and greeting cards, created dynamic, user-friendly Excel models and everything in between. I have four years managerial experience in health care, specifically: - Managed care - Insurance contracts - Revenue cycle activities. I am also a veteran of the US Army and was awarded four each Army Commendation and Army Achievement medals. I served a tour of one year in both Kuwait (2004) and Iraq (2006). I have 15 years experience with Excel. Take a look at my top test scores, verified credentials and job history for more information. I work on this site because I recently quit my full-time, well-paying job to pursue a lifelong dream of a career in the arts. I write, produce and direct with my sketch comedy troupe Chico. I am also a screenwriter. I live in Los Angeles with my very supportive wife and our Great Dane.
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