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Brian_Holland

Private Equity Analyst, Entrepreneur, Excel Maniac
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EXPERTISE:

-Intensive modeling (LBO, merger, DCF, operating, accretion/dilution models)
-Advanced Excel (pivot tables, data analysis, regressions, optimization, Monte-Carlo simulation)
-Valuation analysis
-Financial projections
-Research reports
-Inventory analysis
-Proofreading
-Data entry


EDUCATION:

Richard Ivey School of Business - The University of Western Ontario (top business school in Canada)
-HBA with Distinction (top 10% of class)
-Dean's List Scholar
-Concentration in Finance
-Won a total of 11 scholarships throughout university

CFA Institute
-CFA Level 2 Candidate

Canadian Securities Institute
-completed Canadian Securities Course


WORK EXPERIENCE:

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan - Teachers' Private Capital [PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM ($10B PE FUND)]
Private Equity Analyst - Direct Investing Group (Generalist - US and Canada)
- Worked across several different industry groups providing detailed financial modeling and analysis for transactions involving leveraged buyouts, take-privates, recapitalizations, tuck-in acquisitions and carve-outs for direct deals with equity cheques of $50 million to $1 billion +
- Two sectors I had particular involvement and full due-diligence processes in were education and manufacturing
- Performed portfolio monitoring for Alliance Laundry, a leading manufacturer of commercial laundry products, which included corporate finance strategy, capital infusion analysis, commodity impact analysis, attending board meetings and evaluating value-add initiatives

CIBC World Markets (#1 Investment Bank in Canada for Total Deals: $ and #)
Summer Investment Banking Analyst - Mergers & Acquisitions Group
- A significant portion of my experience was spent performing sell-side advisory work for the Xstrata/Falconbridge deal, the largest deal in Canadian history at the time at $18.2 billion
- Worked on deal teams spanning six different industry groups by performing financing modeling, comparable and trading analysis, drafting presentations and executing deal processes for potential and live transactions

Goldman Sachs & Co (#1 global investment bank for total deals: $ and #)
Summer Operations Analyst
- After work hours, independently worked through Goldman Sachs’ New York Investment Banking Training Program and learned Bloomberg to gain a better understanding of investment banking and finance
- Provided trade processing, clearing and settlement support for $125-850 million in equities and fixed income trading under tight deadlines in a dynamic team environment where attention to minute detail and excellent communication is a necessity



REFERENCES:
Available upon request and on my LinkedIn page.

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Location
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
7:15 pm Local Time
Member Since
May 2010
Last Sign-in
Mar 9, 2015

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