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Mark Zubov, CFA

Freelance M&A Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance M&A Consultant Since January 30, 2017

Mark is an investment industry professional who has worked on $1.5 billion in buy-side and sell-side deals across M&A, equity, and debt capital markets. He's worked with major MNCs and Silicon Valley startups in the consumer, energy, tech, media, and life sciences sectors. As a freelancer, Mark enjoys sharing his passion for entrepreneurship with companies across the world—helping them with financial modeling, fundraising, and strategic planning.

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Akshay Bhimrajka

Freelance M&A Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance M&A Consultant Since August 4, 2018

Akshay is a Paris-based entrepreneur and private equity professional and has raised two funds of $250+ million and grown three companies to $1+ billion in enterprise value. An experienced financier and operator, he has helped raise $500+ million for companies in the telecom, real estate, oil and gas, and education sectors. Akshay freelances to help companies with M&A, modeling, and fundraising, leveraging his operational and financial expertise.

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Ishwinder Singh, CFA

Freelance M&A Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance M&A Consultant Since May 12, 2019

Ishwinder is an accomplished investment banking and private equity professional with 12 years of experience working on international projects. He managed the $250 million principal investment portfolio of a prominent listed UAE-based investment banking firm. Prior to that, he provided M&A and valuation advisory services to global clients at Ernst & Young. Ishwinder also writes about investment and technology.

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Shiv Mehta, CFA

Freelance M&A Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance M&A Consultant Since March 21, 2020

A CFA charterholder, Shiv has eight years of experience working across diverse finance verticals. He has facilitated corporate finance deals and fundraising worth more than $1 billion and worked in equity research at Deutsche Bank. He is skilled in writing reports, creating IB and PE pitch books, fundraising, financial modeling, and databases. Shiv enjoys using his diverse experience to assist clients with their challenging problems.

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Ahmed Hassouna

Freelance M&A Consultant

QatarFreelance M&A Consultant Since March 19, 2019

An MBA graduate pursuing his Doctorate of Business Administration at Arab Academy for Maritime & Science, Ahmed has executed numerous M&A transactions and investments for multinationals and numerous holdings in the Middle East while working at Siemens Qatar and holding groups in the GCC region. He enjoys freelancing to help advise clients on complex capital raising, M&A, corporate finance, and venture capital project and transactions.

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Sheharyar Khan, CFA

Freelance M&A Consultant

Saudi ArabiaFreelance M&A Consultant Since December 23, 2019

Sheharyar has analyzed $4+ billion of oil field service M&A transactions across North America, MENA, Pakistan, Turkey, and China. He has been a financial analyst for family offices in The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and analyzed and improved the performance of multibillion-dollar investment portfolios. Sheharyar freelances to leverage his corporate development, M&A, financial modeling, and investment management skills with exciting businesses. He holds a CFA charter and is an ACCA affiliate.

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Pratik Malladi

Freelance M&A Consultant

IndiaFreelance M&A Consultant Since April 29, 2020

Pratik has 14 years of experience in accounting, tax, corporate finance, M&A, due diligence, entrepreneurship, and pre-investment appraisals for corporate M&As, and private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) transactions. As an associate VP, he executed advisory assignments for some of the largest corporates, PE, and VC houses across sectors. Pratik advised on more than 50 domestic and global transactions with deal sizes up to several billion US dollars.

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Rohit Ramana

Freelance M&A Consultant

IndiaFreelance M&A Consultant Since October 21, 2019

Rohit has advised on M&A transactions, capital raises, and restructuring transactions ranging from $100 million to $20 billion as an investment banker at JPMorgan. He then managed business performance as head of the business finance function at Hitachi Payments. Rohit seeks to leverage his experience of having advised and executed transformation changes as a freelancer to work with a wide variety of clients.

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Aashu Yadav

Freelance M&A Consultant

IndiaFreelance M&A Consultant Since July 30, 2018

Aashu has 15+ years of corporate finance experience advising India's largest and most respected corporations. He has led investor relations and $1 billion of fundraising initiatives, evaluated M&A transactions, built financial models and valuations, and driven currency and market hedging strategies. Freelancing helps him gain a global perspective advising clients on challenging projects and fundraising efforts.

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Ahmad Deeb, CFA

Freelance M&A Consultant

PalestineFreelance M&A Consultant Since December 3, 2018

Ahmad is an investment manager for a number of Islamic and traditional banks and a former private equity analyst at the Palestine Investment Fund where he helped lead numerous transactions. He was also an economist for many agencies like USAID, Deloitte, and GIZ and began his career as an equity analyst covering the MENA region. Throughout his career, he built his operational and financial skills through working with SMEs and big corporations.

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Saurabh Maheshwari

Freelance M&A Consultant

IndiaFreelance M&A Consultant Since June 2, 2019

Saurabh has extensive experience in fundraising and M&A having completed 9+ transactions primarily focusing on tech, consumer, and financial services. Saurabh’s interlacing experience across corporate finance, consulting, and general management enables him to visualize the big picture ahead of most people. As a freelancer, Saurabh likes helping clients in navigating through strategic situations to achieve favorable outcomes.

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Guide to Hiring a Great M&A Consultant

After spending years building up a company, the prospect of turning around and selling it can be both an alien concept and unfamiliar territory for an entrepreneur. Seeking out a skilled M&A consultant can greatly assist and guide the founder through this process.

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Martin so far is a complete Rockstar. His first bit of work produced a tool for us to model and forecast our financials and is far and away worth every penny we paid and more. Just thought I’d share that with you.

Pete Pellizzari, CEO

Budder, Inc.

Erik has been an extremely valuable member of our team who has tremendous breath of experience with start ups in our lifecycle phase. What makes his contribution unique and highly effective is not only his excellent financial modeling skills and knowledge, but also the emotional intelligence with which he manages each relationship at Vault, understands our team dynamics, and helps us tackle start up challenges effectively. It is rare to find a part-time consultant who makes you feel like he/she is genuinely invested in the success of your company.

Romy Parzick, COO

Student Loan Benefits, Inc. dba Vault

Toptal has been an incredible key partner for Sidekick. As an early-stage start-up, we’ve leveraged both design and financial talent. The experience has been incredible, with those professionals bringing creativity, expertise, and advice to ensure Sidekick succeeds. My Toptal financial expert helped steer Sidekick’s business model, which resulted in an initial ROI of 650x! My experience with Toptal has given me great confidence in the future.

Doug MacKay, Founder / CEO


Chris was great to work with and was always available on my schedule. His communication skills and personality were a 10/10. His outputs on the project were top notch and allowed us to develop more efficient forecasting and initiative prioritization frameworks. I would definitely use Chris again.

Chris Pozek, CEO

Veterans Rideshare

What really sets Toptal apart is the caliber of finance talent available in their network. I had a very specific and pressing need, and Toptal quickly matched me with the perfect person for the job. The expert produced a thoughtful and robust financial analysis that has ultimately allowed us to forecast and prioritize initiatives much more efficiently.

Chris Pozek, CEO

Veterans Rideshare

Scott had a lot of finance experience which he used to ask the right questions and help us do things more quickly than we would have done without him. The commission model is crucial to us being able to scale, he integrated seamlessly with our finance team and efficiently got us the outputs we needed.

Naushad Parpia, Founder and CEO


I was very impressed with the quality of finance talent in Toptal’s network. Our expert's experience was immediately evident through his insightful questions and the speed at which we could move. Toptal stayed on top of the process from making the match through to the successful completion of the project. I've already recommended Toptal Finance to my network.

Naushad Parpia, Founder and CEO


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