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Toptal is a marketplace for top remote M&A consultants. Top companies and start-ups in Melbourne choose Toptal M&A freelancers for their mission-critical initiatives.

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Adrian John Smith

Freelance M&A Consultant

AustraliaToptal Member Since August 18, 2017

Adrian has 12+ years of private equity and M&A experience, mainly at Standard Chartered Private Equity where he led several transactions with a total value of over $500 million. As a freelancer, he enjoys working with multiple clients, leveraging his strong financial and operational background to build budgets, execute complex equity and debt raises, and to conduct due diligence and valuations, particularly in turnaround situations.

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Martin Pretty

Freelance M&A Consultant

AustraliaToptal Member Since June 9, 2017

Martin Pretty, an 18-year finance veteran and a CFA, is the founder and manager of a boutique investment fund, and is a director at publicly traded firms. He joined Toptal to utilize his experience managing investments at a large family office, heading equity research teams, and serving as a C-level executive at various financial technology businesses to advise, engage, and drive value for a diverse clientele.

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Samir Chaibi

Freelance M&A Consultant

SingaporeToptal Member Since February 27, 2017

Samir has extensive investment banking, private equity, and venture capital experience working for top-tier IB and SWF players. He co-founded and has been part of the management team of several startups. As a freelancer, Samir enjoys working with both large corporate clients as well as startups at different stages of development, in different industries, and in multiple geographies (US, Europe, Asia, Middle East).

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Allan Leung

Freelance M&A Consultant

Hong KongToptal Member Since December 22, 2017

Allan served as an investment banker for more than USD $300 million of transactions and as a CFO with experience in executing financial, operation, and reporting processes. Allan empowers his clients to realize their visions by providing tactical and hands-on input on business development, fundraising, and M&A.

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Mark Tan

Freelance M&A Consultant

SingaporeToptal Member Since October 9, 2018

Mark has 10+ years of investment and finance experience at global transportation investor Buss Global Management, closing $4 billion of M&A and fundraising mandates. He has worked across industries covering the shipping, offshore/marine, property, hospitality, biotechnology, telecommunications, and media sectors. Mark leverages his buy and sell-side expertise to offer practical advice to companies across stages and industries.

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Affan Bin Mahmood

Freelance M&A Consultant

Hong KongToptal Member Since September 9, 2019

Along with an MBA from HEC Paris, Affan is a CFA charterholder who leads global strategy formulation as well as M&A and partnerships for the $6 billion business unit of Schneider Electric, a Fortune 500 company. He's previously helped over a dozen startups raise between $250,000 and $10 million in financing. At Toptal, Affan is looking to help companies with business plan writing, storytelling, financial modeling, and growth strategy.

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Michael Ng

Freelance M&A Consultant

United KingdomToptal Member Since October 24, 2019

With J.P. Morgan, Citi, and January Capital, Michael has executed $5+ billion in M&A and capital raising transactions. He freelances to leverage his experience across investment banking and principal investing, particularly in financial modeling, investor presentations, investment analysis, and M&A. He has served on the boards of venture-backed companies operating across three continents, advising on growth strategy, fundraising, and M&A.

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Alec Tseung

Freelance M&A Consultant

Hong KongToptal Member Since March 6, 2020

Alec executed over $2 billion in corporate, private equity, and venture capital transactions during his tenure at Swiss Re Principal Investments Company and Tencent, the leading internet company. He recently co-founded a financial advisory company in Hong Kong, advising companies in China and Central Asia. Alec enjoys freelancing because it gives him opportunities to connect and collaborate with other passionate business founders to seize opportunities and challenges together.

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Srini Iyer, CA, CPA

Freelance M&A Consultant

AustraliaToptal Member Since January 21, 2018

Srini is a CA and CPA with experience leading finance, commercial, and ERP implementations, turnarounds, and buy- and sell-side transactions, notably leading the divestiture of Byrne Group, a former HSBC PE-backed company in Dubai which was later sold for $160 million. A results-driven CFO educated in INSEAD, Srini joined Toptal to help entrepreneurs and management teams in a variety of industries to improve and unlock value.

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James Park

Freelance M&A Consultant

South KoreaToptal Member Since February 21, 2017

As an investment banker and startup consultant, James has helped early-stage tech companies raise $50+ million in funding through equity, debt, and grants. Notably, James has experience advising the management teams in the cannabis, retail tech, and entertainment sectors. He joined Toptal to help companies grow through strategic viral marketing initiatives coupled with timely fundraising and go-to-market strategies.

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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

SideKick

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

GSD

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.

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GSD

How to Hire M&A Consultants Near Melbourne

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A Toptal director of finance will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right M&A consultant for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new M&A consultant for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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