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Nathan Rust

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since July 2, 2021

Nathan leads M&A for a $7 billion enterprise-value, publicly traded company. His main focuses included verifying financial model inputs, leading due diligence, and integration planning. Nathan's efficient leadership of a cross-functional diligence team resulted in the most significant transaction ever for the company and the largest ever among publicly traded peers.

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Karen Mildenhall

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since March 30, 2022

Karen became a freelance consultant after 20+ years as an executive leader in the two largest global risk and consulting firms, Marsh and Aon while consulting Fortune 1000 companies. She repeatedly transformed the worst-performing operations, products, and client relationships into sustainable profitability. As a freelance consultant, Karen enjoys helping business leaders create extraordinary transformative results faster than they imagined.

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Robert J. Smith

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since September 16, 2018

A seasoned finance professional and CPA, Bob has executed diligence, valuation and M&A mandates while serving in senior roles at Fortune 500 companies (Merrill Lynch, PHH, Discover, BNY Mellon). He is a finance, strategy and operations expert, who employs a collaborative approach that balances customer, regulatory and financial objectives. Bob is freelancing to help growth companies build financial infrastructure and reach their full potential.

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Jake LaJoie

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since May 31, 2020

Jake has a unique combination of private equity, investment banking, corporate finance, and operations experience. Over the course of his career, he has completed 16 principal investments totaling $480 million of equity and more than $15 billion of M&A and corporate finance transactions. He enjoys the excitement of freelance consulting because each engagement is different and intellectually stimulating.

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Evan Fisher

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since August 24, 2017

Evan is a former investment bank VP offering a simple value prop: better-than-Wall-Street quality documents and advice at a fraction of the price. His work resulted in over $3.1 billion invested in SMEs. He has sat in every seat at the boardroom table as a director, shareholder, executive, and advisor. Evan enjoys helping businesses plan, refine their strategies, prepare for corporate actions, and hone their capital-raising approach.

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Jeff Villwock

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since January 12, 2017

Jeff has had a 40-year career with 15 years in M&A investment banking and 25 years as an institutional research analyst. He was twice named to the Wall Street Journal All-Star Analyst team and has completed over $2.5 billion in transactions. Jeff started freelancing with Toptal to find assignments where his experience in advising corporate clients in attaining their objectives and in providing modeling solutions.

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William Plumer

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since October 2, 2017

William has launched, sold, acquired, advised, restructured, and invested in 40+ businesses, representing over $1 billion in value. He has worked with startups, Fortune 500 companies, and leading private equity and advisory firms, including Blackstone, McKinsey & Company, Ernst & Young, and Morgan Keegan. As a freelancer, he enjoys helping a broader mix of clients execute their financial, strategic, and operational goals.

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Brian Faust

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since November 9, 2017

Brian co-founded a family of privately held global technology and media companies with 180 employees and offices in NYC, Ohio, LA, and Tel Aviv—serving as its board member and CFO. He is also an experienced corporate development executive having led more than $500 million of transactions, integrations, and capital raises. Brian joined Toptal because he enjoys working with leading companies and teams on interesting and dynamic challenges.

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Craig Doescher

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since January 20, 2021

Craig has raised $100 million+ in debt and equity for companies seeking to grow, restructure, or exit. His unique combination of operational experience and financial expertise across industries gives him a 360-degree perspective to approach client situations and provide creative solutions for financial needs. After working as a finance executive or direct hire since 2004, he transitioned to freelancing in 2018 to leverage his vast range of interests and desire to expand his geographic reach.

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Marc Howland

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since May 16, 2019

Marc is a Harvard Business School graduate with honors, a former investment banker from Goldman Sachs, and private equity investor at The Carlyle Group. He has helped execute more than $70 billion worth of global M&A and financing transactions in the tech, media, telecom, infrastructure and sports facility finance markets. Marc enjoys freelancing to contribute his knowledge and skills to others while working on his own early-stage ventures.

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Ted Bartlett

Freelance M&A Consultant

United StatesFreelance M&A Consultant Since June 19, 2017

Ted has led the finance and operational functions of companies with sales ranging from $2 million to $20 billion, including Xerox and the Gowan Company. He has recently specialized in modeling, negotiation, and deal architecture for mid-market M&A transactions and joined Toptal to help a broad array of clients to create value through acquisitions. Ted is also a licensed CPA and holds an MBA.

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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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Testimonials

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.

Naushad Parpia, Founder and CEO

GSD

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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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