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Romain A. Ichbiah, United States

private equity Consultant
Romain brings a unique mix of 16+ years of strategy consulting and finance experience acquired in the US and in Europe. He has served the C-Suite of small and large companies ($1M to $26B in sales) and of PE firms on organic growth, M&A strategy, alternatives and buy/sell sides diligence issues. As a freelancer, he also supports clients on transaction execution (buy and sell) in the US, EU, and cross border and enjoys straddling two regions. Click to continue

James Andrew Warner, United States

private equity Consultant
James has over 20 years of investment and financial advisory experience at the world's leading hedge funds, private equity funds, and investment banks. His expertise includes investment due diligence, valuation analyses, restructuring advisory, interim management, corporate development strategy, and portfolio risk management. As a freelancer, he enjoys helping a wide array of clients around the world solve complex financial issues. Click to continue

Edward May, United States

private equity Consultant
Edward is a PE and investment banking principal with seventeen years of experience in investing and corporate finance as well as developing, financing, and operating energy and tech companies from early stage to maturity. Transaction experience includes serving as CFO for seed stage companies as well as structuring and financing an $800M purchase financing. Toptal allows him to pursue a number of interests and work with a variety of companies. Click to continue

Natallia Chykina, Russia

private equity Consultant
Natallia has extensive experience working on investment projects and M&A deals across a wide range of industries (oil & gas, logistics, consumer & retail, FIG, TMT). As a freelancer, she enjoys helping global clients on financing-related projects, market research, and valuation analysis. Natallia holds a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and currently works at a private equity fund. Click to continue

Sergio de Fuccio Oliveira, United States

private equity Consultant
Sergio works primarily for portfolio companies of private equity firms. He is a former Bain & Company consultant and enjoys freelancing since the exit of his last startup. He holds a MBA from Kellogg at Northwestern University with majors in strategy, finance, analytical consulting, decision sciences, and marketing. Sergio is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and has worked on projects in various industries and geographies. Click to continue

Keith Fernandez, United States

private equity Consultant
A Harvard graduate pursuing his MBA at Wharton, Keith has directly executed over $5 billion in debt, equity, and M&A transactions for global Fortune 500 corporations while working at leading Wall Street investment banks (Merrill Lynch) and private equity firms (KKR). He's an award-winning entrepreneur who enjoys freelancing to help advise clients on complex capital raising, M&A, corporate finance and venture capital projects, and transactions. Click to continue

Javier Enrile, United States

private equity Consultant
Javier is a results-driven executive with 16 years of experience in acquisitions/divestitures, financial/competitive/market analysis, and strategic growth initiatives (e.g., product launches, market entry, fundraising, strategic planning) for middle market and start-up firms in corporate, private equity, and venture capital roles. As a freelancer, he enjoys working with management teams to build, grow, and scale their organizations. Click to continue

Ramona Wilmes, Portugal

private equity Consultant
Ramona is a seasoned private equity professional with solid M&A and portfolio monitoring experience, including representation in boards of directors. She has an affinity for the renewable energy and private banking sectors and particularly enjoys helping management and their companies achieve full growth potential. She enjoys freelancing because it enables her to spend more time working on her own business idea. Click to continue

Kelly Sickles, United States

private equity Consultant
After an eighteen year financial career working with and advising some of NYC's most well-respected startups (Boxed, S'well) and on Wall Street (Lazard), Kelly moved to Boulder, CO and relaunched her consulting practice. She enjoys freelancing because it provides her the opportunity to meet so many fascinating entrepreneurs, investors, and lenders and allows her to leverage her experiences to help them maximize value from the mountains. Click to continue

Anuar Heberlein, Canada

private equity Consultant
Anuar has participated in transactions across the Americas totaling more than $1 billion dollars over the past 12 years. He has extensive experience working with C-level executives and helping many Fortune 500 clients with corporate and growth strategy projects, M&As, valuations, and JVs. Anuar holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BS in economics from ITAM. He enjoys freelancing to find challenging projects to keep his skills sharp and mind active. Click to continue
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