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.
Executed 12 transactions, totaling over $500 million.
Led the operational turnaround, financial restructuring, and eventual sale of a $55 million agriculture investment.
Raised over $200 million for an investment in the largest packaging business in Nigeria. Awarded the "Private Equity Africa Deal of the Year" in 2013.
Actively managed five investments across the FMCG, oil & gas, agriculture, packaging, telecom, and retail sectors.
Established a greenfield packaging plant on behalf of a portfolio company; negotiated the joint venture agreement, identified the location of the factory, appointed the local management team, and built the financial plan and model.
Conducted due diligence investigations and developed financial models/plans for over 50 different companies in various sectors.
Performed the duty of the chief financial officer of the division (part-time). Responsible for strategic, operational, and investment planning; forecasting; insightful analyses; and timely reporting.