Akshay Bhimrajka, Finance Expert in Paris, France
Akshay Bhimrajka

Finance Expert in Paris, France

Member 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. He freelances to help companies with M&A, modeling, and fundraising, leveraging his operational and financial expertise.
Akshay is now available for hire

Career Highlights

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Employment

  • Founder

    2017 - PRESENT
    Toquity
    • Founded a SaaS company, creating the product roadmap and development workflows, as well as establishing the marketing processes.
    • Established the technical product in eight months, learning full-stack web development and maintaining responsibility for incorporating customer feedback into the product roadmap.
    • Composed roadshow presentations and investor pitches along with 3-year financial projections for an early-stage business for a seed round fundraise in France and India.
    • Performed equity transaction and capitalization audits for 50+ companies as part of the customer onboarding process.
    Focus areas: Vue.js, Venture Capital, Business Planning, Business Strategy, Equity Valuation, Equity Offerings, Equity Financing, India, France, Web Design, Web Development, Product Management, Capital Structuring, Financing, Ethereum, Node.js, Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Pitch Decks, Pitch Books, Startup Funding, Startups, Angel/Seed Funding, Seed Fundraising, Pricing, LTV:CAC, LTV, Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC), Technology, Blockchain, SaaS, Fundraising, Corporate Finance
  • Senior Associate

    2016 - 2017
    Aramis Partners
    • Established a mid-fee segment education platform in the United Arab Emirates through the $50 million acquisition of two schools in Abu Dhabi, maintaining responsibility for financial modeling, planning, investor reporting, and fundraising.
    • Led the transaction process from inception to completion, including managing seller and investor relations, driving investment analysis, and developing closing and post-acquisition strategy.
    • Led deal diligence for the $100 million acquisition of a chain of Saudi Arabian gyms and health centers, conducting the investment analysis, investor reporting, and fundraising.
    Focus areas: Debt Raises, Education, K-12 Education, Family Office, Investment Cases, Private Placement Memoranda, Pitch Decks, Pitch Books, Forecasting, Business Models, Debt Financing, Financing, Project Finance, Joint Ventures, Limited Partnerships, Fund Formation, Fund Management, Investment Funds, Equity Financing, Energy, Private Equity Secondaries, Private Equity Valuation, Private Equity, Board Decks, Fundraising, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Budgeting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Closing, Investor Presentations, Investor Reporting, Financial Modeling, M&A (Buy-side)
  • Associate

    2013 - 2016
    Alcazar Capital
    • Founded Irrawaddy Green Towers, a telecom infrastructure company in Myanmar, leading fundraising for $300 million in financing and managing all financial modeling, planning, budgeting, and forecasting activities.
    • Founded Golden Towers, a telecom infrastructure company in Vietnam, raising $20 million of growth capital and leading a $60 million acquisition of a competitor maintaining responsibility for all financial modeling, planning, and forecasting.
    • Established International Campus, a €100 million fund focused on student housing in Germany, modeling and presenting multi-layered private equity exit scenarios and delivering all fund-level and portfolio-level financial models and forecasts.
    • Led a global buy-side mandate for an international logistics player with $2+ billion of revenue, managing several transactions from sourcing to execution.
    Focus areas: Debt Raises, Data Centers, Investment Cases, Venture Capital, Family Office, Private Placement Memoranda, Pitch Decks, Pitch Books, Pricing, Forecasting, Business Models, Debt Financing, Financing, Project Finance, Joint Ventures, Limited Partnerships, Fund Formation, Fund Management, Renewables, Investment Funds, M&A (Sell-side), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Equity Financing, Mezzanine, Renewable Energy, Energy, Private Equity Valuation, Private Equity, Board Decks, Seed Fundraising, Fundraising, Logistics, Affordable Housing, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Telecommunications, Budgeting, Entrepreneurship, Investor Presentations, Investor Reporting, M&A (Buy-side), Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling

Education

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in General Management
    2017 - 2018
    INSEAD - France
  • Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
    2009 - 2013
    Indian Institute of Technology Madras - Chennai, India

Certifications

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Level I
    JUNE 2013 - PRESENT
    CFA Institute

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