Alberto Mihelcic Bazzana, Finance Expert in New York, NY, United States
Alberto Mihelcic Bazzana

Finance Expert in New York, NY, United States

Member since March 27, 2017
Alberto has been instrumental in the underwriting, management, and sale of energy and infrastructure assets totaling more than $5 billion. Before moving into banking, he led teams in consulting engagements across nine countries and several sectors. He has an executive MBA from Wharton and worked as part of General Electric's foremost management development programs. Alberto enjoys freelancing as it enables him to work with a diverse clientele.
Alberto is now available for hire

Career Highlights

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Industry Expertise

  • Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • Financial Modeling

Software Expertise

Other Expertise

Employment

  • Vice President

    2019 - PRESENT
    MUFG
    • Led deal teams to structure and support various acquisitions in the energy sector.
    • Trained a team of analysts to support origination and underwriting activities.
    • Built an extremely loyal customer base, creating a solid base of recurring business.
    Focus areas: Market Assessment, Banking & Finance, Equity Research, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Models, Loan Valuation, Energy Storage, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Project Finance, Budgeting, Financials, Modeling, Operating Models, Cost Modeling, Pitch Decks, Operations, Strategic Planning & Execution, Credit Ratings, Investment Ideas, Decision Modeling, Investment Cases, Investments, Investment Funds, Equity Investment, Modeling Cases, United States, Credit/Debt, Credit Risk, Equity Valuation, Equity Financing, Investment Thesis, Credit Investing, Specialty Finance, Underwriting, Strategy, Evaluation, Market Research & Analysis, Impact Investing, Integrated Financial Statements, Risk, Forecasting, Renewable Energy, Market Research, Market Sizing, Strategic Planning
  • Vice President

    2018 - 2019
    ING Capital
    • Underwrote, managed, and restructured US oil and gas assets.
    • Presented monthly and quarterly status updates on each asset and proposed key investment decisions to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Built and managed several financial models for internal income and cash projections and investment decisions, such as upsizing, downsizing, and divestitures.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Investments, Credit Underwriting, Equity Research, Financial Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Models, Loan Valuation, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Project Finance, Budgeting, Financials, Modeling, Operating Models, Cost Modeling, Pitch Decks, Operations, Strategic Planning & Execution, Credit Ratings, Investment Ideas, Decision Modeling, Investment Cases, Investment Funds, Equity Investment, Modeling Cases, United States, Credit/Debt, Credit Risk, Equity Valuation, Equity Financing, Investment Thesis, Credit Investing, Specialty Finance, Capital IQ, Underwriting, Strategy, Evaluation, Market Assessment, Market Research & Analysis, Impact Investing, Integrated Financial Statements, Risk, Forecasting, Renewable Energy, Market Research, Market Sizing, Strategic Planning
  • Assistant Vice President

    2014 - 2018
    GE Energy Financial Services
    • Underwrote, managed, restructured, and sold more than $1 billion of assets located in the U.S., Mexico, Europe (France, Italy, Ireland), and Asia (Turkey, Jordan, Japan)—focusing on the solar, wind, and power sectors of the energy industry.
    • Co-led a successful sale of a more than $400 million international portfolio of infrastructure assets—leading the valuation, structuring, closing, and stakeholder management.
    • Managed the restructuring—refinancing, management reshuffle, change in strategy—of assets in Southern Europe and supported a successful restructuring of U.S. assets.
    • Presented monthly and quarterly status updates on each asset and proposed key investment decisions to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Oversaw the day-to-day activities of several assets worth $1.3 billion in Japan, Europe, and the Middle East.
    • Built and managed several financial models for internal income and cash projections and investment decisions, such as upsizing, downsizing, and divestitures.
    • Led a specially created task force that successfully launched a $300 million solar distributed generation fund.
    Focus areas: Strategy, Project Finance, Investment Thesis, Private Equity, Underwriting, Equity Research, Financial Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Models, Loan Valuation, Energy Storage, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Budgeting, Financials, Modeling, Operating Models, Cost Modeling, Pitch Decks, Operations, Strategic Planning & Execution, Pricing Models, Equity, Credit Ratings, Investment Ideas, Decision Modeling, Investment Cases, Investments, Investment Funds, Equity Investment, Modeling Cases, United States, Italy, Credit/Debt, Credit Risk, Equity Valuation, Equity Financing, Specialty Finance, Equipment Finance, Europe, Capital IQ, Evaluation, Market Assessment, Market Research & Analysis, Equities, Impact Investing, Integrated Financial Statements, Risk, Forecasting, US GAAP, Fundraising, Renewable Energy, Market Research, Market Sizing, Strategic Planning
  • Manager

    2009 - 2014
    GE Corporate
    • Led a team to support the financial, IT, and operational integration of a more than $3 billion acquisition with sites across tax jurisdictions in the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, India, Brazil, and Switzerland.
    • Co-led the set up of a multi-million dollar service shop in the Middle East in the form of a joint venture with the local government.
    • Performed a bottom-up and top-down global market size analysis for an energy service business to redefine its go-to-market strategy and regional focus areas.
    • Built the valuation model for a company in the silicone industry to assess whether structural market changes would result in a potential impairment.
    • Completed a financial management program and corporate audit staff, two of GE premier leadership programs for personal and professional growth worldwide recognized for developing leaders through extensive training and practical leadership roles.
    Focus areas: Evaluation, Risk, Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Integrated Financial Statements, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Models, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Budgeting, Financials, Modeling, Investment Consulting, Operating Models, Cost Modeling, Pitch Decks, Operations, Strategic Planning & Execution, Business Consulting, Pricing Models, Equity, Credit Ratings, Decision Modeling, Investment Cases, Investments, Equity Investment, Modeling Cases, Italy, Corporate Finance, Consulting, Accounting, Credit/Debt, Credit Risk, Europe, United Kingdom, France, Hungary, Qatar, Strategy, Market Assessment, Market Research & Analysis, Equities, Forecasting, US GAAP, Fundraising, Market Research, Market Sizing, Strategic Planning

Other Experience

  • Advanced Financial Modeling Best Practices: Hacks for Intelligent, Error-Free Modeling (Publication)
    From abstract spreadsheets to real-world application, financial models have become an inextricable part of business life and an indispensable part of every company’s toolkit. But irrespective of its ubiquitousness as a productivity and decision-making tool, many out there still have a love-hate relationship with it. Finance expert Alberto Bazzana authors a comprehensive “how-to guide”, for both the novices and experts among us, detailing Wall Street’s best practices for intelligent, effective, and error-free financial modeling.
  • Driving Down Costs in a Digital Oil and Gas Future (Publication)
    In an era of subdued prices and with usage expected to plateau within the next 30 years, the focus for oil and gas companies must turn to cost control. Applying technological innovations such as blockchains, wearables, and advanced analytics to the supply chain can keep costs in check and maintain profitability.

Education

  • Executive MBA degree in Finance and Strategy
    2015 - 2016
    The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Master's degree in Econometrics and Economics
    2007 - 2008
    LUISS Guido Carli University - Rome, Italy
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance
    2005 - 2007
    LUISS Guido Carli University - Rome, Italy

Certifications

  • Energy Risk Professional
    NOVEMBER 2017 - PRESENT
    GARP: Global Association of Risk Professionals

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