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 $3 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

  • Energy

Other Expertise

Employment

  • Vice President

    2019 - PRESENT
    MUFG
    • Led deal teams to structure and support various acquisitions in the energy sector.
    Focus areas: Banking, Market Analysis, Financial Modeling
  • 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 both 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: Credit Underwriting, Strategic Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • 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 both 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: Underwriting, Private Equity, Investment Thesis, Project Finance, Financial Strategy
  • 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 the Financial Management Program (FMP) and the Corporate Audit Staff (CAS), two of GE premier leadership programs for personal and professional growth, which are recognized around the world for developing leaders through extensive training and practical leadership roles.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Integrated Financial Statements, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Valuation, Risk Evaluation

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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