Alex Reznikov, Finance Expert in Toronto, ON, Canada
Alex Reznikov

Finance Expert in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since June 22, 2020
Alex is a value-driven finance professional with 13+ years’ experience advising blue-chip and SMB clients across a range of industries with respect to growth strategies, raising capital, acquisitions, and transaction negotiations. He has successfully completed 50+ transactions in consumer retail, business services, industrials, telecom, and media. As a freelancer, Alex helps entrepreneurs, executives, and investors identify insights to drive value through comprehensive financial analysis.
Alex is now available for hire

Select Certifications

  • CFA Institute
  • CPA Canada

Case studies

Expertise

Employment

  • Principal

    2020 - PRESENT
    Green Lake Capital Partners
    • Advised CEOs and CFOs on improving financial and operating strategy, including product pricing analysis, marketing efforts, and customer experience.
    • Worked as the interim CFO for a consumer goods company. Worked with the controller to establish financial reporting protocols and best practices. Established relationships with senior bank lenders and prepared financial update presentations.
    • Prepared company valuation analysis for targets in consumer retail, distribution, business services, cannabis, and industrials sectors.
    • Identified potential target investments and conducted outreach. Negotiated NDAs, term sheets, and oversaw due diligence efforts.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Valuation Analysis, Company Screening, CFO, Fundraising, Investment Analysis
  • Director

    2010 - 2020
    CIBC Capital Markets
    • Led the execution of 50+ corporate transactions, with a total value of $15+ billion. Transactions included acquisitions, sales, and financing transactions in various industries, including consumer retail, industrials, business services, and TMT.
    • Oversaw all aspects of transaction execution, including process design, target/buyer identification, prepared marketing material, performed due diligence, determined valuation, transaction structuring, negotiated terms, and documentation.
    • Prepared and delivered presentations with findings and recommendations to deal teams, executive leadership, and investors.
    • Regularly prepared valuations for companies in connection with investment decisions (acquisitions or divestitures), financing transactions, or shareholder agreements.
    • Performed company valuations in consumer retail, industrials, cannabis, business services, media and telecom.
    • Prepared and designed financial models to assist companies with budgeting, scenario planning, and cash flow forecasting that could be used by lenders or investors; models designed to meet objectives of specific users (management, investors, lenders).
    • Conducted performance reviews by benchmarking company performance against public market peers and/or broader industry benchmarks.
    • Performed benchmarking to identify strengths and improvement opportunities, as well as provide a basis for scenario forecasting.
    • Advised companies looking to list on the TSX or TSX venture with respect to listing preparedness, disclosure requirements, investor relations and investor marketing efforts.
    Focus areas: Investor Presentations, Scenario Analysis, Forecasting, Financial Modeling, Buyer Lists, Target Screening, Term Sheet Negotiations, Growth Strategy, Fundraising, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree (Hons.) in Finance, Accounting
    2003 - 2007
    York University (Schulich School of Business) - Toronto, Ontario

Certifications

  • CFA
    JANUARY 2011 - PRESENT
    CFA Institute
  • CPA
    JANUARY 2009 - PRESENT
    CPA Canada

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