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

Finance Expert in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since March 29, 2021
Alex is a private equity professional with a decade of experience investing in numerous industries and across the capital structure. He was a founding employee of an institutionally-backed investment fund focused on special situation investments, including providing debt and equity capital solutions for transformational transactions. Alex has reviewed and performed due diligence on growth equity and venture capital investments, developed numerous business plans, and helped launch new ventures.
Alex is now available for hire

Career Highlights

Case studies



  • Principal

    2015 - PRESENT
    PointNorth Capital
    • Played a key role in founding an investment firm that raised $300 million+ from institutional investors in its first fund.
    • Analyzed investment opportunities and prepared recommendations that ultimately resulted in $600 million+ of total capital deployed.
    • Achieved a combined ROI of over 30% across the credit portfolio.
    Focus areas: Investing, Debt, Debt Raises, Equity, Equity Raises, Private Equity, Private Credit, Due Diligence, Modeling, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Asset Valuation, Distressed Assets, Distressed/Special Situations, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Real Estate, United States, Travel, Fundraising, Revenue Projections, Series A, Growth Strategy, Investment Briefs, Marketplaces, Manufacturing, Strategy, Project Management, Startups, Financial Management, Business Strategy, Fund Management, Fintech, Three-statement Modeling, Revenue & Expense Projections, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Buy-side, eCommerce, Alternative Investments, Hedge Funds, Financial Analysis, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Waterfall Modeling
  • Analyst

    2013 - 2015
    Aquila Infrastructure Management
    • Built complex financial models for investment decisions, sale processes, and calculation of fund returns and carried interest.
    • Assisted in the sale of investment tax credits to third-party investors through a partnership-flip structure. This included review and negotiation of legal documentation, coordination of advisors, and development of a detailed financial model.
    • Managed the operations and construction of hydro facilities.
    Focus areas: Infrastructure, Financial Modeling, Modeling, Equity, Debt, Marine Ports & Infrastructure, Due Diligence, Models, M&A Modeling, Project Management, Three-statement Modeling, Financial Analysis, Waterfall Modeling
  • Analyst

    2011 - 2013
    Canaccord Genuity
    • Built a detailed, asset-by-asset operational and financial model to share with potential investors to support the sale of an infrastructure business to a strategic competitor.
    • Assisted in the sell-side negotiations for a large manufacturing business by building a detailed leveraged buyout model with extensive scenario modeling.
    • Participated in all aspects of transaction execution, working directly with managing directors, management teams, and advisors.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Corporate Finance, Financial Modeling, Modeling, Scenario Analysis, Equity Raises, M&A (Buy-side), M&A (Sell-side), Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Project Management, Three-statement Modeling, Financial Analysis


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Accounting
    2007 - 2011
    Schulich School of Business - Toronto, Canada

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