Carlos Barrozzi, Finance Expert in Miami, FL, United States
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Carlos Barrozzi

Verified Expert  in Finance

Finance Expert

Miami, FL, United States
Toptal Member Since
November 8, 2019

Carlos, a CFA Charterholder, has extensive investment banking and principal investing experience at BofA Merrill Lynch and Resiliens Capital. He has advised and invested in $4+ billion of equity and credit investments across both North America as well as emerging markets. He consults to meet fascinating investors, managers, and entrepreneurs while leveraging his financial expertise to drive value across a variety of unique business problems.

Career Highlights

Managing Principal
Resiliens Capital
Investment Analyst
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Education Highlights

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree
Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia
Bachelor's Degree
University of Miami

Certification Highlights

Case Studies

Work Experience

Managing Principal

2017 - PRESENT
Resiliens Capital
  • Prepared an investment analysis recommending the purchase of GOL unsecured debt based on the research of global macroeconomic conditions, the Brazilian aviation industry, and their impact on GOL financial performance and ability to service its substantial debt obligations. Valued the unsecured debt at a recovery value of 45-50% in a base case scenario versus a market price the low 30s as the market anticipated a long, protracted restructuring.
  • Developed investment memorandums for a venture capital firm led by respected former Fortune 500 executives, engaging in five engagements over a year.
  • Retained by a publicly-traded digital healthcare firm to originate, analyze, and successfully execute prospective acquisitions across digital health, medical practices, and accountable care organizations markets (2 acquisitions, 1 under exclusive LOI/due diligence).
  • Advised a small consulting and development partner as it considered strategic alternatives.
  • Prepared an investment analysis recommending the purchase of FCX common stock based on in-depth research of the global copper, gold, and molybdenum markets as well as the structure and competitive dynamics of the metals and mining industry. Constructed and maintained a financial model to project cash flows for a valuation that quantified that the security was mispriced and offered a 30% margin of safety.
  • Advised a startup in the agricultural technology ("agtech") sector, with operations in emerging markets, on strategy, financial analysis, modeling, and valuation resulting in a total raise of $1,500,000.
Focus areas: Seed Fundraising, Investment Memoranda, Due Diligence Consultant, Healthcare Services, Healthcare, Market Research, Venture Capital, Private Credit, Private Equity, Fundraising, Credit Analysis, Credit Investing, Equity Research Analysis, Equity Research, Financial Statements, Financial Modeling, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Three-statement Modeling, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), United States

Shareholder and Vice President of Finance and Business Development

2015 - 2017
4People Products
  • Developed financial projections to support the budget and business plan, determining the investment requirements and the potential cash flow generation for suite bathroom hygiene devices.
  • Researched and evaluated the universe of potential Chinese manufacturers and negotiated a manufacturing contract with a supplier establishing parameters for price, quality, and volume.
  • Established new online and brick-and-mortar sales channels through inbound and outbound communications with senior buyers at Amazon, Target, and Walmart, resulting in strong sales performance.
  • Modernized financial and accounting reporting, utilizing software that increased management's understanding of the company's financial performance.
  • Coordinated inventory storage and logistics, developed digital marketing campaigns, and optimized product listings to drive $250,000+ in annual revenue from Amazon, one of the company's most important sales channels.
Focus areas: Three-statement Modeling, Seed Fundraising, Startups, General Management, Logistics, Digital Marketing, Business Development, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Accounting, Xero, QuickBooks Online, Complex Account Reconciliations, Reconciliation, United States

Investment Analyst

2014 - 2015
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Led the origination of $170 million in Term A and B bank loans for the acquisition of a strategically valuable telecom asset and was responsible for developing an investment memorandum for approval by the bank's Credit Committee, overseeing on-site due diligence and building an oversubscribed order book from emerging market credit funds.
  • Helped oversee the investment performance of a $2+ billion corporate and sovereign loan portfolio.
  • Sourced, valued, and negotiated a $70 million bridge facility for a significant Peruvian healthcare company owned by a prominent regional private equity sponsor.
  • Developed an innovative $30 million financing solution for a company in the Tower Infrastructure sector secured by contracts with investment-grade operators and providing sufficient leeway for successful deployment while retaining equity-like returns in the medium term.
  • Performed investment analyses and made investment recommendations to the Investment Committee for distressed credit securities, including Oceanografia, Geopark, Pacific Rubiales, ICA, and Oi, among others.
Focus areas: Distressed/Special Situations, Three-statement Modeling, Investment Memoranda, Brazil, Due Diligence Consultant, Investing, Debt Capital Markets, Fixed Income Analysis, Industry Analysis, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Market Research, Financial Modeling, Valuation, Credit Analysis, Credit/Debt, United States


2011 - 2013
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Worked on ten deals, including sell-side and buy-side M&A and capital market financings; prepared valuation analyses, accretion/dilution, merger and LBO models and client pitches and presentations.
  • Served as the primary execution banker on the first attempted Latin American IPO of a private equity sponsor's general partner interests valued at $600 million and was responsible for financial modeling; valuation; due diligence on portfolio companies in the DIY retail, building materials, media, education, and fishing sectors; creating marketing and regulatory documents as well as memorandums for presentation to Bank of America's Capital Commitments Committee.
  • Served as the lead associate on Bank of America's $1.1 billion IPO underwriting engagement for the REIT of Macquarie Mexican FIBRA, the largest in Mexico's history. Drafted internal memos as well as management and research analyst presentations, as well as created and accompanied senior management in the IPO roadshow visiting major North American real estate and emerging market equity investors.
  • Helped lead the sale of a major Colombian textile company, evaluating potential national and international acquirers, building the financial model, valuing the company, conducting on-site due diligence and researching the industry to assess the optimal financial and strategic partners.
  • Advised a junior miner in the fertilizer sector on strategic alternatives, including securing a $600 million investment in a significant African asset or a sale to a large strategic investor and was responsible for the evaluation of a feasibility study, the creation of the financial model and the valuation as well as the oversight of analyst work.
Focus areas: Three-statement Modeling, Due Diligence Consultant, Accretion/Dilution Analysis, Pitch Books, Pitch Decks, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Latin America (LATAM), Emerging Markets, Corporate Restructuring, Private Equity, Competitive Strategy, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Industry Analysis, Comparable Company Analysis, Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital, Execution, Due Diligence, Valuation, Financial Modeling, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), United States
2009 - 2011

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in General Management

Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia - Charlottesville, Virginia

1999 - 2003

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering

University of Miami - Miami, Florida


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

CFA Institute


Financial Modeling, Investment Memoranda, Forecasting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Valuation, Valuation Modeling, DCF Valuation, Credit Analysis, Financial Benchmarking, Comparable Company Analysis, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Fixed Income Analysis, Investment Portfolio Management, Due Diligence, Corporate Finance, Value Investing, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Loan Origination, Equity Research, Equity Financing, Equity Valuation, Business Advisory, Financial Reporting, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Transaction Structuring, Mezzanine, Venture Funding, Venture Debt, Capital Structuring, Debt Restructuring, Financial Restructuring, Private Equity, CFO, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Term Loans, Series A, Series B, Growth Equity, Equity Capital, Equity Offerings, Equity Raises, Fundraising, M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Equity Research Analysis, Credit Investing, Private Credit, Market Research, Credit/Debt, Five-year Projections, Three-statement Modeling, Seed Fundraising

Output Software

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint

Data & Analysis Software

Bloomberg, Capital IQ, QuickBooks Online

Industry Expertise

Financial Services, Financial Markets, Series 7, Series 66, Asset Management, Debt Capital Markets, Retail & Wholesale, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Aircraft & Airlines, Industrials, Venture Capital, New Business Ventures, Consumer Products, Real Estate, Oil & Gas, Energy, Agribusiness, Technology, CMT, Logistics

Geographic Expertise

United States, Latin America (LATAM), Venezuela, EMEA, Brazil


Pitch Deck Consultant, Pitch Books, Pitch Preparation, Pitch Presentations, Business Plan Consulting, Business Planning, Fundraising Consultant, Business Modeling, Business Models, Due Diligence Consultant, Investments, Liquidation Analysis, Transaction Comparables, Financial Statements, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Distressed/Special Situations, New Business Development, S&P Capital IQ, Financial Ratios, Private Placement Memoranda, Fixed Income, Investment Banking, Deal Sourcing, Earnings Analysis, Industry Analysis, Competitive Strategy, Finance, Financing, Annual Reports, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Discount Rate Analysis, Leverage Analysis, Initial Public Offerings, Business, Research, Debt Financing, Equity, Pitch Decks, Excel Modeling, PowerPoint Templates, Spanish-English Translation, Financial Analysis, Software as a Service (SaaS), Healthcare Services, Interim CFO, Startups, SaaS, Marketplaces, Accretion/Dilution Analysis, Microsoft 365, Fintech, Leveraged Finance, Early-stage Venture Capital, Quality of Earnings, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Term Sheet Negotiations, Asset Purchase Agreements, Shareholder Activism, Markets, Equities, Trading, Loans, Corporate Development, Buyer Lists, Portfolio Management, Infrastructure, Xero, Reconciliation, Business Development, Digital Marketing, General Management, Investing, Execution, Corporate Restructuring, Emerging Markets, Distressed Assets, DCF Modeling, SWOT Analysis, Operational Benchmarking, Equity Investment, Relative Valuation, Manufacturing, Mobility, Complex Account Reconciliations

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