A Stanford MBA, Christine has experience in private equity (Crestview Partners, $6B in AUM), investment banking (Deutsche Bank), and corporate finance. At Crestview, she worked on deals of up to $200 million and joined the fundraising team, helping them exceed their $3B target. Christine has consulted for clients ranging from startups to NGOs, and she is passionate about understanding her clients’ businesses and helping them achieve their goals.
Made investment recommendations, integrating qualitative analysis with detailed cash flow models of over 30 potential investments in the healthcare, industrials, and financial services industries.
Reviewed company materials, prepared due diligence question lists, interviewed management teams, and performed in-depth, on-site, and analytical due diligence for potential equity investments of up to $200 million.
Wrote 20-page investment memos describing transaction structure and financing, business and industry overview, valuation, model projections, returns, and investment risks and merits for 5 potential investments.
Assisted with financial analysis and sell-side transaction execution of 3 portfolio companies (Insight Communications - sold to Time Warner; OneLink Communications - sold to Liberty Global; and ValueOptions - sold to Beacon Health).
Executed the sale of OneLink (Puerto Rican cable company) to Liberty Global for $585 million as the only investment professional below partner level on the deal team. Designed a working capital adjustment mechanism generating favorable ~$8 million adjustment.
Performed company valuations, created client presentations analyzing strategic and capital markets options, participated in client meetings, and worked with management teams to develop securities offering materials.
Advised General Motors on the $500 million sale of Nexteer (steering business); included building a full operating model, determining the valuation range, and drafting confidential information memorandum.
Built a financial model, prepared investor materials and participated in the investor roadshow for an International Automotive Components (IAC) $300 million senior secured notes (closed May 2011).
Collaborated with an equity-linked team on $240 million bond offering for DryShips Inc., working directly with CFO and COO of DryShips during the launch and pricing of the offering.
Focus areas: Industrials, Automotive, Financial Modeling, Valuation analysis, Capital Markets, Client Presentations, Industry Analysis
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in General Management