Christine Donnelly, Finance Expert in Mexico City, Mexico
Christine Donnelly

Finance Expert in Mexico City, Mexico

Member since April 23, 2017
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.
Christine is now available for hire

Career Highlights



  • Development Finance Fellow

    2014 - 2015
    • Oversaw the internal financial management, financial controls, compensation, strategies for growth, pricing, and sustainability.
    • Built and maintained a detailed monthly financial model for internal projections and cash burn analysis.
    • Made recommendations on the organization's ability to hire or add resources based on financial projections.
    • Analyzed the pricing of the organization's services relative to costs and to competitors; recommended and implemented new pricing structure.
    • Was invited to join team full-time as CFO; however, declined the offer to pursue an MBA.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, CFO, Board Decks, Pricing Analysis, Cash Flow Forecasting
  • Investor Relations/Marketing

    2013 - 2014
    Crestview Partners
    • Selected as part of a 3-member team; exceeded goal in raising a $3 billion private equity fund.
    • Managed relationships with 75+ family and endowment investors.
    • Led due diligence effort for public pensions, sovereign wealth funds and private investors, including drafting 15- to 50-page written diligence documents for a client review.
    • Prepared marketing materials, responded to diligence questionnaires and data requests, maintained data room of diligence information as well as analyzed portfolio company and returns data.
    • Drafted quarterly letters to investors, wrote updates to private placement memoranda, drafted updates to website, and assisted with preparation of annual meeting materials,.
    Focus areas: Fundraising, Investor Decks, Private Placement Memorandums, Investor Relations, Investor Reporting, Private Equity
  • Investment Associate

    2011 - 2013
    Crestview Partners
    • 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.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Due Diligence, Valuation, Financial Statement Analysis, Investment Memoranda
  • Investment Banking Analyst

    2009 - 2011
    Deutsche Bank
    • 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
    2015 - 2017
    Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics
    2005 - 2009
    Dartmouth College - Hanover, NH. USA

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