An investment banker at the largest investment banking firm in Georgia, Edisher led several M&A projects totaling $400+ million for companies in various industries. As a corporate finance advisor at KPMG, he performed valuations for businesses worth more than $2.5 billion. Experienced with firms of all sizes, Edisher enjoys utilizing his financial insight to advise clients and help them enhance company value.
Led several sell-side M&A projects for companies operating in the eCommerce, banking, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), hospitality, education, logistics, and healthcare industries with responsibilities that included constructing comprehensive financial models, including return analysis, sensitivity analysis, financial forecasting, and valuation.
Assisted several early-stage companies in fundraising with the total amount of $300+ million. Prepared business plans and organic growth strategies, constructed three statement operational models, and conducted a comprehensive analysis of the business (historical performance and growth potential).
Carried out an international merger project for two financial technological companies. Prepared action plan, financial model, and management report. The project considered a strategic merger between user-based companies with a transaction amount of $150+ million.
Covered the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, identified potential M&A targets in the market and prepared investment pitch books, performed benchmarking, and developed valuation goals for the target companies.
Constructed comprehensive financial models for internal projections and external fundraising efforts for different companies.
Participated in several Eurobond issuance projects for the most significant local financial institutions with a total issued amount of more than $350 million.
Participated in the equity valuation project of the largest electric power generation company in Kazakhstan with more than twenty subsidiaries Responsibilities included determining the enterprise value of two subsidiaries, constructing the discount cash flow valuation, reviewing electricity tariff methodology and analyzing various scenarios.
Performed impairment tests of fixed assets of multiple HPP development projects, analyzed the energy market of Georgia and Turkey, built financial models, performed comprehensive scenario analysis, and prepared valuation reports.
Led asset valuation projects for state-owned railway and utility companies with asset values of more than $1.1 billion.
Covered utility, hospitality, and telecommunication industries in Georgia as well as other developing countries.
Performed the valuation of a leading wine and beverage company with responsibilities that included constructing the discounted cash flow valuation, analyzing comparable transactions as well as publicly traded companies to determine the fair value.
Advised best practices of international auction standards for a green energy development project in Kazakhstan.
Participated in the valuation project of $350 million notes issued by the largest private equity fund in Georgia, with responsibilities that included reviewing and analyzing the transaction clauses.
Participated in the buy-side financial due diligence of a manufacturing company, performing a comprehensive review of the target company's operational documentation.
Audited the largest state-owned railway and investment companies in Georgia, performing initial planning procedures, risk assessment, and ensuring their compliance with the financial covenants set by Development Finance Institutions.
Analyzed the internal control system and currency trading procedures of the National Bank of Georgia.
Evaluated the group reporting procedure compliance of a micro-finance organization with the most extensive portfolio of online debt financing in Georgia.
Focus areas: Credit Analysis, Company Analysis, Auditing
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in General Management
2019 - 2021
Ilia State University - Georgia
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
2013 - 2017
Caucasus University - Tbilisi. Georgia
CFA Level I
MARCH 2020 - PRESENT
Introduction to Primary Markets Qualification (IPMQ)