Emir Bukvic, Finance Expert in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Emir Bukvic

Finance Expert in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Member since March 26, 2018
At PwC, KPMG, IMAP, and Deloitte, Emir worked with clients from all over the world on 100+ transactions with a total value exceeding EUR 500 million. He is a financial advisor working across various industries and has extensive experience in valuation, M&A, and transaction services. As a freelancer, Emir enjoys supporting clients and adding value to their business by banking on his key expertise, including financial analysis, financial modeling, valuations, and due diligence.
Emir is now available for hire

Education

Select Certifications

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK

Case studies

Industry Expertise

  • Business Services
  • Accounting Services
  • Management Consulting
  • Energy, Utilities & Waste
  • Electricity, Oil & Gas
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media & Internet
  • Manufacturing

Other Expertise

Employment

  • Senior Manager in Financial Advisory Services

    2018 - PRESENT
    PwC
    • Built the advisory practice (deals and consulting) in Bosnia and Herzegovina from scratch and integrated the team into the regional CEE advisory practice.
    • Managed the local advisory team and led business development activities. Coordinated project work and led digital transformation initiatives across the CEE region.
    • Worked as a project manager on several buy-side and sell-side M&A projects, valuations, market research, and due diligence assignments across the CEE region.
    • Led a team of advisors that developed a comprehensive Excel-based financial model for operating renewable energy facilities. The model was prepared for a foreign client considering market entry.
    • Coordinated a team of advisors that developed a comprehensive Excel-based planning and budgeting tool for an industrial bakery selling its products to wholesale customers and through its own retail chain of 50+ stores.
    Focus areas: Cross-border M&A, M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Due Diligence, Valuation, DCF Valuation, Financial Modeling, Financial Advisory, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Excel Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Three-statement Modeling, Startups, Revenue & Expense Projections, Software as a Service (SaaS), Forecasting, Data Analyst, eCommerce, Business Planning, Business Models, Financial Analyst, Feasibility, IRR, Financial Analysis, DCF Modeling, Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Telecommunications, Metals & Mining, Microsoft PowerPoint, Manufacturing, Food Production, Software, Valuation Multiples, Investment Banking, Fundraising, Renewables, Excel 365, Office 365, Data Analysis, Private Company Valuation, SaaS, Valuation Modeling, Excel Expert, Accounting, Budgeting, Due Diligence Consultant, Term Sheet Negotiations, Cash Flow Modeling, Financial Reporting, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Manager in Financial Advisory Services

    2015 - 2018
    KPMG
    • Built financial models for companies in various industries, such as metals, water supply, and power generation and distribution.
    • Performed financial due diligence of several companies ranging from startups and telecom operators to paper and furniture production companies.
    • Performed DCF and multiples valuation of companies such as oil and lubricants manufacturers, pharmaceutical wholesalers, and a ferrosilicon manufacturing plant under construction.
    • Provided sell-side advisory, including preparing financial models, teasers, information memorandums, and identifying potential investors for companies such as an alternate telecom provider, a software development company, and a hotel.
    • Led the advisory team working on operating restructuring of one of the largest regional companies in the tobacco industry.
    Focus areas: DCF Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling, Due Diligence, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Valuation, Financial Advisory, Excel Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Three-statement Modeling, Startups, Revenue & Expense Projections, Software as a Service (SaaS), Forecasting, Data Analyst, eCommerce, Business Planning, Business Models, Financial Analyst, Feasibility, IRR, Financial Analysis, DCF Modeling, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Cross-border M&A, M&A (Buy-side), M&A (Sell-side), Telecommunications, Metals & Mining, Microsoft PowerPoint, Manufacturing, Automotive, Food Production, Software, Valuation Multiples, Investment Banking, Fundraising, Renewables, Data Analysis, Private Company Valuation, SaaS, Valuation Modeling, Excel Expert, Accounting, Budgeting, Due Diligence Consultant, Term Sheet Negotiations, Cash Flow Modeling, Financial Reporting, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • M&A Senior Associate

    2012 - 2015
    Ascendant Capital Advisors | Member of IMAP
    • Worked on EUR 100+ million portfolio of M&A, financing, and restructuring projects in the CEE region. Primary roles included managing projects, developing financial models, preparing information memorandums, teasers, and other relevant documents.
    • Project-managed the restructuring and refinancing of the largest industrial bakery in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project turned into a successful sell-side mandate, resulting in a transaction where enterprise value exceeded EUR 50 million.
    • Served as a project manager on a sell-side mandate in the sale of a Slovenian automotive manufacturer consisting of four companies to a private equity fund from Finland.
    • Worked as a project manager on a sell-side mandate in the sale of a Bosnian plastic packaging manufacturer to a strategic investor from the UK.
    • Acted as a project manager on a debt structuring project, which included refinancing the existing debt and raising new debt, for a Bosnian automotive manufacturer. Debt in the amount of EUR 18 million was raised from international and local banks.
    • Developed a financial reporting and budgeting system for a conglomerate consisting of more than 10 companies.
    Focus areas: Valuation, Debt Structuring, M&A (Sell-side), Debt Raises, Debt Restructuring, Financial Modeling, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), DCF Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Excel Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Three-statement Modeling, Startups, Revenue & Expense Projections, Software as a Service (SaaS), Forecasting, Data Analyst, Business Planning, Business Models, Financial Analyst, IRR, Financial Analysis, DCF Modeling, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, M&A (Buy-side), Microsoft PowerPoint, Manufacturing, Automotive, Food Production, Valuation Multiples, Investment Banking, Fundraising, Data Analysis, Private Company Valuation, SaaS, Valuation Modeling, Excel Expert, Accounting, Budgeting, Due Diligence Consultant, Term Sheet Negotiations, Cash Flow Modeling, Financial Reporting, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Audit Senior

    2007 - 2011
    Deloitte
    • Worked on more than 100 audits, due diligence, and other assurance and advisory engagements for more than 50 different companies.
    • Led the team on more than 60 audit and advisory engagements for more than 40 different companies, including some of the largest companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
    • Provided training and counseling to junior colleagues, and was selected as a counselor by several junior colleagues.
    Focus areas: Financial Statements, Due Diligence, Financial Advisory, IFRS Audit Planning, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Manufacturing, Automotive, Renewables, Data Analysis, Excel Expert, Accounting, Financial Reporting

Education

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
    2006 - 2007
    GISMA Business School, Germany and Purdue University’s Krannert Graduate School of Management, USA - Germany and USA
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology
    2002 - 2005
    IIUM - Malaysia

Certifications

  • ACCA
    JULY 2015 - PRESENT
    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK

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