Eric Till, Finance Expert in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Eric Till

Finance Expert in Los Angeles, CA, United States

Member since August 18, 2022
Eric is a financial services professional with 13+ years of experience as a sell-side, buy-side, and startup professional, advising on debt and equity deals from $10 million to over $1 billion. He has deployed more than $2 billion into funds at Apollo across various structures and sectors. During his experience at boutique firms and on his own, he has worked with both large and early-stage companies. Eric wants to work on challenging projects alongside his other small business owner endeavors.
Eric is now available for hire

Career Highlights

Education

Case studies

Expertise

Employment

  • Founder, Principal Consultant, and Banker

    2020 - PRESENT
    Eric Till Capital Partners
    • Co-launched a new eCommerce startup, developed a comprehensive go-to-market strategy, and scaled the business while successfully deploying first-dollar advertising spend across paid digital marketing channels.
    • Developed a comprehensive financial forecast model to evaluate company performance and strategic growth initiatives. Also calculated, analyzed, and presented KPIs for strategic business decisions as the acting CFO.
    • Designed comprehensive go-to-market strategies, financial analyses, projections, and advertising plans for new small business clients. Also prepared, calculated, analyzed, and presented KPIs as part of the key deliverables.
    • Performed financial projections and analyzed costing, margin, and ROI sensitivities incorporating client feedback through collaboration with small business owners and focusing on profitability and growth within client constraints and preferences.
    Focus areas: Fundraising, Strategy, Marketing, Finance, CFO, CMO, Management, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), eCommerce, Revenue & Expense Projections, Pitch Decks, Startups, Venture Capital, Financial Modeling, Pitch Deck Consultant, Drop Shipping, Pitch Preparation, Design, Financial Services, Interim CFO, Part-time CFO, Startup Accelerators, Business Models, Financial Data, Credit/Debt, Business Plan Consulting, Seed Fundraising, Pitch Presentations, Consulting, Models, Modeling, Financials, Price Negotiations, Term Sheet Negotiations, Asset Valuation, Microsoft PowerPoint, Scenarios, Product Forecasts, Sales Forecasting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Financial Forecasting, Trend Forecasting, EBITDA, DCF Modeling, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Angel Investing, Value Investing, Pitch Books, Growth Equity, Equity Capital, Equity Raises, Investment Consulting, Minority Investments, Alternative Investments, Investment Presentations, Equity Offerings, Buy-side, M&A (Buy-side), Buyouts, Sell-side, M&A (Sell-side), Deal Analysis, Structure, Deal Structures, Finance Structures, Private Credit, LTV, Term Sheets, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Market Sizing, Market Structures, Management Consulting, Brand Positioning, Brand Strategy, Growth Hacking, Branding, Digital Branding, Growth Marketing, Brand Management, Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing Strategy, B2C, Business to Consumer (B2C), Go-to-market Strategy, Mobile, Mobile User Acquisition, Storytelling, Communication, Brand Building, Public Relations (PR), Product-market Fit, Business Partnerships, Partnerships, Business Strategy, Strategic Partnerships, Pricing, Customer Lifetime Value, Growth Strategy, Value Proposition, Market Opportunity Analysis, Product Marketing, Product Branding, Market Segmentation, Customer Segmentation, Content Strategy, Brand Identity, Design Thinking, Valuation Modeling, Forecasting, Financing, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Analysis, IRR, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Cash Flow Modeling, ROI, Valuation, Negotiation, Investor Presentations, Deal Structuring, Launch Strategy, Idea Validation, Early-stage Startups, Market Research, United States, Analysis, Loans, Accounting, Fractional CFO, Three-statement Modeling, Private Capital Markets, Fintech, Housing, Real Estate, Mortgages, Capital Markets, Residential Real Estate, Business Planning, Market Research Analyst, Total Addressable Market (TAM), Competition Research, Commercial Strategy, Due Diligence Consultant, M&A Due Diligence (Financial), Consumer Products, Private Company Valuation, Banking & Finance, Presentations, GAAP, Leadership, Coaching, Transportation & Shipping, Market Research & Analysis, Fintech Consultant, Data Analysis, M&A Modeling, Pro Forma Analysis, Budgeting, Cap Tables, Exit Strategy, Sales Strategy, Social Media Platforms, Excel Expert, Cash Flow, Accounts Receivable, Business to Business (B2B), SME/SMB Financing, Equity Financing, Letters of Intent, Supply Chain, Logistics & Warehousing, Logistics, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Entertainment & Leisure, Financial Markets, Strategic Planning & Execution, Technology, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Business Services, Pricing Strategy, Go-to-market Plans, Business Intelligence (BI), Tableau, Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding Promotion, B2B, RiskMetrics, Fashion, Digital Marketing, Customer Acquisition, Startup Funding Consultant, Business Loans, Loans & Lending, Pricing Consultant, Asset-based Finance, Consumer Lending, Fund Structure, Structuring of Funds, Paid Advertising, Advertising, Go-to-market Optimization, Advertising Campaigns, Funding Strategy, Social Media Apps, Real Estate Development, Marketplace Platforms, Revenue Projections, Startup Funding, Underwriting, Small Business, Import/Export, Trade, Online Media, Inventory Management, Cash Flow Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Apparel & Accessories, Operations, Investment Capital Raising, Growth Capital Raising, Latin America
  • Trader and Investment Associate

    2013 - 2020
    Apollo Global Management
    • Managed a $6 billion esoteric ABS portfolio on behalf of affiliated and unaffiliated accounts and institutional investment funds.
    • Directly underwrote, performed due diligence on, and invested in various ABS across different consumer and commercial sectors that handle over $2 billion in transactions. I also presented these securities to the investment committee.
    • Analyzed offering memorandums, industry and security-specific research, ratings reports, and market conditions to form investment theses and buy-sell recommendations across portfolios.
    • Executed trades in line with portfolio management objectives and return hurdles.
    • Collaborated with the private equity team to execute novel and complex structures on multi-billion-dollar deals, including sensitivity analysis, waterfalls, and rating agency runs.
    • Recommended the course of action for prepaying outstanding debt on behalf of an account after analyzing structured product performance and net-spread profitability.
    • Generated complex cash flow models for ABS and CLO using Bloomberg, Intex, SQL, Microsoft Access and Excel, VBA, Blackrock Aladdin, Factset, Capital IQ, and other software.
    • Collaborated with the private equity team to create a comprehensive asset turnover model across various debt and equity securities for an M&A execution on a $45 billion asset portfolio acquisition.
    • Optimized asset-liability and duration matching using cash flows, WALs, durations, and other metrics for various purposes that our client accounts required.
    Focus areas: Trading, Debt, Debt Raises, Cost of Debt, Debt Workouts, Venture Debt, Debt Analysis, Debt Issuance, Convertible Debt, Debt Financing, Bank Debt Raises, Senior Secured Debt, Debt Structuring, Net Debt Analysis, Subordinated Debt, Debt Restructuring, Securities, Asset Securitization, Bonds, Bond Indices, Derivatives, Tranches, high yield, Leveraged Credit, Leveraged Finance, Leverage Analysis, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Forecasting, P&L Forecasting, Waterfall Methodology, Waterfall Modeling, Investments, Investment Funds, Investment Ideas, Investment Cases, Investment Thesis, Investment Briefs, Investing, debt investing, debt trading, Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLO), Collateral Analysis, Collateral, Asset-backed Securities (ABS), Financing, Creative Financing, Ratings, Credit Ratings, IRR, NPV, NPV Calculation, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Interest Rate Risk, Discount Rate Analysis, Spreadsheets, INTEXcalc, Bloomberg, Bloomberg Terminal, Capital IQ, S&P Capital IQ, Cost of Capital, Capital, SQL, Excel VBA, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office, Revenue & Expense Projections, Roadshows, Pitch Decks, Venture Capital, Financial Modeling, Pitch Deck Consultant, Pitch Preparation, Financial Services, Fixed Income Analysis, Business Models, Capital Structure Analysis, Financial Data, Credit/Debt, Credit Analysis, Renewable Energy, Renewables, Pitch Presentations, Models, Modeling, Financials, Price Negotiations, Term Sheet Negotiations, Acquisitions, Asset Valuation, Microsoft PowerPoint, Scenarios, Product Forecasts, Sales Forecasting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Financial Forecasting, Trend Forecasting, EBITDA, DCF Modeling, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Value Investing, Pitch Books, Investment Consulting, Alternative Investments, Investment Presentations, Buy-side, M&A (Buy-side), Buyouts, Deal Analysis, Structure, Deal Structures, Finance Structures, Private Credit, LTV, Term Sheets, Liability Valuations, Liability-backed Investments, Asset Liability Management (ALM), Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Market Sizing, Market Structures, Communication, Market Opportunity Analysis, CLO, Valuation Modeling, Structured Finance Documentation, Blackrock Aladdin, Markit EDM, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Fundraising, Financial Analysis, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Cash Flow Modeling, ROI, Joint Ventures, Valuation, Negotiation, Investor Presentations, Deal Structuring, Franchises, Market Research, United States, Reporting, Analysis, Loans, Accounting, Three-statement Modeling, Private Capital Markets, Housing, Real Estate, Mortgages, Capital Markets, Residential Real Estate, GSE, Market Segmentation, Market Research Analyst, Total Addressable Market (TAM), Competition Research, Due Diligence Consultant, Private Company Valuation, Rentals, Banking & Finance, Restaurants & Dining, Presentations, GAAP, Leadership, Transportation & Shipping, Market Research & Analysis, Data Analysis, M&A Modeling, Pro Forma Analysis, Budgeting, Cap Tables, Exit Strategy, Excel Expert, Cash Flow, Accounts Receivable, SME/SMB Financing, Equity Financing, Letters of Intent, Logistics & Warehousing, Logistics, Deal Sourcing, Commercial Real Estate, Limited Partnerships, Entertainment & Leisure, Wealth Management, Investment Portfolio Management, Portfolio Management, Financial Markets, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), Technology, Subscriptions, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Business Services, Music, Crystal Reports, Sage, Data Analytics, Data Analyst, Tableau, Distressed/Special Situations, Distressed Assets, Investor Relations, B2B, RiskMetrics, Fashion, Startup Funding Consultant, Business Loans, Loans & Lending, Pricing Consultant, Asset-based Finance, Consumer Lending, Fund Structure, Structuring of Funds, Funding Strategy, Real Estate Development, Healthcare, Marketplace Platforms, Revenue Projections, Startup Funding, Credit Underwriting, Underwriting, Small Business, Import/Export, Trade, Online Media, Inventory Management, Cash Flow Management, Apparel & Accessories, Investment Committee Advisory, Investment Capital Raising, Growth Capital Raising
  • Associate

    2013 - 2013
    PREv2 Holdings
    • Executed a capital raise for a venture capital-backed portfolio company at an attractive valuation after a roadshow exploring various strategic opportunities.
    • Managed diligence, M&A, LBO modeling, return sensitivities, and associated roadshow offering materials as part of a two-person banking team alongside the former managing director of Lehman Brothers.
    • Analyzed potential deals, initial diligence, and pitch for a new consumer product brand as part of its business development initiatives.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Investment Banking, Fundraising, Fundraising Consultant, Fundraising Strategy, Private Equity, Early-stage Venture Capital, Venture Funding, Revenue & Expense Projections, Roadshows, Pitch Decks, Startups, Venture Capital, Financial Modeling, Pitch Deck Consultant, Pitch Preparation, Financial Services, Business Models, Capital Structure Analysis, Financial Data, Equity Research, Credit/Debt, Credit Analysis, Business Plan Consulting, Seed Fundraising, Renewable Energy, Renewables, Pitch Presentations, Consulting, Models, Modeling, Financials, Price Negotiations, Term Sheet Negotiations, Acquisitions, Asset Valuation, Microsoft PowerPoint, Scenarios, Product Forecasts, Sales Forecasting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Financial Forecasting, Trend Forecasting, EBITDA, DCF Modeling, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Angel Investing, Value Investing, Pitch Books, Growth Equity, Equity Capital, Equity Raises, Investment Consulting, Minority Investments, Alternative Investments, Investment Presentations, Equity Offerings, Buyouts, Sell-side, M&A (Sell-side), Deal Analysis, Structure, Deal Structures, Finance Structures, Private Credit, Term Sheets, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Market Sizing, Market Structures, Management Consulting, Communication, Market Opportunity Analysis, Valuation Modeling, Forecasting, Financing, Financial Analysis, IRR, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Cash Flow Modeling, ROI, Joint Ventures, Valuation, Negotiation, Investor Presentations, Deal Structuring, Early-stage Startups, Market Research, United States, Reporting, Analysis, Loans, Accounting, Three-statement Modeling, Private Capital Markets, Series B, Housing, Real Estate, Mortgages, Capital Markets, Residential Real Estate, GSE, Market Segmentation, Market Research Analyst, Total Addressable Market (TAM), Competition Research, Due Diligence Consultant, M&A Due Diligence (Financial), Private Company Valuation, Banking & Finance, Presentations, GAAP, Market Research & Analysis, Data Analysis, M&A Modeling, Pro Forma Analysis, Budgeting, Cap Tables, Exit Strategy, Excel Expert, Cash Flow, Accounts Receivable, SME/SMB Financing, Equity Financing, Letters of Intent, Limited Partnerships, Financial Markets, Technology, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), B2B, RiskMetrics, Startup Funding Consultant, Business Loans, Loans & Lending, Pricing Consultant, Asset-based Finance, Consumer Lending, Funding Strategy, Revenue Projections, Startup Funding, Underwriting, Small Business, Import/Export, Inventory Management, Cash Flow Management, Investment Committee Advisory, Growth Capital Raising
  • Analyst

    2011 - 2012
    Redwood Capital Group
    • Advised on over ten deals ranging in value from $10 million to over $850 million, including sell-side and buy-side M&A, leveraged buyouts, and debt and equity financing operations.
    • Prepared pitchbooks, valuation analyses including DCF and comparables, merger and LBO models, return sensitivities analyses, client presentations, and tracking materials.
    • Managed the debt financing and sale of a snack manufacturing company. Prepared its valuation using comparables, precedent transactions, DCF, and the CIM that secured the inventory purchase debt facility and supported the sale of the company.
    • Researched targets for a roll-up outreach on behalf of an acquisitive institutional fund and screened candidates using sensitized financial criteria. I contacted over 200 companies and negotiated a successful acquisition within the price target.
    • Handled a $100 million bid for the LBO of an international satellite communications target. Created four-year LBO and DCF projections used in investor and lender presentations, resulting in an investor submitting an IOI and continuing diligence.
    • Supported a $150 million international target acquisition by a private equity group through preparing the valuation using comparables analysis and a detailed IRR and cash-on-cash scenario analysis for the management's carried interest.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Fundraising, Capital Raising, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Revenue & Expense Projections, Roadshows, Cross-border M&A, Pitch Decks, Startups, Venture Capital, Financial Modeling, Pitch Deck Consultant, Pitch Preparation, Financial Services, Business Models, Capital Structure Analysis, Financial Data, Equity Research, Credit/Debt, Credit Analysis, Business Plan Consulting, Seed Fundraising, Pitch Presentations, Consulting, Models, Modeling, Financials, Price Negotiations, Term Sheet Negotiations, Acquisitions, Asset Valuation, Microsoft PowerPoint, Scenarios, Product Forecasts, Sales Forecasting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Financial Forecasting, Trend Forecasting, EBITDA, DCF Modeling, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Angel Investing, Value Investing, Pitch Books, Growth Equity, Equity Capital, Equity Raises, Investment Consulting, Minority Investments, Alternative Investments, Investment Presentations, Equity Offerings, Buyouts, Sell-side, M&A (Sell-side), Deal Analysis, Structure, Deal Structures, Finance Structures, Private Credit, Term Sheets, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Market Sizing, Market Structures, Management Consulting, Communication, Market Opportunity Analysis, Valuation Modeling, Forecasting, Financing, Financial Analysis, IRR, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Cash Flow Modeling, ROI, Joint Ventures, Valuation, Negotiation, Investor Presentations, Deal Structuring, Market Research, United States, Reporting, Analysis, Loans, Accounting, Three-statement Modeling, Software as a Service (SaaS), SaaS, Private Capital Markets, Series B, Fintech, Housing, Real Estate, Mortgages, Capital Markets, Residential Real Estate, Market Segmentation, Market Research Analyst, Total Addressable Market (TAM), Competition Research, Due Diligence Consultant, M&A Due Diligence (Financial), Private Company Valuation, Banking & Finance, Presentations, GAAP, Transportation & Shipping, Market Research & Analysis, Data Analysis, M&A Modeling, Pro Forma Analysis, Budgeting, Cap Tables, Exit Strategy, Excel Expert, Cash Flow, Accounts Receivable, SME/SMB Financing, Equity Financing, Letters of Intent, Logistics & Warehousing, Logistics, Deal Sourcing, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Limited Partnerships, Entertainment & Leisure, Financial Markets, Technology, Subscriptions, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Business Services, Crowdfunding, Distressed/Special Situations, Distressed Assets, Agrotech, B2B, RiskMetrics, Startup Funding Consultant, Business Loans, Loans & Lending, Pricing Consultant, Asset-based Finance, Funding Strategy, Social Media Apps, Revenue Projections, Startup Funding, Credit Underwriting, Underwriting, Small Business, Import/Export, Trade, Inventory Management, Cash Flow Management, Apparel & Accessories, Investment Committee Advisory, Growth Capital Raising, Latin America
  • Financial Advisor

    2010 - 2011
    Edward Jones Investments
    • Managed $100 million in assets as the headquarters' financial advisor for nationwide clients across mutual funds, bonds, stocks, and insurance, including retirement accounts, small business accounts, and retail accounts.
    • Analyzed, designed, and executed investment strategies for over 100 clients by discussing their goals and recommending financial products to achieve their desired outcomes.
    • Maintained Series 7, 63, 66, and insurance licenses in good standing.
    Focus areas: Investing, Investments, Investment Ideas, Investment Funds, Asset Allocation, Life Insurance, Planning, Financial Presentations, Financial Products, Financial Services, Financials, Investment Consulting, Mortgages, Banking & Finance, Wealth Management, Investment Portfolio Management, Portfolio Management, Financial Markets, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), Strategic Planning & Execution
  • Due Diligence Researcher

    2009 - 2010
    Thomson Reuters
    • Performed due diligence on behalf of a large US investment bank's credit risk department.
    • Managed a team of contractors around the United States who performed diverse diligence tasks and pulled documents from courthouses.
    • Compiled, analyzed, and presented due diligence data from various sources to meet the client's specifications.
    Focus areas: Due Diligence, Credit Risk, Financial Services, Mortgages, Banking & Finance

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Political Science, and Public Policy
    2004 - 2009
    UCLA - Los Angeles, CA, USA

Certifications

  • CFA Level II
    JUNE 2015 - PRESENT
    CFA Institute

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