Ethan Bohbot, Finance Expert in New York, NY, United States
Ethan Bohbot

Finance Expert in New York, NY, United States

Member since March 24, 2017
Ethan is an investment banking and hedge fund analyst turned entrepreneur. Drawing from experiences executing $5 billion+ in M&A transactions at Lazard and Blackstone as well as sourcing and evaluating long/short equity investments at a $1.5 billion hedge fund, he’s developed a strong foundation in financial modeling, M&A analysis, and equity research—skills that he enjoys leveraging as a freelancer to help a wider variety of clients.
Ethan is now available for hire

Career Highlights


Case studies


  • Analyst

    2015 - 2016
    Melvin Capital Management
    • Covered active positions across 5 industry sectors, including: technology, health care, financials, energy, and education.
    • Built full operating models, including valuation (discounted cash flow and trading multiples), ROIC, and supplementary analyses.
    • Developed primary research through calls with customers, competitors, consultants and former employees; analyzed third-party data.
    • Composed investment proposals/summaries, earnings previews and complementary materials for prospective and active positions.
    • Created and updated a multi-variable stock screen; evaluated potential ideas to add to the current “watch-list”.
    • Attended management meetings as well as industry- and company-specific conferences and events.
    • Gained investment experience on a $2 billion asset management company (short) which generated a 45% return over a 12-month time period.
    • Invested with a $1 billion energy technology company (short) which generated a 55% return over a 12-month time period.
    Focus areas: Investment Analysis, Market Research, Investment Summaries, Three Statement Operating Model, Financial Modeling, Valuation, Equity Research
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Analyst

    2014 - 2015
    The Blackstone Group
    • Worked primarily across 3 industry groups—industrials, healthcare, and media & communications—as part of a generalist program.
    • Performed valuation and transaction analyses; including public comparables, precedent transactions, discounted cash flow, sum-of-the-parts, a leveraged buyout, and accretion/dilution.
    • Conducted industry and company-specific due diligence to create presentations and supplementary materials for clients; attended client meetings to support the senior bankers.
    • Managed due diligence requests from bidders, scheduled weekly update and Q&A calls, created supporting materials with respect to assumptions and overall valuation.
    • Advised a $2 billion homebuilding company on a potential sell-side process.
    • Advised Verso Corporation on a capital restructuring and potential sell-side process.
    • Advised Sachem Head & Pershing Square on their activist investment in Zoetis.
    Focus areas: Valuation Multiples, Valuation Modeling, Investor Presentations, Capital Structure Analysis, Three Statement Operating Model, Valuation, Financial Modeling, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Summer Analyst

    2013 - 2013
    • Received a full-time offer following the completion of a 10-week training and internship program.
    • Worked across 5 industry teams: technology, media & telecommunications, health care, general banking, power & energy, and restructuring.
    • Performed valuation analyses, including discounted cash flow, sum-of-the-parts, accretion/dilution, public comparables, precedent transactions, and analysis at various prices.
    • Conducted industry and company-specific research to compose marketing materials and company presentations; attended client meetings to support the senior bankers.
    • Implemented the Shire's $4.2 billion acquisition of ViroPharma.
    Focus areas: Presentations, Three Statement Operating Model, Capital Structure Analysis, Investor Presentations, Valuation, Financial Modeling, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)


  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
    2010 - 2014
    The University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX, USA

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