Ethan Bohbot

Ethan Bohbot

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
Education
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Employment
  • 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: Equity Research, Valuation, Financial Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Investment Summaries, Market Research, Investment Analysis
  • 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: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Modeling, Valuation, Three Statement Operating Model, Capital Structure Analysis, Investor Decks, Valuation Modeling, Valuation Multiples
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Summer Analyst
    2013 - 2013
    Lazard
    • 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: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Modeling, Valuation, Investor Decks, Capital Structure Analysis, Three Statement Operating Model, Presentations
Education
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
    2010 - 2014
    The University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX, USA

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