Fabian is an investment professional with experience in both the buy- and sell-sides. He has led growth capital and mezzanine debt transactions for early stage and growing companies. Freelancing allows Fabian to work in a wide array of industries and connect with leaders in such industries. Fabian has worked with senior executives of PE and VC funds and C-level executives.
Developed an in-depth investment thesis covering ventures disrupting the food and beverage CPG industry; tested investment thesis with co-investors, clients, and academia; shortlisted 18 companies for due diligence and identified 5 actionable investments.
Prepared investment committee presentations, sized market opportunities, and developed financial models, to execute investments in a last-mile delivery enterprise software start-up and an animal nutrition company.
Performed a deep-dive analysis to screen and select promising companies innovating to service financial and market access products to smallholder farmers.
Advised digital portfolio companies to prioritize development of new features and tools; landscaped global on-farm features and tools innovation success cases per geography and the rationale for success and prepared a presentation for the investment committee.
Prepared and presented information for current and potential investors such as PPMs, pitch books, and financial models. PPMs were filed with the SEC under regulation D.
Raised equity and debt from institutional investors from North America, Europe, and Asia.
Prepared and oversaw the recurrent and tailored finance and strategy reports related to business plans and strategic opportunities. Reports were then presented to the CEO and the board of directors.
Evaluated potential acquisitions to integrate vertically and horizontally.
Developed and implemented financial, operational, and governance controls required by a private equity fund.
Participated in the financial and operational governance committees.
Developed and executed business plans.
Focus areas: Fundraising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Modeling, Financial Reporting, Business Plan Development, Budgeting, Growth Capital Raising, Capital Structure Analysis
2014 - 2016
Cross Continental Investments
Led and executed investment due diligence processes in more than 20 companies in Latin America and Southeast Asia. Managed service providers to evaluate legal, technical, operational, and financial aspects of target and portfolio companies.
Prepared and designed PPMs, pitchbooks, and financial models to raise more than US$200 million for investments in Latin America from institutional investors based in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Built detailed financial models to assess target company value and potential investment returns.
Identified strategies to unlock value in target companies. Worked closely with management to implement those strategies.
Prepared and presented investment memorandums on potential acquisitions or follow-on investments to the investment committee.
Led the design and implementation of sound corporate governance practices in portfolio companies.
Participated in multiple deals including acquisitions, follow-on equity rounds, debt placements, IPOs, and M&A (exits).
Fulfilled the finance manager role for four investment SPVs (Cayman Islands) since January 2016.
Drafted and structured term-sheets for potential acquisitions, follow-on equity rounds, co-investments, and divestments.