Fabian R. Torres

Fabian R. Torres

Bogotá - Bogota, Colombia
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Fabian R. Torres

Fabian R. Torres

Bogotá - Bogota, Colombia
Member since September 5, 2016
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.
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Career Highlights
Academic Highlights
Case studies
  • Investment Overview
  • Financial and Comparative Analysis
Industry Expertise
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
Other Expertise
  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Fundraising
  • Investment Due Diligence
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Pitch Decks
  • Valuation
Employment
  • Business Development Associate | Founder
    Andean Cacao Ltd
    2015 - PRESENT
    • 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
  • Advisor
    Finance Consultant
    2014 - PRESENT
    • Built financial models for SMEs and early stage companies in the healthcare, real estate, chemicals, and energy sectors.
    • Advised healthcare, real estate, and energy SMEs on fundraising strategies and capital structure.
    • Advised health care and real estate companies in implementing sound corporate governance practices.
    • Advised health care, real estate, and energy companies in M&A transactions and debt capital raising.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Fundraising
  • Investment Associate
    Pacific Agri Capital
    2014 - 2017
    • 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 4 investment SPVs (Cayman Islands) since January 2016.
    • Drafted and structured term-sheets for potential acquisitions, follow-on equity rounds, co-investments, and divestments.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Comparable Company Analysis, Market Research, Investor Communications, Fundraising, Investment Due Diligence, Deal Structuring
  • Interim CFO
    Andean Cacao Ltd
    2015 - 2015
    • Raised seed stage capital for the initial phase of development.
    • Oversaw accounting functions—assured accuracy timeliness, and conformity with professional standards and best practices of the financial statements.
    • Tailored and executed the business plan for first 100 days.
    • Selected, and managed financial, administrative, and legal service providers and employees.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Risk Assessment, Business Plan Development, Audit Management, Investor Communications, Fundraising, Angel/Seed Funding
  • Financial Analyst
    Titularizadora Colombiana
    2013 - 2013
    • Co-led the issuance of over US$500 million MBS and ABS.
    • Prepared financial models for current and prospective institutional investors.
    • Assisted in the structuring of new mortgage-backed securities issuances.
    • Built placement memorandums, and roadshow presentations for fundraising of the SPVs.
    • Developed detailed valuation and risk assessment models.
    • Developed an optimal policy for the treatment of defaulted mortgages.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Risk Assessment, Financial Modeling, Investor Communications, Capital Structure Analysis, Risk Assesment
Education
  • Master's degree in Business Administration
    INSEAD - Singapore and France
    2017 - 2018
  • Certificate in Board Meeting Management in Business Administration
    Universidad de los Andes - Bogotá, Colombia
    2016 - 2016
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
    Universidad de los Andes - Bogotá, Colombia
    2009 - 2014
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering
    Universidad de los Andes - Bogotá, Colombia
    2009 - 2014
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