- Redesigned methods for the production of monthly reporting which strongly increased the quality of information.
- Provided all financial information, and built financial projections to organize the sale of the company in 2016 (enterprise value €100 million, LBO debt €50 million).
- Built the financial model presented to banks and controlling investment funds to obtain authorizations to finance the launch of an entirely new line of products, representing an additional CAPEX of 10% of group yearly sales of €150 million.
- Drafted the terms of a settlement with a major customer, whereby the compensation owed to that customer due to a substantial product liability issue was transformed into advantageous terms on a very large sale (€25 million) to that customer.
- Redesigned the reporting tools used to monitor the intra-group flow of products, and the intra-group inventories, which resulted in a 15% reduction in total finished products inventories.
- Built the financial models used to obtain €2 million of subsidized financing to start an autonomous vehicle project which led to the formation of EasyMile, a leading French company in that business.
- Organized the sale of a small loss-making subsidiary, thereby reducing working capital by €1.5 million and eliminating €100,000 of annual operating losses.
Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financing, Small Business Consultants, Business Strategy, Business Modeling, France, Investment Funds, Foreign Subsidiaries, Three-statement Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Revenue & Expense Projections, Forecasting, Business Models, Term Sheet Negotiations, Interim CFO, Private Equity, Cash Flow Management, CFO, Bank Debt Raises, Consumer Products, Retail & Wholesale, CAPEX, Taxation, Subsidiary Controllers, Accounting, Microsoft PowerPoint, Financial Consolidation, Sage ERP, Microsoft Excel, Business Planning, Financial Modeling, Financial Management, Acquisition Analysis, Financial Controlling, Budgeting, Project Analysis, Due Diligence, Board Presentations, Investor Relations, Business, Control & Cost Analysis, Return Analysis, Valuation, Internal Control, Reporting, Controller, Financial Reporting, M&A (Sell-side), Automotive, Valuation Analysis, Private Company Valuation, Startups, Investment Analysis, Financial Analysis, M&A Modeling, Shareholders Agreement, Shareholders Agreement/JVAs