Goli Abtahian, Finance Expert in New York, NY, United States
Goli Abtahian

Finance Expert in New York, NY, United States

Member since December 1, 2016
Goli has executed deals and managed investments deploying over $1.5 billion in capital across a broad spectrum of industries in the private equity, credit, venture capital, structured capital, and real estate verticals. She has also advised clients on capital raises and investments in excess of $275 million. She enjoys the opportunity that freelancing offers her to meet and work with remarkable entrepreneurs.
Goli is now available for hire

Career Highlights

Education

Industry Expertise

  • Energy
  • Healthcare

Software Expertise

Other Expertise

  • Capital Structure Analysis
  • Debtor & Creditor Management
  • Growth Capital Raising
  • Valuation

Employment

  • Senior Vice President | Investment Manager

    2012 - PRESENT
    Carnegie Hudson Resources, LLC
    • Led financial due diligence—including valuation analysis, for three successful private equity investments with over $325 million in invested capital in the healthcare and energy industries.
    • Launched a technology-based energy business utilizing a founder’s patents—including strategy planning, budgeting, and creating valuation models and investment memos for capital raising of greater than $100 million.
    • Advised clients in M&A and investment opportunities— including conducting financial and market analyses for the purchaser in a $250+ million acquisition in the alternative energy space.
    • Conducted extensive research in the low-income housing and farming industries and prepared valuation models in support of two additional business launches.
    • Facilitated capital raising and monitored investments in portfolio companies.
    Focus areas: Investor Relations, Growth Capital Raising, Fundraising, Due Diligence, Business Planning, Venture Funding, Valuation, Budgeting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling
  • Senior Financial Analyst

    2007 - 2009
    Latigo Partners, L.P.
    • Identified, analyzed, and managed credit investments greater than $200 million in a wide range of sectors: bank debt, stressed and distressed debt, and asset-backed securities of financial, real estate, communications, healthcare, and industrial companies.
    • Created valuation and return models for and managed $50+ million in investments across various structured products.
    • Prepared valuations and investment memos for investments in public equities of greater $25 million.
    • Employed capital structure arbitrage strategies to take advantage of perceived disparities between the trading levels of the common equity, preferred equity and debt of stressed companies.
    • Communicated with the fund's investors regarding investments managed and strategies employed.
    Focus areas: Portfolio Analysis, Market Research, Financial Risk Assessment, Debtor & Creditor Management, Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling, Capital Structure Analysis
  • Senior Financial Analyst

    2003 - 2007
    Satellite Asset Management, L.P.
    • Invested over $90 million in private equity across 6 transactions.
    • Conducted extensive product, market, and business model analysis.
    • Created DCF models.
    • Structured deal terms for equity and convertible bond investments in small-cap companies.
    • Created valuation models for and managed the fund’s $500+ million investment in a major communications company, generating 40%+ returns.
    • Evaluated, modeled, and managed credit investments in excess of $250 million across a broad spectrum of industries.
    • Served on creditor committees and actively participated in the restructuring of companies in the fund's stressed and distressed debt investment strategy.
    • Negotiated terms for new lending deals and participated in the documentation process for both new deals and amendments to existing deals.
    Focus areas: Portfolio Analysis, Market Research, Debtor & Creditor Management, Valuation, Financial Risk Assessment, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling, Capital Structure Analysis
  • Financial Analyst

    2001 - 2003
    Goldman, Sachs & Co.
    • Generated, analyzed, sized, and hedged investment ideas for a multi-billion dollar proprietary distressed debt fund and a fundamental long/short equity fund.
    • Created financial models and investment memos for the investment committee on a $100+ million investment in the telecommunications space.
    • Built a valuation model and conducted capital structure analysis for a $25 million credit investment in the cable sector.
    • Prepared a DCF valuation model for a $50 million equity investment in a healthcare services company.
    • Developed a valuation model in support of a $200+ million investment in a company in the energy sector.
    Focus areas: Market Research, Financial Risk Assessment, Debtor & Creditor Management, Financial Modeling, Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Accounting
    1997 - 2001
    Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA, USA

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