Hassan is an equity research analyst—providing strategy assessment and valuation to large-cap energy companies, hedge funds, and private equity firms. He started freelancing to apply his knowledge in valuation, M&A, competitive intelligence and corporate strategy to new clients. Organically, he built M&A (deals up to $1 billion) and corporate strategy capabilities at Reliant Energy. He is cited in business publications and has appeared on NPR.
Performed a financial analysis covering business mergers, acquisitions (up to $1 billion), new ventures, and startups in the wholesale and retail power industries covering conventional and renewable sources of energy.
Led corporate strategy initiatives to create internal capital allocation process, including new opportunity screening practices, hurdle rates, and investment ranking—leading to 50+ screens a year.
Created a competitive intelligence and industry analysis framework to alert executive management of changing industry trends and competitor actions.
Led the teams responsible for integration and divestiture of multiple company assets (deals up to $1 billion).
Assisted in creating a scenario management framework to help guide company strategy and contingency plans depending on shifting business environment.
Assisted investor relations in efforts to promote company strategy and unique value proposition compared with peers.
Focus areas: Integration, Capital Allocation, Strategy, Corporate, Business Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Competitive Intelligence, Comparable Company Analysis, Budgeting, Financial Modeling, Valuation