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Jack Chang

Jack Chang

Houston, TX, United States
Member since September 26, 2018
Jack is an investment banking professional with 15 years of experience in corporate development (Tyco International), investment banking (UBS) and principal investing (GE Ventures). He has advised clients on $7+ billion in M&A and capital raise transactions across the industrial and energy sector. Jack is the founder of DGP Capital, an independent investment bank, and he joined Toptal to share his expertise with a wider array of companies.
Jack is now available for hire
Career Highlights
Education
Select Certifications
  • FINRA | Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • FINRA | Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • FINRA | Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Case studies
Industry Expertise
  • Energy
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
Other Expertise
  • Capital Raising
  • Financial Modeling
  • Investment Banking
  • Investor Presentations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Employment
  • Managing Director
    2016 - PRESENT
    DGP Capital
    • Advised a private equity-backed LNG company on project financing and capital structure considerations for a $400 million investment. Duties included preparing financial models and providing the board and investment committees with analyses on project returns and capital structure recommendations.
    • Advised a growth-stage industrial software company on an equity raise transaction, resulting in a 300% up round for prior investors. Duties included preparing financial models, crafting marketing materials, investor outreach, valuation and analyzing transaction structures.
    • Provided capital raise advisory services to a water infrastructure services company, resulting in a $50 million capital commitment from a private equity firm. Duties included preparing financial models, crafting marketing materials, investor outreach, valuation and analyzing transaction structures.
    • Advised a contract manufacturer of industrial electronics on a majority sale of the company, with key deliverables including financial models, marketing materials, buyer outreach, due diligence and analysis of LOIs.
    • Spearheaded the overall management of the firm, including risk management, regulatory compliance, deal sourcing and managing relationships with more than 500 relevant strategic acquirers and private equity firms.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Capital Raising, Project Finance, Equity Raises, Debt Raises, Finance Structures, Valuation, Valuation Modeling, Financial Modeling, Corporate Finance, M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Private Equity Valuation, Growth Equity, Private Equity, Refinancing, Recapitalization, Capital Structure, Capital Structure Analysis, Due Diligence
  • Director
    2014 - 2016
    GE Ventures
    • Led the financial due diligence for a growth equity investment in a distributed power company, with potential a cash-on-cash return of 2.0x.
    • Provided GE Ventures' investment committee with due diligence and valuation recommendations for a $15 million growth equity investment in a process technology company. Duties included financial due diligence, valuation modeling, and market due diligence.
    • Led the financial analysis and negotiations for a geosciences joint venture with a potential value of $100 million.
    • Served as an alternate board member for an investment in the gas processing technology space. Duties included providing the board of directors with quarterly financial summaries and committee memos regarding investment decisions for a $300 million investment.
    • Managed General Electric Ventures’ investments in energy, with equity commitments of $100 million. Duties included providing quarterly investment committee reviews on portfolio company performance and funding requests.
    • Provided GE P&L leaders with a monthly market overview of investment activity and macroeconomic trends for the energy sector.
    Focus areas: Venture Funding, Startup Funding, Growth Equity, Project Finance, Valuation, Due Diligence, Investment Thesis, Investment Monitoring, Strategic Investments, Investment Summaries, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Forecasting, Capital Budgeting
  • Associate Director
    2012 - 2014
    UBS Investment Bank
    • Executed M&A, equity, and debt raise transactions totaling more than $7 billion in aggregate value for midstream, oilfield services, and upstream energy companies/partnerships.
    • Advised Marathon Petroleum on potential capital and acquisition strategies which ultimately led to its decision to acquire MarkWest for $15 billion.
    • Executed the Plains GP Holdings’ $3 billion initial public offering from bake-off to transaction close. Duties included financial modeling, creating investment memorandums and roadshow materials, and due diligence.
    • Advised a power generation company on a $200 million acquisition of a pipeline entity. Duties included financial modeling, preparation of offering materials, and investment committee presentations.
    • Provided financial modeling, investment presentations, roadshow materials and memorandums for the IPO of a midstream oil and gas (pipeline) company with a $6 billion market capitalization.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Equity Offerings, Private Equity, Growth Equity, Capital Raising, Debt Raises, Public Tender, Capital Formation Strategy, IPO, Investment Banking, Investment Memoranda, M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Valuation
  • Corporate Strategy and Development
    2006 - 2011
    Tyco International
    • Created investment cases for oilfield services technology ventures, resulting in over $3 million in corporate investments.
    • Advocated a strategic partnership to senior management for entering the oilfield services market, culminating in an alliance that increased segment revenues by 35%.
    • Provided financial modeling, investment committee materials, and synergy analysis for a $400 million acquisition in the industrial products sector.
    • Led the development of strategic assessment of a $1 billion business unit, including market sizing and analysis of organic/inorganic growth opportunities, and profitability.
    • Analyzed transfer pricing and channel profitability for a $200 million product line, uncovering a potential cost savings of $10 million.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Strategic Investments, Finance Strategy, Strategic Finance Management, Corporate Finance, Market Research, Market Opportunity Analysis, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Business Plan Development, Capital Budgeting
Education
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Finance
    2011 - 2013
    University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
    1999 - 2004
    University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX, USA
Certifications
  • Series 82
    MAY 2016 - PRESENT
    FINRA | Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Series 63
    AUGUST 2013 - PRESENT
    FINRA | Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Series 79
    AUGUST 2013 - PRESENT
    FINRA | Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
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