Khaled Amer, Finance Expert in Ottawa, ON, Canada
Khaled Amer

Finance Expert in Ottawa, ON, Canada

Member since January 22, 2018
As a VC associate, Khaled has participated in over 10 startup investments including Kngine (acquired by Samsung). He enjoys freelancing to help wide variety of clients reach their maximum potential using his financial modeling and valuation skills. A former FP&A analyst with Vodafone, Khaled accumulated experience in investment banking, private equity ($1 billion AUM) and venture capital ($50 million fund) over the past 10 years.
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Industry Expertise

  • Finance
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Financial Modeling
  • Startups
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

Employment

  • Investment Reporting and Data Analyst

    2019 - PRESENT
    IP Private Wealth
    • Conducted portfolio data analysis for over $400 million in assets under management.
    • Prepared a custom client reporting to analyze returns in visually appealing dashboard.
    • Developed investment-related monitoring tools using technology to support efficient scaling of the firm.
    • Provided rapid and accurate market research to colleagues and clients.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Portfolio Reporting, Investment Research, Data Analysis
  • Financial Consultant

    2018 - PRESENT
    Toptal Clients
    • Advised a European F&B startup with their subscription-based business model. Built the financial model with summary presentation to raise 4 million Euros from VCs.
    • Helped SaaS startup secure venture funding to finance their marketing spend through revenue share before fundraising.
    • Built a valuation model with comps for online marketplace targeting the MENA region.
    • Prepared financial projections for a client to secure bank financing in Canada for LBO.
    • Created DCF model for $500 million M&A deal using different scenarios.
    Focus areas: Startups, Funding Strategy, Market Research, Pitch Decks, Startup Consulting, Valuation, Financial Modeling
  • Associate VC

    2017 - 2017
    Algebra Ventures
    • Generated deal flow through different outreach community activities creating a database of pipeline.
    • Assessed startups in the areas of eCommerce, fintech, and business software for a $50 million fund.
    • Assisted in the execution of $1.5 million investment in consumer internet startup including term sheet revision.
    • Reviewed the business plan and financial model for a fintech scale-up with operations in three markets raising $6 million.
    • Followed up with portfolio companies on monthly growth and operations support.
    Focus areas: Fundraising, Startup Consulting, Pitch Decks, Startups, Venture Capital
  • Assistant Investment Manager

    2016 - 2017
    Pioneers Holding
    • Secured a debt raise of $200 million to finance real estate project development from bank syndicates.
    • Performed discounted cash flow analysis for F&B company to prepare it for divestment.
    • Conducted budgeting for portfolio companies to achieve targeted returns with sales growing 2x.
    • Reviewed potential acquisition opportunities for mid-sized companies against the company's focus areas.
    • Performed sum-of-the parts valuation for a capital raise of a real estate company with 13 projects pre-IPO.
    Focus areas: Valuation, Private Equity, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Debt Financing, Budgeting
  • Investment Banking Associate

    2014 - 2016
    HC Securities & Investment
    • Advised Hikma Pharmaceuticals, listed on the London Stock Exchange, on a $30 million acquisition of a local manufacturer.
    • Built detailed financial models including accretion/dilution, scenario analysis, and valuation.
    • Prepared an executive board presentation for client approval on an acquisition deal highlighting strategic rationale, potential revenue enhancement, and cost saving synergies.
    • Sourced a regional buyer for a $100 million F&B company presenting a non-binding offer after analyzing its information memorandum.
    • Managed deal execution including due diligence review of tax, financial, and legal findings.
    Focus areas: Pitch Books, Financial Modeling, Valuation Modeling, Market Research, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Financial Analyst

    2011 - 2014
    Vodafone
    • Collaborated with different teams in developing the company's annual budget, worth $1 billion.
    • Recommended cost-saving initiatives worth $20 million to maintain the company's profitability.
    • Conducted variance analysis for revenue and operating expenses on a monthly basis.
    • Founded the team of corporate venture capital with seven early-stage startup investments including Kngine (acquired by Samsung achieving 3x returns).
    • Prepared investment presentations for company management for funding approval.
    Focus areas: Startups, Startup Funding, Financial Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance
    2007 - 2011
    German University in Cairo - Egypt

Certifications

  • Certified Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)
    OCTOBER 2019 - PRESENT
    Corporate Finance Institute, Canada

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