Krishna Dev

Krishna Dev

Greater Noida, India
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Krishna Dev

Krishna Dev

Greater Noida, India
Member since August 15, 2016
Krishna has worked with some of the world's largest offshore financial research providers including Moody's, where he led a ten-member research team and was awarded MVP. He enjoys freelancing, as it enables him to choose his clients and industry focus. He has extensive experience supporting top sell-side and buy-side firms in the areas of investment and market research, valuation, business intelligence, and financial modeling.
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Career Highlights
Academic Highlights
Portfolio
  • Australian Childcare Sector Initiation
  • Investment Analysis of AMA Group, Ltd.
  • Financial and Peer Group Analysis of Federal Bank
Industry Expertise
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Telecommunications
Software Expertise
  • Bloomberg
  • Factset
  • Microsoft Excel
Other Expertise
  • 409 A Valuation
Employment
  • Head of Research
    Valorega Research & Analytics LLP
    2016 - PRESENT
    • Spearheaded the research and analytics team.
    Focus areas: Equity Research, Market Research, Investment Banking, Business Valuation, Primary Research (Interviews, Surveys, Focus Groups), Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Primary Market Research, 409 A Valuation, Venture Capital, Financial Analysis, Pitch Deck, Initiation Coverage Reports, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling & Valuation, Revenue & Expense Projections, Earnings Update Reports
  • Senior Associate Vice President
    Copal Amba (A Moody's Analytics Company)
    2012 - 2016
    • Managed a team of equity research analysts who perform business valuation, conduct market research, build financial models, and write valuation/equity research reports.
    • Supported buy-side as well as sell-side clients on various ad hoc research requirements.
    Focus areas: Investment Research, Equity Research, Market Research, Due Diligence, Forensic Accounting, Business Valuation, Initiation Coverage Reports, Earnings Ananlyis , Financial Modeling & Valuation, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Research Analyst
    Trust Investment Advisors, Pvt., Ltd.
    2011 - 2012
    • Provided management consultancy/financial advisory services to various mid-cap as well as large-cap companies and private businesses. I was responsible for business valuation and financial analysis as well as advising and facilitating companies for M&A, corporate restructuring (such as demerger, buyback of shares) and help in raising capital through rights issues and private equity placement.
    • Handled the acquisition of Cinemax India Limited by PVR.
    • Provided management consultancy to a mid-cap company regarding strategic positioning, budgeting, planning, and variance analysis.
    • Performed various private equity valuations and helped small businesses to raise funds.
    • Managed a rights issue for Wimco, Ltd.
    • Managed the de-merger of Cinemax, Ltd. and its listing on NSE & BSE.
    Focus areas: Private Equity, Venture Capital, Demerger, Fundraising Presentation Development, Rights Issue, Share Buyback, Due Diligence, ESOP Valuation, Management Consultancy, Pitch Deck, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Modeling & Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Listings on Stock Exchanges, Revenue & Expense Projections
  • Research Analyst
    Aranca Mumbai India, Pvt., Ltd.
    2010 - 2011
    • Led a team of analysts working on business valuation engagements for venture capital-backed privately held companies across multiple industry sectors.
    • Understood project specifications, reviewed valuation and financial models, and detailed appraisal reports.
    • Prepared and reviewed fairness opinion reports expressing opinions over the fairness of the transaction for merger and acquisition.
    • Performed equity value allocation among the common and preferred capital through various methods approved under AICPA guidelines (CVM, OPM, and PWERM).
    Focus areas: 409 A Valuation, Business Valuation, Market Research, Due Diligence, Feasibility Studies, Writing valuation reports, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling & Valuation, Revenue & Expense Projections
  • Research Analyst
    Aadharshila Power Projects, Pvt., Ltd.
    2002 - 2007
    • Analyzed costs for real estate projects.
    • Planned and drew up budgets for real estate projects.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Revenue & Expense Projections
Education
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in Financial Analysis
    CFA Institute - USA
    2009 - 2014
  • Financial Risk Manager (FRM) in Risk Management
    Global Association of Risk Professionals - USA
    2010 - 2012
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance
    Institute for Technology and Management - India
    2008 - 2010
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