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Krishna Dev

Krishna Dev

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, 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.
Krishna is now available for hire
Career Highlights
Case studies
  • Australian Childcare Sector Initiation
  • Investment Analysis of AMA Group, Ltd.
  • Financial and Peer Group Analysis of Federal Bank
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Fundraising
  • Market Research
  • Pitch Deck
  • Private Equity
  • Valuation
  • Head of Research
    2016 - PRESENT
    Valorega Research & Analytics LLP
    • Spearheaded the research and analytics team to work on wide range of research projects, including equity research, research reports, financial modeling, market research, business valuation, industry analysis, M&A, and micro/macro-economic analysis.
    • Supported a lower middle market private equity fund in financial modeling, LBO, due diligence, investment research, writing investment memos, market research, presentations, and other ad-hoc research.
    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
    2012 - 2016
    Moody's Analytics
    • Supported top sell-side clients in equity research and handled a team of 5-10 analysts. I reviewed the deliverables, including the financial/valuation model and equity research reports (initiation coverage reports, earnings update reports, event update reports, etc.). It was a sector-agnostic role covering oil and gas, industrials, mining, telecom, IT, and real estate sectors across geographic regions including the US, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and Southeast Asia.
    • Worked with reputable buy-side firms on various highly analytical projects including business valuation, financial modeling, due diligence, and analytical presentations.
    • Supported bulge bracket investment banks in creating pitch decks and other fundraising documents.
    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
    2011 - 2012
    Trust Investment Advisors, Pvt., Ltd.
    • 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
    2010 - 2011
    Aranca Mumbai India, Pvt., Ltd.
    • 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
    2002 - 2007
    Aadharshila Power Projects, Pvt., Ltd.
    • Analyzed costs for real estate projects.
    • Planned and drew up budgets for real estate projects.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Revenue & Expense Projections
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in Financial Analysis
    2009 - 2014
    CFA Institute - USA
  • Financial Risk Manager (FRM) in Risk Management
    2010 - 2012
    Global Association of Risk Professionals - USA
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance
    2008 - 2010
    Institute for Technology and Management - India
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