Malte Schulz, Finance Expert in London, United Kingdom
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Malte Schulz

Verified Expert  in Finance

Finance Expert

London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
September 13, 2022

Malte is an accomplished finance professional specializing in fundamental analysis and value investing. His vast experience includes working as an equity research analyst in the industrials and aviation sector for companies such as Alfa Laval and Lufthansa. Having acquired his finance and business administration education at the highest international level, Malte is keen on sharing his experience and knowledge with entrepreneurs, investors, and corporates to provide tailored solutions.

Career Highlights

Education Highlights

Master's Degree
University of Cambridge

Certification Highlights

Case Studies

Work Experience

Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

2022 - PRESENT
Glow Financial Services
  • Developed a deep understanding of Glow's strategic initiatives, the fintech and insurtech sector, and the competitive environment to help guide and shape the investment narrative.
  • Built and maintained the Glow Corporate financial model.
  • Prepared equity investor relation material and support in the process of fundraising.
  • Built and maintained the management and accounting reporting for corporate finance activities, including corporate earnings reports.
  • Led business modeling and economic analysis for prospective client contracts.
  • Developed financial, strategic, and business performance analyses and associated analytics.
Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Accounting, Asset Valuation, Deal Analysis, Financial Modeling, Strategy, Corporate Finance, Equity Investment, Investments, Investment Banking, Project Evaluation, Investor Reporting, Business Strategy, Loans & Lending, Fundraising

Founder | Consultant

2022 - PRESENT
  • Consulted on projects for asset managers, growth capital projects, and targeting institutional investors.
  • Helped a young asset management firm use its data resources effectively and widely automated its portfolio calculation and reporting using Bloomberg and Excel.
  • Created multiple templates to grasp a quick overview of new investment opportunities using Bloomberg.
  • Transformed operating assumptions into a fully adaptable three-statement financial model for a new business unit of a large embedded financial services firm.
  • Established a loyal and recurring customer base in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands.
Focus areas: Asset Valuation, Bloomberg, Portfolio Management, Investment Ideas, Investment Thesis, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Three-statement Modeling, Accounting, P&C Insurance, Fund Accounting & Administration, Excel 365, Valuation Modeling, Waterfall Modeling, Revenue & Expense Projections, Gross Margins, COGS Analysis, Fintech, Digital Banking, Valuation, Software as a Service (SaaS), Venture Funding, Venture Capital, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Equity Investment, Investment Consulting, Investments, Investment Committee Advisory, Investment Banking, Project Evaluation, Impact Investing, Equity Research Analysis, Equity Markets, Asset Management, Stock Trading, Trading, Fund Management, Investor Reporting, Stock Market, Stock Price Analysis, Stock Analysis, Business Strategy, Bloomberg Terminal, Fundraising

Assistant Vice President | Equity Research Analyst for Industrials and Airlines

2015 - 2020
  • Covered German and Scandinavian capital industrials and European airlines sectors, working as the lead analyst on Lufthansa, IAG, Air France–KLM, Ryanair, easyJet, Alfa Laval, Trelleborg, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen and Vossloh.
  • Directed the marketing of multiple IPO transactions, such as Traton, Knorr-Bremse, and Hensoldt.
  • Discussed directly with C-level management on capital market events, company, and market perspectives.
  • Provided investment recommendations based on earnings projections, valuation, and risk assessment.
  • Created financial models and conducted financial statement analysis.
  • Hired equity research interns and supervised a team of 1-3 interns.
Focus areas: Equity Research, Equity Valuation, Initial Public Offerings, Equities, Financial Analysis, Market Research & Analysis, Brokerage, Bloomberg, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), DCF Modeling, DCF Valuation, Three-statement Modeling, Valuation Modeling, Forecasting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Gross Margins, COGS Analysis, Travel & Leisure, Travel, Logistics, Manufacturing, Valuation, Transportation & Shipping, Market Research, Tourism, Equity Investment, Investments, Investment Banking, Impact Investing, Energy, Equity Research Analysis, Equity Markets, Asset Management, Fund Management, Investor Reporting, Stock Market, Stock Price Analysis, Stock Analysis, Public Companies, Business Strategy, Bloomberg Terminal

M&A Analyst | Intern

2014 - 2014
  • Performed market and company analyses, such as the German automotive market analysis for a €50 million deal.
  • Valuated companies using trading multiples, transaction multiples, and discounted cash flow (DCF). Applied the valuation methods to a €100 million IT transaction.
  • Assumed a high level of responsibility in the team during the preparation of presentations and information models.
Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Valuation Modeling, Gross Margins, COGS Analysis, M&A (Buy-side), Manufacturing, Valuation, Market Research, Investments, Investment Banking

Rating Analyst | Intern

2013 - 2013
Euler Hermes Rating
  • Prepared parts of rating reports, such as the market section of a satellite service company report for a €50 million bond.
  • Performed market research for several industries, including automotive, energy, telecommunications, and technology.
  • Conducted integrated financial analyses, including corporate strategies and financial planning.
  • Participated in management discussions during company visits.
Focus areas: Credit Ratings, European Credit Ratings, Gross Margins, COGS Analysis, Manufacturing, Market Research, Investments, Business Strategy
2020 - 2021

Master's Degree in Finance

University of Cambridge - Cambridge, UK

2014 - 2015

Master's Degree in Finance

IE Business School - Madrid, Spain

2010 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

University of St. Gallen - St. Gallen, Switzerland


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

CFA Institute


Financial Modeling, DCF Valuation, Asset Valuation, Equity Research, Equity Valuation, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Three-statement Modeling, Investment Thesis, Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Valuation Modeling, Forecasting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Market Research, Equity Research Analysis, Fund Management, Stock Price Analysis, Accounting, Credit/Debt, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), M&A (Buy-side), Project Evaluation, Stock Trading, Fundraising, Growth Equity, Debt, Private Equity, Private Credit, Credit Risk, Interest Rate Swaps, Corporate Finance, Derivative Pricing, Asset Allocation, Integrated Financial Statements, Wealth Management, Due Diligence, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Venture Funding, Deal Analysis

Data & Analysis Software


Industry Expertise

Travel & Leisure, Transportation & Shipping, Asset Management, Public Companies, Energy, Logistics, Venture Capital, Healthcare

Output Software

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint


Equities, DCF Modeling, Finance, Financial Analysis, Market Research & Analysis, Investment Ideas, Excel 365, Travel, Manufacturing, Equity Investment, Investment Consulting, Investments, Investment Banking, Equity Markets, Investor Reporting, Stock Market, Stock Analysis, Business Strategy, Bloomberg Terminal, Hedge Funds, Economics, Geopolitical Risk, Credit Ratings, European Credit Ratings, Initial Public Offerings, Portfolio Management, Fund Accounting & Administration, Waterfall Modeling, Gross Margins, COGS Analysis, Tourism, Impact Investing, Trading, Loans & Lending, Derivatives, Econometrics, Quantitative Finance, Infrastructure, Fixed Income, Financial Risk Management, Negotiation, Global Banking, Technical Analysis, Regulations, Marketing, Organization, Leadership, Strategic Planning & Execution, Insurance Broking, Ethics, Brokerage, P&C Insurance, Cap Tables, SaaS, Fintech, Digital Banking, Software as a Service (SaaS), Strategy, Investment Committee Advisory, Risk Management

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