Romano Del Bianco, Finance Expert in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Romano Del Bianco

Verified Expert  in Finance

Finance Expert

Location
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Toptal Member Since
August 11, 2022

Romano has extensive corporate banking experience with JPMorgan and Macquarie Bank across Europe, the Americas, and Australia. He has led multiple acquisition finance deals from a senior lending perspective. Romano delivers value through each transaction stage, from origination and evaluation to execution.

Career Highlights

Vice President
JPMorgan Chase

Education Highlights

Bachelor's Degree
Bond University

Case Studies

Work Experience

Vice President

2016 - 2021
JPMorgan Chase
  • Managed the overall relationship for a portfolio of large corporations and financial institutions, ensuring client objectives were met across financing, treasury services, risk management, working capital, and investments.
  • Delivered multiple COVID-19 emergency backstop facilities to corporate clients through volatile market conditions. Collaborated with clients to ensure that their overall liquidity position remained resilient through the pandemic.
  • Originated, secured, and closed a number of bespoke lending facilities to support the growth agenda of clients. Worked with clients to optimize their balance sheet position, simultaneously deepening the overall client relationship.
Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Valuation, Capital Raising, Pitch Decks, Fundraising, Real Estate, Lifetime Value (LTV)

Relationship Manager

2014 - 2016
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Structured and executed a number of highly complex residential developments from a secured lender perspective. Coordinated with valuers, builders, and internal stakeholders to bring the properties to life.
  • Managed the overall relationship for a portfolio of Australian-listed real-estate investment trusts and unlisted property vehicles across domestic and offshore markets.
  • Arranged an innovative finance solution for a single asset data center.
  • Coordinated numerous debt capital raising and credit rating advisories from a relationship management perspective.
Focus areas: Debt Raises, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Cost of Debt, Pitch Decks, Real Estate, Lifetime Value (LTV)

Credit Analyst

2012 - 2014
JPMorgan Chase
  • Managed a number of clients in the Scandinavian credit portfolio consisting of mutual, hedge, and pension funds.
  • Headed the negotiations of a number of ISDA agreements from a credit perspective.
  • Oversaw completing credit due diligence and preparing the credit approval memo, including modeling and financial analysis, concerning a new client onboarding.
Focus areas: Hedge Funds, Pension Funds, Derivatives, Lifetime Value (LTV), Data Analysis

Relationship Manager

2006 - 2011
Macquarie Bank
  • Supported several mergers and acquisitions for small-to-medium-sized businesses. Managed the transactions from target identification to execution and integration.
  • Performed a rigorous financial analysis in comparison to peers to identify and unlock growth opportunities.
  • Undertook business valuations, cash flow forecasting, financial modeling, and pre-lend due diligence for commercial lending transactions.
  • Managed loan negotiations and documentation execution.
Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Bank Covenants, Peer Comparison, Business Models, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Lifetime Value (LTV)
2004 - 2006

Bachelor's Degree in Commerce

Bond University - Queensland, Australia

Finance

Accounting, Financial Modeling, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Debt Raises, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Cost of Debt, Bank Covenants, Debt, Lifetime Value (LTV), Capital Raising, Fundraising, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC), Data Analysis, Lending, Forecasting, Valuation, Equity Raises

Output Software

Microsoft Excel, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft PowerPoint

Geographic Expertise

United States, Australia

Industry Expertise

Real Estate, Sustainability

Other

Pitch Decks, Excel 365, Portfolio Management, Hedge Funds, Pension Funds, Business Models, ESG, Acquisitions, Acquisition Analysis, Project Management, Derivatives, Peer Comparison, Loans

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