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Suhail Hafiz

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

CanadaToptal Member Since September 25, 2019

Suhail, a veteran who has worked at renowned Canadian private and public equity firms like Onex and Gluskin Sheff, has invested $3+ billion of capital. Now a corporate finance professor at York University, he started his career in the capital markets group at CIBC, helping underwrite $5+ billion of debt facilities. Suhail has collaborated with global family offices and many pre-series B technology companies as a freelancer. He has helped with all activities tied to raising capital.

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Evgeny Vostretsov, CFA, FRM, CAIA

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

United StatesToptal Member Since February 28, 2017

A hedge fund analyst and a former CFO of a startup, Evgeny performed deep-dive research on 15+ public equities and evaluated 30+ private equity and mezzanine debt transactions. Before getting an MBA from Chicago Booth, Evgeny founded an online retailer that sold across 11 time zones. He has advised on $5B+ valuations while at E&Y. He enjoys freelancing to help clients with evaluating investments, financial modeling, capital raising, and M&A.

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Benjamin Ostrow

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

United StatesToptal Member Since February 1, 2021

Ben is a thoughtful and creative investor with a background in public equity, distressed credit, and PE. He has applied his experience to large ($15B) public and mid-market companies in dozens of industries, including aerospace, wireless networking, SaaS, and retail. Ben is currently building a private credit investment vehicle and is available for short-term projects to help clients improve business strategy, evaluate and execute financing/fundraising, and develop financial forecasts/models.

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Prashant Sharma

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

United StatesToptal Member Since January 23, 2023

Prashant is a Georgetown graduate and a seasoned financial consultant who has helped clients grow their businesses and successfully executed over 10 M&A transactions. He has advised startups and Fortune 500 corporations while working at Wall Street investment banks like Citigroup and private equity firms like Arlington Capital Partners. Prashant has also led corporate strategy for a division of UnitedHealth. He joined Toptal to work on challenging projects with interesting clients.

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Matthew Lo

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

United StatesToptal Member Since April 13, 2021

An MIT and UPenn alumnus, Matthew has 15 years of experience at top finance firms and startups (Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, etc.), working on over $10 billion of capital-raising, M&A, and investment projects. He has worked with clients such as PE firms KKR and The Carlyle Group and worked at three startups, including a unicorn funded by Softbank. He is currently working on a new startup and is always eager to help fellow entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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Andrew Aziz

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

United StatesToptal Member Since January 16, 2017

Andrew has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in publicly traded companies while working at investment funds. Throughout his career, he's built a network that includes investment bankers, industry executives, investors, and technical talent. As a consultant, Andrew leverages his expertise in strategy, financial modeling, valuation, and capital raising to help companies of all sizes accomplish their goals.

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Evan Glover, CFA, CPA

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

United StatesToptal Member Since November 7, 2022

Evan is a CPA and CFA with expertise in complex financial analysis, investment analysis, and organizational risk management. With 7+ years of experience, he has worked in a family office, a hedge fund, a top-five bank in the United States, startups, and a Fortune 500 company. Evan was actively involved in an organization-wide transformation initiative that saved a company $100 million over three years. He has also worked with startups to raise capital and create detailed financial models.

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Jimmy Stone

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

United StatesToptal Member Since May 23, 2019

Jimmy has executed and evaluated $1+ billion in debt, equity, and M&A transactions at the investment bank JP Morgan, the private equity firm Warwick Group, and as a consultant. He's advised businesses ranging from pre-revenue startups to $1+ billion public companies in a broad range of industries. Jimmy holds an MBA with honors from Wharton, and he joined Toptal to help clients create tangible value while learning about new business models.

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Richard Cleary

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

United StatesToptal Member Since November 17, 2022

Richard is a Columbia MBA and CFA charterholder with 13 years of experience helping C-level executives at Fortune 500 companies. His work includes competitive benchmarking, KPI identification, budgeting, strategic planning, and linking plans to compensation targets to drive employee behavior tailored to a client's unique culture. Richard enjoys freelancing because he is passionate about aligning pay for performance and helping companies and those who work for them maximize value.

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Muhammad Farooq Shaikh, CFA

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

CanadaToptal Member Since September 6, 2022

Farooq is a seasoned financial consultant and a CFA with a diverse skill set and strong commercial acumen. His experience in the FMCG and technology sectors in functions like FP&A, corporate controlling and finance, and business valuation and planning make him an ideal fit for teams aiming at value through better financial planning. Farooq’s substantial commercial background helps him develop a broader perspective of interdependencies between different functions, enhancing value for his clients.

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Jim Laird

Freelance Equity Research Analyst

CanadaToptal Member Since September 27, 2017

Jim has managed investments for one of Canada's largest venture firms, founded and successfully exited a large entertainment software company, and has sat on more than 20 private, public, and non-profit boards. He is a 20-year corporate finance veteran and fractional CFO who is passionate about helping companies get to the next level by improving their operations, assisting with debt and equity capital raises, and executing M&A transactions.

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