Pankaj G.
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Hi, I have 25 (+) years of experience working as a Corporate CFO / CXO for fortune 500 as well as Start-ups & SME’s in India, Middle - east & Asia pacific. Some of my specialities are: • Building up Start-ups, new ventures & SME’s to the next level. • Fund Raising – Have raised more than "US$ 1 Billion". • Maximization of shareholders wealth. • Strategic Planning & Effective execution. • Business Turn-arounds. • Restructuring & Revamping of existing business Models. • Business Process Reviews. • Joint Ventures/ Mergers & Acquisitions. • Planned Exits. Some of my Value added achievements are as follows: ✅As an Entrepreneur :- Founded a Start-up in Media space, raised pure equity of US$ 3 million, built-up a revenue of US$ 8 Million & exited at a Valuation of US$ 21 Million giving the shareholders a return of 7X in a period of appx. 3 years. ✅ As Group CFO: - Set-up a Start-up for building 1000 air-conditioned bus shelters, on DBOT Basis. Raised US$ 37 Million Valuing the Start-up @ US$ 150 Million. ✅ As Chief of Projects: - Set-up an online Start-up, a network of 800 intelligent POS terminals, aranged Start-up funding of US$ 40 Million. ✅ As Business Head & CFO: - Completed strategic acquisitions of 36 large & small units, to build up an asset base & an exponential increase in potential visible Income, justifying an increase in Valuation from US$ 40 Million to US$ 350 Million in a span of two years, & raised US$ 65 Million in fresh equity. ✅ As Business Head &CFO : - Restructured a running business to fight off one of the worst Economic crisis (2008) & brought it to a (+Ve) EBIDTA of app. 25% (up from (-Ve). ✅ As Group CFO of a Company in 3D CGI Animation :- Created a film fund of US$ 100 Mill, transferred existing funding obligations (US$ 30 Mill) & features under production in a SPV, new Investors contributed US$ 30 million, senior lending from Bank of US$ 40 million, creating a Co-production & Co-financed pipeline of US$ 200 mill for the Company. ✅ As Head-Commercial:- Restructured & Revived a manufacturing Unit, re-engineered the product, cut cash burn, reduced NWC Cycle by 3.5 Months, re-negotiated debts of US$30 Million leading to 60% haircuts by Banks & FI’s, improved margins by 18%. ✅ As CFO:- Restructured a Business Vertical (as a Tax planning strategy) by transplanting the business in UAE & Hong Kong, Implementing outsourcing model for logistics & Banking, arranged working capital facilities of US$ 3 Million & Export Credit Insurance. ✅ As Head Corporate Finance: - ’’REBRANDED” & “REPOSITIONED A PRODUCT” creating a niche demand, designed Innovative structured financial transaction, helping sale of products under lease & hire purchase & raising net Cash inflow by 20% for each Sale transaction. I have a passion for Start-ups, new ventures & small businesses and enjoy helping them succeed. I enjoy building-up things from Grounds - up. I like Challenging assignments which need a Strategic input and direction. I have spent most of my career pitching and being pitched to, & and not only for funding but leading & concluding various corporate transactions e.g. business partnership, JV’s, planned exits, technical collaborations, mergers, acquisitions & buy-outs, marketing tie-ups, Investors, analyst & fund managers meets, Road Shows for Private as well as public placements etc. My success rate for taking –up Challenging assignments & completing them successfully is almost 100%. Please get in touch for some exiting and bespoke work on your pitch documents, business plans, corporate write-ups, with the help of which you can confidently pitch and get the undivided attention of prospective Investors & Stakeholders. We believe in providing solutions to business problems, which are practical and effective, and we help implementing those solutions too. My Charges vary depending on the complexities & the nature of the job involved, since i have just started out on Online freelancing, feel free to contact me. We look forward to help you. Thanks
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