Michael is an Associate with experience in strategic and operational corporate finance, financial modeling, M&A analysis, competitor analysis, as well as debt and equity capital markets transactions.
Prior to joining Mackinac Partners, Michael served as a Corporate Finance and Strategy Associate for Liquidnet, a global financial technology company that provides an institutional trading platform for asset managers, where he was responsible for the evaluation and execution of corporate transactions, leading the annual strategic and financial planning process, as well as providing Senior Management with actionable financial and operational analysis.
Recently Michael played a key role in the $200M refinancing of his former company. Michael was responsible for all financial modeling, due diligence, and the creation of marketing materials, including lender presentations, ratings agency presentations and the company’s confidential information memorandum. His work to highlight the firm’s historical performance, projected growth, and enhanced credit quality, resulted in two ratings upgrades and saved the company 200bps of interest.
Michael supported the company’s executive management on multiple acquisitions including the acquisition of a financial analytics firm where he assisted the Company’s CFO to perform valuation analysis, preliminary financial due diligence, forecast revenue and cost synergies, and drive post close integration.
Michael also developed the company’s $300m annual operating expense budget, their capex budget, and provided the firm’s Executive Committee with competitor analysis and market insight.
Michael served as an Investment Committee Member for Liquidnet’s ESG Venture Fund.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Science, Finance from the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona. He has held a FINRA Series 7 license.View Other Professionals