I am a private investor based out of Toronto, Canada and I have been investing since 2003. After 8 years in Corporate Finance with a Canadian Telecom company I have decided to dedicate myself full-time to the capital markets. I write on Seeking Alpha to demonstrate my financial analysis and writing skills across a variety of industries and to take advantage of any story-based trading opportunity that may arise. My passion and greatest depth of knowledge is on Canadian small cap stocks and I consider my blog posts to be some of my best work. I am interested in any freelance opportunities that may arise outside of Seeking Alpha on Canadian or American listed stocks.
I am a finance and investment professional. I have a working background as a Wealth Manager in a well-reputed fund management/asset management company. I have an experience of more than 8 years working in the finance and investment industry. In addition to graduation in the business & finance discipline, I am also a CFA program candidate (preparing myself for the last stage-level 3 of the Gold Standard qualification). Being a prestigious and well-recognized credential in the financial services industry, the CFA program really helped me to have a depth knowledge of financial markets around the world. I have a thorough understanding of the theoretical as well as the practical approaches of the challenging profession of finance & investments. A snapshot of my activities is as under: I regularly communicate portfolio and market strategy to existing and prospective clients based on strategic and tactical market outlook and individual client circumstances. Performed financial advisory and consultancy to individual and corporate clients. Financial Statement Modeling (Spreadsheet Modeling) for different investors. Financial statement projections, share price valuation, sensitivity and scenario analysis. I have experience of business valuation (public and private company valuation) using different types of valuation models like dividend discount model, discounted cash flow model, enterprise value multiples using fundamental analysis. Used NPV and IRR techniques to value projects. Made financial plans for different clients. Advised entrepreneurs and small businesses how to get most out of limited resources. Making investment policy statement (IPS) by Interviewing clients to determine their current income, expenses, insurance coverage, tax status, financial objectives, risk tolerance, or other information needed to develop a financial plan. Provided advisory services about Capital Market Expectations, Portfolio Management Techniques (Planning (IPS), Implementation and Monitoring), and how behavioral factors affects investment decisions. Advised how to invest prudently in equity and fixed income segments of capital markets. Prepared detailed analysis how economic and political factors (like interest rates, inflation, population demographics, growth rates, changing governments and government decisions) affects investments. Conducting in-depth Financial Due Diligence for Investments, Businesses, Corporate finance activities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and other related activities. I managed a portfolio of stock investments. I analyze stock exchange behavior regularly, monitoring the factors that affect investments.