Chris Pretorius’s professional career has encompassed investment banking, corporate finance, private equity and the broader alternative assets field. Companies he has worked at include Citi (M&A), Deloitte (Corporate Finance), Agis Investments (an infrastructure private equity firm), Coast2Coast Investments (a $250 million private equity firm) and Horizon Equity Partners (a $60m PE and growth capital firm – South Africa’s 2nd oldest independent PE firm). Specifically, his skills and expertise areas include:
- Valuation model expertise in DCF models, LBO models, trading comps and transaction comps.
- Buy-side due diligence.
- Corporatization of subsidiaries and identification of Strategic Equity Partners (SEPs).
- Capital Structure analysis
- Corporate Strategy generation and implementation.
- Private equity fund accounting.