Anass Abi

M&A and fundraising specialist

Maisons Alfort, France


Top tier freelancer with a 6 years experience advising startups and SMEs and their corporate finance project. Advised more than 40 companies in their fundraising, M&A and valuation projects. Earned a solid experience with tech, healthcare, retail and SaaS companies. Working on both sides of the table, i know exactly what potential funds, acquirors, sellers, administrations expect from you to close a deal. Services: Financial Models (SaaS, marketplace, retail, healtcare). Valuation Pitch Deck Financial Projections and Proforma for Business plans Financial Statements: FP&A and Ad-Hoc Analysis Deal term optimization (price,governance, liquidity) Negocation support (alongside legal professionals)

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 6 years

Seniority Level: Manager

Sector Experience: 

Software and Services Technology Hardware and Equipment


Skilled in: Corporate Strategy, Venture and minority investments, Financial Due Diligence, Capital Raising, Fundraising strategy, Sell-side M&A, Corporate Development, Buy-Side M&A

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, Databases, PowerPoint, Bloomberg, Microsoft Office, Capital IQ

Languages: Arabic, English, French

Work Experience

Alira Health

M&A and fundraising Manager



- 1/10/2022

Joined Alira Health Transaction Advisory to bring my transactional and fundraising expertise to their deep and large healthcare knowledge. I executed 10+ operations in the following areas: • Advised pharma companies in their financial operations all over the world (France, Taiwan, Germany, Italy, Switzerland). • Helped Medtech/Biotech startups raise money from investment funds (mainly VCs). Deal size: between 5 and €200M. • Led M&A operations for big pharma companies. Deal size: ≃ €100M. • Managed the deal process from data collection to closing. • Trained, managed and evaluated analysts and associates.





- 01/09/2021

Contributed to the execution of 30+ M&A transactions, fundraising, and valuation mandates across multiple sectors: • Performed data gathering and primary assessment of companies through recurring client meetings. • Produced information memoranda, investment teasers, business plans, and valuations. • Constituted a network of venture capitalists, and SMID caps, to offer privileged access to funds and potential acquirers to clients. • Ensured post-term sheet process alongside legal partners: term sheet analysis, due diligences coordination, shareholders agreement validation. • Built trust relationship with clients providing high level of discretion, business knowledge and acumen. • Deep engagement with entrepreneurs/GMs/Investors in understanding the opportunities /risks at stake for every deal, also acting as the mediator. • Ensured the management of client relationships by providing discretion, confidentiality, financial knowledge, and sector expertise. • Led the recruitment and training of interns, enhancing teamwork and work ethic. • Acquired the necessary skills to create new business model canvas templates (Excel) and investor presentation templates (PowerPoint).

PwC France

Transaction Services analyst



- 01/06/2016

Participated to financial buy-side and sell-side due diligences as part of the transaction services department: • Produced quantitative and qualitative financial analyses of mid cap companies. • Worked on EBITDA and net debt normalization as part of transaction price definition. • Coordinated between the different actors of the transaction (clients, banks, consulting firms…) during dataroom completion. • Multiple out-of-office missions across France (plant visits, Q&As with managers and directors, data gathering).


emlyon business school



- 01/01/2016

Columbia Business School

Venture Capital



- Now