Jordan Cohen

M&A analyst

Paris, France


M&A Analyst for two years in M&A boutique and corporate. I now am managing partner in Quintessence Finance Advisory that I founded MBA, M&A and Equity Valuation | VENTURE CAPITAL | PRIVATE EQUITY My skillset and expertise includes: - Advanced Excel modeling - Advanced PowerPoint - Data Analysis and Reporting - Project Management - Building Pitch Materials - Financial Due Diligence - Operational Due Diligence - M&A Integration / Separation - Market Research

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 3 years

Seniority Level: Analyst

Sector Experience: 

Banks Communication Services Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels Real Estate Software and Services Technology Hardware and Equipment


Skilled in: Corporate Development, Due Diligence, Term Sheet, Contractual Agreements, M&A Negotiations, Portfolio Services & Add-on M&A, Private Equity & Growth Capital, Sell-side M&A

Technical Skills: Salesforce, SQL, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, Bloomberg, Microsoft Office

Languages: English, French

Work Experience

North Star Network

M&A Analyst



- Now

o +5 Cross-border acquisitions in TMT sector through asset deal with implied EV from 0,2M€ to 4M€. o Over 20 valuations report made from potential investment in assets. o Build-up value of an asset if acquired under current business model structure. o Valuation (Income, cost and market) and Asset valuation (RRM, MPEEM, HCC, RCLOM) and branding (DDA). o Financial modeling (3-statements + NWR + Debt + DA schedule), Unlevered and levered FCF. o Screening for leads environment and process. o Due diligence (Financial, fiscal and tech).


M&A Analyst



- 31/8/2023

o Buy-out majority stake (+70M€ investment from P/E). o 2 Strategic cross-border acquisition in IT sector (EV €5M et €15M) on a debt-free and cash-free basis. o Share/Asset deal structuring (Earn-out, reinvestment) and debt financing through RCF line. o Screening process to identify potential targets. o Letter of intent review and legal components such as non-solicitation clause. o Financial and valuation modeling (synergies post-acquisition), post-integration business plan. o Financial, fiscal and legal due-diligence and in charge of virtual data room (VDR).

CEDEXIO - Transmission d'entreprises

M&A Analyst



- 31/3/2023

o Full financial and valuation analysis over 15 companies specialized in constructions and buildings. o 1 stock deal acquisition through leverage buy-out financing, structured with earn-out. o 1 asset deal acquisition. o Bi-monthly newsletter about M&A topics and its issues to achieve successful transactions.


Credit Risk Analyst



- 30/9/2022


Portfolio project officer



- 31/8/2021


Financia Business School



- 31/1/2022

Financia Business School



- 31/1/2021

Financia Business School



- 31/1/2020

Licenses / Certificates

Corporate Finance Institute® (CFI)

FMVA (Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst)



Columbia Business School

Mergers & Acquisitions



HEC Paris

ICCF (international Certification Corporate Finance)



Corporate Finance Institute® (CFI)

CBCA (Commercial Banking & Credit analyst)



Corporate Finance Institute® (CFI)

CMSA (Capital Market & Secutities Analyst)



Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) – France

Certification AMF (autorité des marchés financier)