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Karan Bagai, CFA, MBA

Partner at BrisQ Business

Amsterdam, Netherlands

$1,800/day

Karan has over 15 years of experience in finance and industry. After graduation Karan joined a utilities company and spent nearly three years in various finance roles including corporate development. He then joined the institutional equity research team at a boutique investment bank and covered international Energy companies. Afterwards, Karan joined Enbridge - pipeline major from Canada and worked closely with Business Development and other groups analyzing multibillion-dollar pipeline investment opportunities and advised the Board of Directors on economics. Karan was a part of the Corporate Finance team at ABN AMRO and was focused on Infrastructure / Energy related sectors. Currently, Karan is a Co-founder and Partner at BrisQ Business. Karan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a Finance specialization from the University of Windsor, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management. In his spare time he enjoys following (capital) markets, cooking and traveling.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 10 years

Seniority Level: Manager

Sector Experience: 

Consumer Durables and Apparel Electric Utilities Gas Utilities Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders Metals and Mining Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels Transportation

Skills

Skilled in: Sell-side M&A

Technical Skills: Salesforce, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Capital IQ

Languages: English, Hindi

Work Experience

ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

Associate Director - Corporate Finance & (M&A) Advisory

01/03/2016

 

- 09/06/2021

Focusing on Energy & Infrastructure. (Senior Associate March 2016 - April 2018)

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

President, Banking and Finance Club

01/02/2015

 

- 01/02/2016

Enbridge

Business Development & Analysis (North American Oil and Gas Pipelines)

01/04/2013

 

- 01/10/2014

+Supporting North Dakota's (oil pipeline) business development initiatives +Key project - Sandpiper (The Sandpiper pipeline would run from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields through Minnesota — including pristine lake country — to a terminal in Superior, Wis)

Dundee Capital Markets

Equity Research Associate, Oil and Gas

01/03/2012

 

- 01/02/2013

TransAlta

Financial Analyst

01/01/2009

 

- 01/03/2012

Analyzed growth and optimization investment opportunities for renewable and non-renewable sources of power in the Company’s portfolio of power/utilities assets. Supported internal finance teams to formulate yearly budgets and forecast Company’s future cash flows as per the 5-year business plans.

Education

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Finance

01/02/2015

 

- 01/02/2016

University of Windsor

Finance and Economics

01/02/2003

 

- 01/02/2007

Licenses / Certificates

Euromoney Learning Solutions

Energy Project Finance

09/06/2021

 

CFA Institute

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

01/01/2013