Sergiy Mukovnin


Duisburg, Germany


I am a manager experienced in valuations, due diligence, financial reporting analysis, corporate finance, project management and private equity. In my extensive career, I built a portfolio of corporate acquisitions, mergers, divestments, and post-merger integrations. I am an MBA from Tulane University and CFA Charterholder. I help businesses - Formulate, execute and review strategy, budgets and KPIs; value, perform and integrate M&As, divest or restructure; grow top- and improve bottom line. - Value equity, derivatives, fixed income for any purpose; Review / evaluate forecast models of any complexity - Create business plan, teaser, info memo, prospectus for any target audience - Perform corporate finance tasks: originate loans and bonds; identify, screen, manage, hedge operational and financial risks

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 10 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Banks Consumer Durables and Apparel Metals and Mining Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels Real Estate Management and Development Telecommunication Services


Skilled in: Corporate Strategy, Post Merger Integration (PMI), Divestitures, Financial Due Diligence, Term Sheet, M&A Negotiations, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Investor Relations, Sell-side M&A, Corporate Development, Buy-Side M&A

Technical Skills: VBA, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Bloomberg, Microsoft Office

Languages: German, English, Russian, Ukrainian

Work Experience


M&A, Valuation, Corporate finance freelancer



- Now

• Value equity, derivatives, fixed income for any purpose, Review / evaluate forecast models of any complexity • Create business plan, teaser, info memo, prospectus for any target audience • Perform corporate finance tasks: originate loans and bonds; identify, screen, hedge operational and financial risks

TSUM Kyiv Department Store

Investment Manager



- 01/09/2022

• Upgraded financial reporting, financial modeling and business analysis; 1.9x Revenue growth • Improved internal processes, routed management consulting on data analysis and analytics; 4.4x EBITDA growth • Controlled rent business planning and enhanced business analysis on tenants of 20K sq. m of GLA


Investment Manager



- 1/2/2022

• Spearheaded financial reporting, budgeting and risk management • Examined private equity acquisitions, challenged due diligence and valuation reports • Motivated new business development; performed management consulting on real estate, corporate finance, risk management • Bolstered cross-functional teams and strategic projects; streamlined business processes improvement

Farlep-Invest (Vega Telecommunications Group)

Investment Manager



- 01/09/2021

• Guided strategy, investments and new business development; grew non-telecom revenue from 0 to $4M in 2019 • Oversaw 3 M&A projects, a merger and divestiture; assessed valuations, due diligence reports, financial modeling and financial analysis • Performed investment banking functions; co-ordinated due diligence and private equity sale vodafone.ua/news/vodafone-ukrana-vega; debated indemnities and completion price


Investment Manager



- 01/07/2017

• Screened, prepared, implemented mergers, acquisitions and divestitures: pre-sale preparation / target screening, teaser, valuation, SPA negotiation, post-merger integration • Performed valuations of equity, derivatives, fixed income or any combination for any purpose, technical review / critical evaluation of forecast model of any complexity • Created business plans, teasers, info memos, prospectuses for any target audience • Supervised corporate finance tasks: loan, bond, operational and financial risks identifying, screening, management, hedging • Implemented numerous reviews of CAPEX, strategy advices, KPIs


Head of Corporate Finance



- 01/12/2012

• Performed management consulting on M&A opportunities worth ~$1B • Arranged with a major bank a pre-delivery loan for Airbus 319-133ACJ P4-RLA • Organized a $25M ECA covered loan for Falcon 7X M-SCMG • Initiated investment in distressed fixed income securities; 100%+ p.a. return achieved • Dealt with 40+ banks, rating agencies, leading lawyers in areas of debt and capital markets

First Ukrainian International Bank

Member of Credit Counsel, Audit and Risk Committee



- 01/04/2016

• Evaluation of borrowers’ credit quality, loans’ structure and terms, counterparty risks, NPL cases and their exit strategies • Review of overall loan portfolio and NPLs • Review of internal control results; Improvement of policies, procedures and standards

ООО Параллель М Лтд

Supervisory Board Member



- 01/07/2013

• Evaluated company performance; 30% revenue growth • Improved internal processes, enhanced financial reporting, business planning and budgeting • Mentored business process improvement, data analysis, CAPEX and M&As


Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business

Finance & General Management



- 01/01/2005

Grade: 3.79 Cumulative GPA Edmund S. Muskie/ Freedom Support Act Graduate Fellowship 2003Edmund S. Muskie/ Freedom Support Act Graduate Fellowship 2003

Donetsk National Technical University




- 01/01/1997

Licenses / Certificates

CFA Institute