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April Liaw
Financial Analyst
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April Liaw

Financial Analyst
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CDIB Capital Group
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University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management

Professional Background

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  • Work experience
    6-10 years relevant
  • Management
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  • Freelance

Work Experience

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Assistant Vice President

Feb 2022 - Present
2 Tim Mei Ave, Admiralty, Hong Kong
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Financial Advisory Manager

Aug 2020 - Feb 2022
1 yr 7 mos
• Prepare investment materials for capital raising transactions, including teaser, information memorandum, market analyses, financial model & assisted in establishing visual data room & addressed questions from potential investors for a electric vehicle project. • Provide corporate finance advisory service for sell side/buy side clients; engaged in multiple cross border and domestic deals. • Conduct turnaround operational and financial analysis for several companies, including an MNC operating across Asia and Africa; providing subsequent asset sale services for the MNC.

Strategy consultant

Apr 2020 - Aug 2020
5 mos
2 Tim Mei Ave, Admiralty, Hong Kong
▪ Perform short-term & long term growth hacking strategy planning and analyze related costs & benefits ▪ Perform Customer Life Time Value estimation

Associate Manager

Aug 2016 - Jan 2020
3 yrs 6 mos
• Performed credit rating for 85 international cases across industries, including medicine, electronic equipment & education, reporting to senior manager: Cases included syndication loans, M&A loans & PE, with transaction values up to US$100m. • Provided strategic advice for Taishin group using excel models, including risk assessment & scenario analyses for China regulation changes, with values up to US$50m. • Foresaw potential mobile company fraud & reported findings to the manager, helping Taishin avoid financial & reputational loss amounting to US$10m (based on average Taishin lending rates): Noticed inconsistency in financial statements & media sources, discovering mobile company provided incomplete financial statements due to China mobile industry decline. • Prepared financial advisory recommendations, including valuation models & strategy development, presenting findings to general manager & IPO/M&A teams: Worked on insurance company IPO case pitch, with transaction amount of US$15b (highest Taiwan IPO market deal in 15 years) & M&A case with transaction amount of US$10b.
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Semi Senior

Nov 2013 - Jul 2016
2 yrs 9 mos
• Performed audit & review services covering venture capital, biotechnology, electronics & manufacturing industries: Reviewed financial statements & built models to examine the accuracy of numbers; performed inventory count & internal control audit to ensure clients obeyed company rules. • Led team of 3 (in 3rd year at the company) to conduct internal control & audit procedures for 3 companies: Included public biotech company with 10 subsidiaries (market value US$190m) & organic supermarket company with 122 locations (equity value US$16m).

Licenses & Certifications


Taiwan Examination Yuan
Issued Oct 2016
No Expiration Date