Ciro Luigi Ciotola

Ciro Luigi Ciotola

Studies at:

The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania

Location in:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ciro Luigi Ciotola

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Currently

Studies at:
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania
Location in:
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Bio

Origination, structuring and execution large finance transactions for medium-large clients business in energy including renewables and infrastructure sectors, other sectors expertise include Oil&Gas,transportation and telecomunication.

Specialties: Capital Market, Project Finance, Corporate Finance, Acquisition Financing, Cash Flow modelling, Trade & Export Finance, Financial Institutions, Hedging strategies, Banking certification of project business plan (s.c. Asseverazioni bancarie D.Lgs. 163/2006), ECA financing., Asset Management, Business development, Relationship management

Strong passion for financial market and technical analysis (equity, commodities and FX markets)

Currently, I am enrolled in the International PT MBA at MIP Politecnico di Milano.

Ciro Luigi has worked/studied in

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Ciro Luigi speaks

  • Italian
  • English
  • Spanish

Ciro Luigi has experience in

  • Energy
  • Finance - Asset management/ hedge funds
  • Finance - Private equity/ venture capital
  • Finance - Investment banking

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Work

2017 – present

Business Development

Masdar
  • Responsible to carry out financial and commercial analysis for global renewable power projects.
2014 – 2016

Portfolio Manager

EAA Portfolio Advisers GmbH
  • Managing part of €45bn global structured finance portfolio on behalf of the Erste Abwicklungsanstalt ("EAA"), an independent German public law entity operating under the umbrella of the Financial Market Stabilisation Authority. (The EAA was established in 2009 to take over and wind up WestLB/Portigon's assets and risk exposures of approximately €80bn).
  • Management and surveillance of project finance and specialised portfolio (performing, sub performing and no performing); Due Diligence review/ Project valuation / Cash flow forecasting /Negotiate /Restructuring/ seek early exits in line with EAA strategy & make proactive recommendations to sell assets in the secondary market.
2012 – 2014

Structured Finance & Business Development Manager

Proxima - Close to your Energy
  • Directly report to CEO on the following activities:
  • •Performing project analysis and preliminary valuation and interacted with potential international investors
  • •Asset management activities including reporting with financing bank (under Project Finance and other Structured Financing Facilities) and Investors.
  • .•Business Develpment activities, working with top management on marketing initiatives.
  • • Market strategy and financial advirory activities for potential investors in the renewable energy sector.
  • •Managing relationships with Financial Institution/Investors/Fund and promote Proxima`s services.
  • • Other activities includes: cash flow modelling, budgeting, business planning, debt restructuing, negotiation and sale of operating renewable assets.
2009 – 2012

Origination team Structured Finance

WestLB
  • •Origination, structuring and execution large finance transactions mainly infrastructure, energy (including renewables) projects, corporate and trade/export finance (including debt restructuring, banking certification of project business plan).
  • •Deal execution involving negotiating and reviewing project contracts, loan documentation, legal, technical and financial due diligence and liaising with third party advisors.
  • •Developing complex financial models, sensitivity analysis in collaboration with the Sponsors and model auditors.
  • • Revision and negotiation of finance and project documentation.
  • • Project due diligence review.
  • •Assisting Portfolio Management team on existing transactions, especially concerning waiver/amendment requests and annual credit reviews.
  • • Project risk analysis;interest rate hedging strategies;
  • • Calculate transaction profitability, produce and applications for Credit Committee.
  • •Ensure all regulatory and compliance requirement are met (Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering procedures).
  • In additional, cooperation with the London Financial Institution team and the German Equity derivatives sales Team in Origination efforts in Italy.
  • Organization WestLB’s Board activities at the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group at Washington D.C (USA)
2008 – 2009
(Jun – Jan)

Structured Finance - Global Credit Analysis & Decision team - London Branch

WestLB
  • Supported Senior Risk Managers in preparing credit reviews, ratings, financial statement analysis “both qualitative and quantitative”, financial model review and credit application for new structured finance transactions mainly in energy sector.
2007
(Jun – Sep)

Summer Internship

ASM Trasportes Urgentes Madrid
  • Summer Internship -Finance
  • Business Planning activities.
  • Developed solid knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS and USGAAP)

Work

2017 – present

Business Development

Masdar
  • Responsible to carry out financial and commercial analysis for global renewable power projects.
2014 – 2016

Portfolio Manager

EAA Portfolio Advisers GmbH
  • Managing part of €45bn global structured finance portfolio on behalf of the Erste Abwicklungsanstalt ("EAA"), an independent German public law entity operating under the umbrella of the Financial Market Stabilisation Authority. (The EAA was established in 2009 to take over and wind up WestLB/Portigon's assets and risk exposures of approximately €80bn).
  • Management and surveillance of project finance and specialised portfolio (performing, sub performing and no performing); Due Diligence review/ Project valuation / Cash flow forecasting /Negotiate /Restructuring/ seek early exits in line with EAA strategy & make proactive recommendations to sell assets in the secondary market.
2012 – 2014

Structured Finance & Business Development Manager

Proxima - Close to your Energy
  • Directly report to CEO on the following activities:
  • •Performing project analysis and preliminary valuation and interacted with potential international investors
  • •Asset management activities including reporting with financing bank (under Project Finance and other Structured Financing Facilities) and Investors.
  • .•Business Develpment activities, working with top management on marketing initiatives.
  • • Market strategy and financial advirory activities for potential investors in the renewable energy sector.
  • •Managing relationships with Financial Institution/Investors/Fund and promote Proxima`s services.
  • • Other activities includes: cash flow modelling, budgeting, business planning, debt restructuing, negotiation and sale of operating renewable assets.
2009 – 2012

Origination team Structured Finance

WestLB
  • •Origination, structuring and execution large finance transactions mainly infrastructure, energy (including renewables) projects, corporate and trade/export finance (including debt restructuring, banking certification of project business plan).
  • •Deal execution involving negotiating and reviewing project contracts, loan documentation, legal, technical and financial due diligence and liaising with third party advisors.
  • •Developing complex financial models, sensitivity analysis in collaboration with the Sponsors and model auditors.
  • • Revision and negotiation of finance and project documentation.
  • • Project due diligence review.
  • •Assisting Portfolio Management team on existing transactions, especially concerning waiver/amendment requests and annual credit reviews.
  • • Project risk analysis;interest rate hedging strategies;
  • • Calculate transaction profitability, produce and applications for Credit Committee.
  • •Ensure all regulatory and compliance requirement are met (Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering procedures).
  • In additional, cooperation with the London Financial Institution team and the German Equity derivatives sales Team in Origination efforts in Italy.
  • Organization WestLB’s Board activities at the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group at Washington D.C (USA)
2008 – 2009
(Jun – Jan)

Structured Finance - Global Credit Analysis & Decision team - London Branch

WestLB
  • Supported Senior Risk Managers in preparing credit reviews, ratings, financial statement analysis “both qualitative and quantitative”, financial model review and credit application for new structured finance transactions mainly in energy sector.
2007
(Jun – Sep)

Summer Internship

ASM Trasportes Urgentes Madrid
  • Summer Internship -Finance
  • Business Planning activities.
  • Developed solid knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS and USGAAP)

Education

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Economicas y Financiera
2014 – present

The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania

Marketing 1 - License number HV2DHZABKB
2013 – 2015

MIP

International Master in Business Administration (MBA)
2014

The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania

Corporate Finance 1- License number WMFTD2A4RQ
– 2009

WestLB Akademie Schloss Krickenbeck’s – Germany

Finance
– 2008

CIFT ltd London

Economics & Finance
2004 – 2008

Università degli Studi di Napoli 'Federico II'

Economics (Bachelors)
– 2007

Madrid Stock Exchange

Finance
2001 – 2002

Centro Italiano Discipline Educative

Vocational Training Certificate

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