Derek Lindsay In 60 Seconds...

Derek is an internationally experienced finance executive dedicated to accelerating the growth of emerging companies by finding creative solutions to improve cash flow and profitability, financial reporting  and controls, as well as securing growth capital.  Derek helps companies increase their value by building high performance teams based on enhanced collaboration, accountability and execution. He has experience with acquisitions and obtaining the required funding.

Specialist Skills

Debt and equity raise

Finding the best partner and terms for debt/ equity

Cash flow and profit improvement

Improving liquidity, costs, margins and cash flow

Leadership

Coaching, collaboration, accountability and execution

Exit Planning

Agreeing strategy, preparing the business and implementation

Finance operations

Improve reporting, controls, processes and IT systems (accounting/ ERP)

Track Record Highlights

  • Medical device company: Raised equity and debt, completed IPO, improved controls and compliance, implemented new accounting system.
  • Fintech / Digital payments company: Raised equity and debt, completed acquisition, improved cash flow and profitability, enhanced reporting and controls, secured TSXV listing.
  • Healthcare company: Refocused business strategy to focus on partnerships and raised equity.
  • Industrial technology company: Raised equity, secured strategic partner, reduced costs to improve cash flow.
  • Mining company: Raised equity and debt and secured strategic partner.

Sector Experience

  • Healthcare/ Medical Device
  • Media
  • Telecom
  • Fintech (SaaS)/ Digital payments
  • Industrial technology
  • Construction
  • Mining

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