Richard Halka In 60 Seconds...

Experienced international CFO, focused on driving value through profitable growth, control of costs and restructuring of the balance sheet to deliver superior financial performance. I have personally led public offerings, restructuring of debt and acquisitions/divestures in Canada, the US and European markets for a combined value in excess of $2 billion.

Specialist Skills

Cash flow Improvement

Identify opportunities for margin improvement and cost reductions

Profit Improvement

Focus on operational efficiencies and overhead control

M&A Specialist

Identify opportunities for synergistic growth

Corporate Finance

Focus on reducing cost of debt and prudent use of equity

Raising Funds

Source and secure debt & equity financing as well as Government assistance

Track Record Highlights

  • Filed USD $100 million base shelf prospectus for TSX listed company
  • Refinanced US$100 million credit facility reducing carrying costs by over 60% for US private company pre-IPO
  • Led US$92 million & CDN $340 million public equity issue for TSX listed company
  • Led integration of 4 international acquisitions worth US$350 million for TSX listed company
  • Led private placement of equity, debt repurchase program, foreign currency hedging strategy for 150 million Deutsche Mark denominated public debt for US NASDAQ listed company.

Sector Experience

  • Manufacturing, transport & logistics: Clean Technology
  • technology, media & telecoms: Telecom & Processing
  • property / real-estate: Acquisition, management & sale
  • Services: Management Consulting

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