Seth Pinegar In 60 Seconds

Seth has 25+ years’ experience in helping companies successfully seed, develop, grow, finance, operate, strategize, execute, acquire, consolidate and/or enable investor exits – first with nearly a decade in TMT investment banking with JPMorgan and UBS Investment Bank, followed by Corporate Development and CFO roles in several successful technology and services companies. Since 2017 Seth has launched and run CFO Centre first in Shanghai, China and now the Pacific Northwest (Seattle-based), having worked with dozens of clients to bring them the best of its global platform.

A business-focused fractional CFO and adviser, Seth’s work has included day-to-day operational work such as restructuring and leading Finance teams, to improving financial reporting and transparency, structuring and leading new business initiatives, operational restructurings and cost reductions, and directing company growth in a financially healthy and investor exit-friendly way.

Seth has led >$7bn in equity and debt financings for companies in all stages of development, as well as structured and led M&A transactions (buy-side and sell-side) totaling >$5bn in aggregate value. Having done both numerous times at scale and involving sophisticated counterparties (i.e. institutional investors/lenders and publicly-traded companies), he has an acute awareness of requirements for successful deals, and thus provides exceptional strategic advice for optimizing numerous medium- and long-term outcomes.

Specialist Skills

Profit Improvement

Rigorous approach to budgeting, cost containment and efficiency improvements.

Cash flow Improvement

Improving cash flow generation through profit enhancement, working capital management, CapEx and tax optimization.

Corporate Finance

Minimizing cost of capital by optimizing funding mix, while improving ROI on re-investments of internally-generated funds.

Exit Planning

Maximizing Shareholder value by optimizing financial operations, to improve exit valuation and structuring options.

M&A Specialist

Extensive experience planning, cultivating, structuring and executing all types of buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions (totaling >US$5bn in aggregate value).

Track Record Highlights

  • Highly strategic - leading financially-healthy business improvements (both growth-oritented and optimization-driven).
  • "Business partner" mindset, with first-hand experience in solution selling and structuring successful client relationships..
  • Hands-on when it comes to day-to-day execution involving people, processes and technology.
  • Corporate Finance expert (>$7bn in aggregate funds raised) - structing equity, equity-linked, debt, hybrid financings.
  • Extensive M&A experience (>$5bn in aggregate value) - including having led multiple CFO Centre clients from operational improvements through successful exits.

Sector Experience

  • technology, media & telecoms: IT Services, SaaS, Fintech, Digital Media, eCommerce, Security
  • manufacturing, transport & logistics: Manufacturing, 3PL
  • services: Environmental, BPO, Managed Services
  • agriculture-farming: AgriTech
  • healthcare: Services, HealthTech
  • banking & financial-services: Capital Markets, Strategic Advisory

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