Loreen has been working as a Corporate Finance Analyst for BDO East Africa – Kenya where she was supporting clients in conducting business valuations and capital raising mandates. Her role involved creating financial models and transaction marketing documents such as information Memorandums and Teasers, approaching investors and facilitating client correspondence as well as supporting in Due diligence exercises. She has experience across sectors including: the Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment, Aviation, Real Estate and Construction material, Motor vehicle assembly, Agribusiness, and Manufacturing.
While at BDO, she also worked on the Manufacturing Africa project, funded by the FCDO, to provide deal support to companies in the Manufacturing sector in Africa. Her role involved supporting in deal origination, preparing Investment Committee documents and offering transaction support.
Prior to joining BDO, she interned with Dyer and Blair Investment Bank as a Research Analyst, at Hyman Capital, a boutique consulting firm based in London, as a Corporate Finance Analyst, in finance departments of Government institutions such as the Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (UFAA), and the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), and at FIE Consult, a boutique consulting firm based in Nairobi, as a Business Analyst.
Loreen has Master’s degree in financial management from The University of Birmingham, a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from Kenyatta University, and is currently pursuing her ACCA certification, with her key notable achievement being, attaining the highest mark in Kenya, in the ACCA Financial Management (F9) paper.