Tianchao Xu

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Tianchao Xu
[email protected] –144 W Lane Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43210 – 703.675.0120
Education & Honors
The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business
Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Honors
May 2014
Majors: Finance; Minor: Art History | Cumulative GPA: 3.85/4.00
- Financing 35% of educational expenses through academic scholarships
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Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program: 1 of 12 selected into a competitive, faculty-selected program exposing students to
investment banking and financial modeling
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Honors Contract Program: 1 of 30 students in a highly selective, year-long program taught by top faculty with a focus on
community service, team business projects and experiential learning
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2011 PricewaterhouseCoopers xTREME Taxation Case Competition – Ohio State Runner-up
- Led a team of five students in designing and presenting a $6.5 million relocating solution for a software gaming company’s venture
into cloud-computing model in front of a panel of PwC partners
Professional Experience
Intelligent Edge Advisors
New York, NY
Investment Banking Summer Intern
June 2012-August 2012
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Developed and updated the valuation decks for two sell-side transactions for a $16 MM industrial contractor company and a $120
MM skilled nursing company by creating discounted cash flow models, standalone operating models, and trading comparable
models
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Constructed confidential information memorandum and client pitch materials by incorporating detailed company profiles, segment
overview, ratio analysis, and variance analysis
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Compiled comprehensive database of companies and precedent transactions in the Hispanic advertising and education technology
industries using D&B and Hoovers
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Developed and updated the contact log of potential strategic and financial buyers; engaged in calls with buyers to track diligence
activity
Merrill Lynch
Columbus, OH
Private Wealth Management Intern
June 2011-September 2011
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Performed proprietary and assigned research on 200+ equity and structured investment products for retail investors using Merrill
Lynch reports and financial statements
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Created presentations using information gathered from economic reports, conference calls and research reports, which were utilized
by portfolio managers during client meetings
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Synthesized statistics and legal provisions from financial planning documents to create a comprehensive Excel database for 23
employment and retirement benefits plans, such as ESOPs and IRAs
College Pro
Columbus, OH
Part-time Sales Agent
January 2011-May 2011
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Promoted and sold exterior painting service door-to-door in local neighborhoods; generated more than $30,000 in leads
Leadership Experience, Involvement & Community Service
Global Business Brigades
Fundraising Committee Director
January 2011-February 2012
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Global Business Brigades connects students with international non-profit affiliates to empower communities in developing nations
with microenterprise programs that improve the local quality of life
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Raised $9,000 through institutional sponsorship and fundraising events for the club’s 2011 summer and spring service trips to rural
Panama to provide microfinance consulting for local enterprises
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Managed marketing and advertising for the fundraisers and trips by creating informational posters and organizing information
sessions, resulting in a 30% increase in membership
International Student Business Association
Vice President of Fundraising
March 2011-March 2012
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Determined and addressed fundraising needs and created quarterly budgets to keep expenses in line with budgeted spending
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Built strong partnerships with local companies, restaurants and community-based organizations to secure $5,000 annual
programming funds and event sponsorship
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Recruited a group of eight motivated students to help plan and carry out two fundraising events for a local NGO focusing on
providing after-school care to community underprivileged youth
Skills & Interests
Wall Street Prep: Received training in financial modeling including DCF, LBO and Accretion/Dilution analysis
Languages: Mandarin (Native)
Interests: reading, playing piano (Chopin and Strauss), playing basketball
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