Richard R. Tullo, MBA
 1046 Coolidge Street                                                                               ...
Richard Tullo                                                                      (908) 709-...
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  1. 1. Richard R. Tullo, MBA 1046 Coolidge Street (908) 709-8915 Cranford New Jersey, 07016 Objective: To apply my skills, education and business experience as a financial analyst to further my career in institutional investing. Research and Analysis Experience: Investment Research Analyst 2006-2008 Sidoti and Company LLC New York, NY Recruited by Sidoti and Company LLC to cover the technology, media and telecom group and to publish institutional equity research, first call earnings forecasts and investment recommendations; Sidoti is an institutional investment boutique whose clients are buy-side analysts and institutional portfolio managers; Sidoti was ranked 2nd place (out of roughly 80 firms) in the Wall Street Journal’s 2006 survey of equity research providers and generates annual revenue of roughly $30 million.  Covered roughly 12 companies as a sell-side Wall Street research analyst.  Communicated research findings to the sales force, institutional investors and c-level management teams.  Built, maintained and tested financial models to derive revenue, EBITDA, FCF and EPS forecasts.  Conducted equity valuation analysis using DCF models, CAPM, sum of the parts, LBO and relative valuation analysis.  Tracked relevant industry and company specific business developments and analyzed corporate earnings releases.  Provided financial consultation to institutional portfolio managers on current and new investment positions.  Arranged in person investor meetings between c-level management teams and portfolio managers. Investment Research Analyst 2005-2006 Liberum Research (Co-founder) New York, NY Co-founded Liberum Research, an independent research provider of due-diligence data and fundamental research on technology, media and infrastructure companies to private equity and hedge fund investors, private equity funds and family offices; Liberum generated roughly $1 million in revenue in 2006 from: subscription sales of its proprietary management change data base and portfolio management services.  Developed investment research analytics and research technology tools which are still in use today.  Published long/short research reports covering media, semiconductor and infrastructure technology investments.  Performed corporate due-diligence and M&A analysis to identify potential red flags and possible take-over targets.  Evaluated the impact of M&A activity on financial performance, ROIC, capital structure and equity valuation.  Completed a variety of investment banking due-diligence assignments for SPACS, RM, PIPES and REIT transactions.  Analyzed alternative investments in real-estate, hedge funds, private equity, distressed debt, municipal water utility privatizations and water desalination projects for family offices and private equity funds. Investment Research Analyst 2001-2005 Providence Capital LLC New York, NY Joined Providence Capital to manage the firm’s trading and portfolio management operations; role rapidly expanded to include investment analysis; Providence Capital was an investment boutique that provided M&A consulting services and managed a $350mm event driven activist hedge fund with a private equity side pocket. Providence posted annual returns of 20% or more from 2001-2004.  Covered the semiconductor, interactive media, conglomerates and aerospace industry as a buy-side analyst.  Gained experience with corporate governance, proxy contests and deep value investing.  Attended sell-side and industry investor conferences to acquire investment insights.  Presented investment ideas to the CIO and fund investment committee.  Identified long/short opportunities, executed block trades and developed portfolio hedges.  Evaluated bond covenants, credit agreements and anti-takeover corporate governance mechanisms.  Established prime brokerage and Wall Street relationships to support a hedge fund’s capital markets operations.  Acquired new trading and market data systems, supervised trading and research associates and hired new employees.
  2. 2. Richard Tullo (908) 709-8915 Trading and Sales Experience: Vice President - Institutional Securities Trader 1999-2001 CIBC World Markets New York, NY Point person in a team of five traders that executed agency and principal equity, debt and derivative trades in NASDAQ, NYSE and OTC securities to facilitate customer order-flow and to generate trading and merger arbitrage returns for a large international investment bank.  Managed an investment banks proprietary trading account and covered customer accounts as an institutional sales trader.  Executed program trades and established merger arbitrage positions.  Traded sell-side institutional order flow, IPOs, completed corporate buy-backs, and rule 144 transactions.  Trading liaison to CIBC’s energy and semiconductor industry focus research committees.  Oversaw the daily audit of trading positions, account P&L, managed regular SEC audits and regulatory compliance.  Developed and implemented algorithmic trading systems. Vice President - Institutional Securities Trader 1997-1998 Hambrecht and Quist LLC New York, NY NASDAQ Market Maker and Institutional Sales Trader responsible for technology IPO’s; Hambrecht and Quist was a premier boutique investment bank most known for its role in funding technology companies in Silicon Valley such as American Online.  Traded over 40 technology IPOs in the secondary market.  Ranked 1, 2 or 3 on Autex out of 70 broker dealers in trading volume in the companies covered.  Traded sell-side institutional order flow and provided market feedback to institutional traders and portfolio managers.  Managed a NASDAQ market making principal trading account capitalized for roughly $100 million.  Contributed to investment banking pitch meetings.  Represented the NASDAQ trading desk in daily morning meeting.  Liaised with investment banking and institutional sales force. Associate Trader/Trading Desk Business Manager 1990-1997 Cowen and Company Inc. New York, NY Hired as an intern and offered a full-time position as I completed Bachelors and MBA Degrees at night; Cowen and Company is a highly regarded investment banking boutique which specialized in technology and biotechnology investment opportunities.  Promoted five times in seven years, reported to the CFO and the head of capital markets.  Supervised IT projects and managed the desk’s business operations including accounts payable and receivables.  Traded IPOs and made NASDAQ markets in 20 enterprise software and semiconductor stocks.  Executed NASDAQ Principal and agency trades.  Liaised with institutional sales force trading issues. Education: Zicklin School of Business - Baruch College Master of Business Administration (MBA) 1995-1997 New York, NY Finance Concentration (GPA: 3.6) New York University Bachelors Degree (BA) 1988-1992 New York, NY Economics and History (GPA :3.2) Licenses and Certificates: FINRA Series 7,63,86,87 and 55 licenses, CFA Level 2 candidate, expert level skills in MS Excel, Word and Access (including goal seek, pivot tables and macros), advanced skills in MS Power Point, Publisher and Adobe Acrobat, the Bloomberg Professional Service and Thompson Analytics, PPM media ratings buyer Passport Certificate, expertise with portfolio management and trading systems including: Advent Axys, Bridge, Brut, ARCA, DOT, FIX and Sungard.