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Analyst Professional Experience

Dorval, Quebec, Canada
October 25, 2016

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Luis Adolfo Pardo Figueroa

*** ********* ***. ***, ******, Quebec, H9S 2B8


Scotiabank Montreal, Canada

Associate Analyst January 2014 – October 2016

• Promoted to Associate Analyst in January 2016. Covering six LatAm forest products and diversified industrials companies. These companies include: Empresas CMPC, Empresas Copec, Fibria Celulose, Klabin, Mexichem, and Suzano Papel e Celulose.

• Previously worked as an Equity Research Associate working for analyst Benoit Laprade covering nineteen forest products and diversified industrials companies.

• Selected projects / work on companies covered:

• Mexichem (Market Cap: US$4.5B)

o Wrote full initiation report, including “investment highlights”, “company”, “industry”, and

“valuation” sections. The report included a full DCF analysis, relative valuation analysis, as well as sum-of-the-parts analysis. The result was a highly differentiated research report that was received favorably by the company and investors.

o Scotiabank traded approximately 10 million shares in the first month since the report’s release, placing the bank as the third broker for the name in the country.

• Klabin & Suzano Papel e Celulose (Market Caps: US$5.7B & US$2.5B) o Wrote a full joint initiation report on both companies that included extensive research on the industry dynamics for the companies’ markets. The resulting report was very well received by investors and has been denominated a “bible” for anyone looking to learn about the pulp & paper industry by third-party clients.

o Organized non-deal roadshows with Klabin’s senior management team, as well as an investor tour of the company’s assets in Brazil.

Canaccord Genuity Montreal, Canada

Equity Research Associate May 2013 – January 2014

• Covered seventeen engineering, construction, and machinery companies.

• Worked for analyst Yuri Lynk.

• Selected projects / work on companies covered:

• SNC-Lavalin (Market Cap: C$7.2B)

o Performed a full DCF analysis, relative valuation analysis, as well as extensively researched industry dynamics for SNC’s AltaLink concession asset. o Attended multiple investor meetings with the company’s senior management team during non-deal roadshows.

Dundee Capital Markets

Equity Research Associate (Co-op Internship)

• Focused mainly on covering thirteen paper & forest products companies. Montreal, Canada

August 2011 - May 2012

• Helped cover six fertilizer and agriculture companies as well as ten others that were on the “Watchlist”.

• Worked for analyst Richard Kelertas.

• Received great feedback on my performance leading to a four month extension of my contract.

• Gained valuable experience in modeling, due diligence, research, and preparing marketing materials. EDUCATION

John Molson School of Business - Concordia University Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (Major)

• Dean’s Honor List - 2011/12 Academic Year.

• Member of Concordia's Institute for Co-operative Education.

• Major (Finance) GPA: 3.52; cumulative GPA: 3.41.

• Worked throughout university to finance my studies. Montreal, Canada

September 2009 - December 2012


• Bloomberg Essentials Training Program Certification: Obtained in 2011.

• CFA Level III Candidate: June 2017.

• Languages Spoken & Written: English, French, Spanish.

• Other Interests: Movies, soccer, football, travelling.

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