Roxana Fariborz is responsible for directing the research, business evaluation, strategic marketing and client relations efforts for private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Ms. Fariborz has more than 25 years of industry and institutional experience covering investment professionals at long-only asset managers and hedge funds.
Most recently, Ms. Fariborz was a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Activism and M&A Solutions practice, where she offered comprehensive consulting on activist engagements and M&A situations. She also played a significant role in developing the metrics, weightings and sub-industry company assignments for FTI Consulting’s company Vulnerability Screener.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Fariborz was a Managing Director at Needham & Company, where she covered New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and London based fund managers. Before that, Ms. Fariborz was an Equity Research Analyst at Morgan Stanley, where she covered the food and drug retail sectors. Before Morgan Stanley, she worked as a High Yield Analyst at Bear Stearns, covering sovereign credits in emerging markets.
As a result of her expertise, Ms. Fariborz has been asked to speak at events and moderate panels. She made speeches about “Risk Management in Emerging Markets” at the ICM and Securities Industry News conferences and served as the moderator for the ESG5 Summit panel on “Integrating ESG: A Road Map for Asset Owners and External Managers.”
Ms. Fariborz is certified in ESG Performance for Professionals and Investors and is FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 79, 86 and 87 licensed.