Preston Chakara is an Analyst at NewSpring where he is responsible for all phases throughout the lifecycle of a deal within growth equity, subordinated debt, and leveraged buyout transactions. Having joined NewSpring in 2019, he is responsible for new deal sourcing, underwriting, modeling, industry research, detailed due diligence, execution, and ongoing operational support to the portfolio companies.
Previously, Preston was an Experienced Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was responsible for creating financial models, preparing reports to communicate recommendations to clients, and advising clients on the value of businesses for M&A, financing transactions, and strategic planning. Prior to PwC, Preston was a Strategy and Operations Analyst with Deloitte Consulting where he analyzed the composition and structure of mortgage backed securities, monitored compliance and counterparty risk, and managed risks of distressed credit portfolios, including the acquisition, valuation, and disposition of unique assets.
Preston received a BS in Finance from Palm Beach Atlantic University.