Oriana Abela Director | Transaction advisory services +356 20931808 +356 79617141

Oriana joined the Transaction Advisory Services division at Grant Thornton in 2015 and specialises in corporate finance. As an associate director at Grant Thornton she is involved in a variety of assignments, including assistance with raising finance, both through bank finance and Prospects, due diligences, feasibility studies and applications for stockbroking and banking licences.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Oriana worked for two leading Big 4 companies in Malta consecutively. With both she was involved in a variety of corporate finance engagements, servicing private and public sector clients mainly  in the real estate, telecommunications, utility, retail, gaming, insurance and beverage industry in relation to a number of different assignments including but not limited to buy-side and vendor cross-border due diligence assignments, purchase price allocation assignments, raising of finance on the stock market, feasibility studies/financial projections, debt restructuring, valuations of business and equity share capital, impairment review/assessment in relation to investment properties owned by various companies in Malta, review of the pension provision and assistance with any necessary settlement offers.

Oriana has also delivered several training sessions in Corporate Finance to University of Malta students, as well as Excel at beginning, intermediate and advanced level, training on Financial Modelling, Raising Finance and Due Diligence to her colleagues and team-members.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting - University of Malta
  • ACCA
  • Masters in Finance, specialising in Mergers and Acquisitions – University of Wales