David Pilger is a founder and principal at Flex Banker LLC, a corporate advisory firm focused on providing corporate finance and capital raising advice to growing companies with innovative technologies. Flex Banker focuses on education, Ag-science, alternative energy, and manufacturing/industrial sectors as well as the financial sector. In addition to advising emerging growth companies with game-changing technology, he has been a consultant or advisor to large institutional clients such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Pepsico to name a few.
David teaches corporate valuation and financial modeling and trains financial industry professionals at top financial institutions such as Paulson & Co., Barclays Capital, and other leading financial institutions at Blue Chip Career advisors.
Prior to working at Flex Banker, David specialised in senior bank debt at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He oversaw approximately $2 billion in the firmâ€™s bank loan structured trading and derivative portfolios. Before joining Goldman Sachs, he worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch and Shinsei Bank in Tokyo, Japan, focusing on corporate advisory and M&A within the financial institutions sector.
David studied finance at the University of Virginia, earning a B.S. in Commerce. Upon graduating from the University of Virginia, he entered Princeton University, studying Japanese, and later went on to study advanced Japanese at Jouchi University in Tokyo, Japan.