The University of Auckland Business School


Creating value for New Zealand businesses


The University of Auckland Business School
Trainer | Lecturer | Modeling | Investment Banking | Finance | FIG | Carbon Neutral

Rob Farmer joined Barclays in 1999, training as an accountant. After qualifying in 2001, Rob moved to Barclays Wealth, undertaking performance and risk analysis, providing input into asset allocation and portfolio construction.

Later in his career, Rob joined Barclays Corporate Development, focusing on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions in the UK. He participated in several deals and origination projects covering asset and sales finance, insurance, retail and commercial banking, private equity funds and private banking. Rob has trained since early 2007, specializing in accounting and financial analysis, company valuation, financial institutions, and modelling.

Expertise and Research Interests:

  • Financial modelling
  • Corporate valuation
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Qualifications and Achievements:

  • MPhys (Oxon), 1997
  • Qualified accountant 2001 (CIMA)
  • CFQ Diploma

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