Andy is a founding partner of Sentio Partners, having been part of the legacy team at McInnes Corporate Finance and BTG Corporate Finance since 2000. Prior to that Andy was a member of the corporate finance team at PwC having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in 1997.
He has extensive experience across all forms of corporate finance activity, from company sales and corporate acquisitions to growth capital, private equity and debt advisory. Andy has worked across most industries in his career but has more recently advised clients in the TMT (technology, media and telecoms), textiles, food production and business services sectors.
It’s the cut and thrust of corporate finance activity that Andy enjoys, particularly the complexity of private equity and debt advisory mandates, but most importantly working in partnership with ambitious and engaging business owners and entrepreneurs.
“Whilst there are plenty of technical aspects to being a corporate finance adviser, it still remains a relationship driven role. Gaining and retaining long-term trusted relationships through mutual respect and recognition is the bedrock upon which the advice and assistance we provide to directors and business owners, to meet their business objectives and personal aspirations, is based. Having a late evening discussion in relation to a specific issue or confidential chat over a beer are equally as important to formal meetings and presentations and often end up being pivotal to securing a successful conclusion.”
More about Andy
Andy lives in North Leeds with his wife and two children. He has finally hung up his football boots after over 20 years service to the lower echelons of the Yorkshire Amateur League but still maintains a role as the treasurer of Huddersfield Amateur FC (long story…). These days Andy is an enthusiastic watcher of most sports, is a keen skier and hacks around Headingley Golf Club most Sunday mornings. Away from sport, Andy is also a governor at a federation of three local primary schools.