Andrew is a managing director in the New York and San Francisco offices of Duff & Phelps. He is a senior member of the Fairness and Solvency Opinions and Mergers & Acquisitions business units. He has more than 35 years of investment banking experience.
Andrew specializes in executing mergers and acquisitions (M&A), exclusive sales and divestitures, private placements, fairness opinions, government privatizations, restructurings and recapitalization transactions. He has completed more than 80 M&A and Capital Markets transactions and more than 200 fairness and solvency opinions in the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. In addition, he has served as an expert witness in a number of disputes involving public company mergers & acquisitions, fairness opinions and corporate governance.
Andrew has led fairness and solvency opinion engagements for diverse clients, including Alcoa Inc., International Paper Company, ITT Corp., Simon Property Group, Inc., and T-Mobile US, Inc. He has advised portfolio companies of leading private equity firms, including Apollo Global Management, The Carlyle Group, Centerbridge Partners, L.P., Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC, Investindustrial, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., New Mountain Capital LLC., Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. and Onex Corporation.
Prior to Duff & Phelps, Andrew was a managing director in The Bank of New York’s Merchant Banking Group and a managing director, shareholder and head of corporate finance at Fieldstone, Inc. He also spent nine years, five as a managing director, at Bankers Trust Company in the bank’s New York and London M&A teams. Andrew was the founder and general partner of Art Deco Hotels, Ltd., which restored and operated the seven hotel properties that pioneered the revival of the Miami Beach Art Deco District, an economic consultant to the Republic of Chile, Ministry of Finance and a registered representative at Drexel Burnham Lambert.
Andrew received his MA, with honors, from the University of Miami School of Business and Economics and his BA, cum laude, from Yale University. He was a founding director and served as president of the Miami Design Preservation League and a member of the board of directors and co-president of the Manitoga/Russel Wright Design Center. He holds the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.