Andrew Scola
Partner

London, UK
+44 7764 235 220
andrew@gpmip.com


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Andrew Scola



Professional Background

Andrew has over 15 years of top-tier consulting experience, gained within PwC and Deloitte initially, he was subsequently Head of Post-Acquisition Integration for a global healthcare company before co-founding Global PMI Partners. Andrew is the UK Partner for Global PMI Partners.

M&A Expertise

Integration planning and execution, Integration Management Office, Integration Leadership, Cross-border M&A and leading cultural integration activities, Carve-out planning and execution, Transition Service Agreements, Transition Management, Geo-expansion and complex Business Transformation programmes.

Industry & Sector Experience

Advised clients across many industry sectors including technology, financial services, life sciences, healthcare and consumer businesses. 

Project Highlights

  • Skype, leading the $2.75bn separation of Skype from eBay to Private Equity ownership and managing the $25m programme end-to-end
  • Apple, leading the GeoExpansion of Apple into Turkey to set up the Apple business there and integrating two home healthcare businesses
  • Jack Link’s (Client Lead Partner)
  • Jaguar Land Rover, managing the Programme Office in preparation of Ford’s divestiture (to Tata Motors)
  • Coopervision, leading the UK integration of the $1.2bn UK-based acquisition Sauflon
  • Rightster acquisition of Base79 and Viral Sprial
  • Healthcare at Home acquisition of Medihom
  • J&J acquisition of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • Travelport acquisition of Worldspan
  • Kraft / Danone

Education/Credentials

Andrew has a 2.1 honours degree from the University of Nottingham, UK, where he was proposed for the Lumsden prize.

He has worked with Cass Business School (MBA ranked in global top 10) to deliver lectures, mentor and sponsor MBA and MSc student projects and conduct industry research on M&A, and is currently working with Nottingham Trent University on a cross-border M&A research project.

Andrew was featured two years in a row in the Sunday Telegraph’s M&A supplement.

A little more about Andrew

Andrew was a keen sportsman swimming and playing waterpolo competitively. He continues to love the water and is a keen diver and photographer, combining these two hobbies when he can. He lives just outside London with his wife Nichola, and two young children, Finn and Seb.


Resources by Andrew

Thoughts and news from Andrew

Global PMI Partners Launches New Book, Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

“Cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be one of the most intense and chaotic periods a company will ever experience. Finally, mindful executives have a practical guide to execute mergers and acquisitions in the reality of today’s diverse global economy—Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions.”- John Wiley & Sons Inc., Publishers.​Read More

Cross-Border M&A Integration Survey Results

Global PMI University recently conducted a survey exploring the factors affecting cross-border M&A integration program success to research for our upcoming book, Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, launching this month.  Global PMI Partners Partner, Andrew Scola, shares the survey results exploring the factors affecting cross-border M&A integration program success.Read More

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