Partner Profile


mergers acquisitions integrations in London UK

Andrew Scola

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


Joined Global PMI Partners: 2009


Andrew is an expert in M&A integrations and carve-outs, working across industry sectors. He has over 20 years of consulting and in-house experience with corporates and private equity firms. He works at the executive level and provides integration leadership and risk mitigation, yet has a hands-on approach to ensure integration initiatives all get done. Andrew is based in the UK and has worked internationally for most of his career. As well as having actually been there and done it dozens of times, he is a published author in numerous magazines, co-author of the book Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions (Wiley Finance, 2015) and a guest speaker on M&A Integration at Saïd Business School, the University of Oxford and Imperial College Business School.

Experience Highlights

  • Bowmark Capital merger of two portfolio companies to form Aston Lark (2017-2018)
  • Apax Partners UK acquisition integration of Kolak into Europe Snacks (2017)
  • Vectura-Skyepharma merger integration (2016)
  • Activision Blizzard integration of King (2015-2016)
  • CooperVision integration of Sauflon Pharmaceuticals (2015)
  • Rightster integration of Base79 and Viral Spiral (2014)
  • Healthcare at Home integration of Medihome (2014)
  • Separation of Skype out of eBay to Silverlake Partners (2009-2010)
  • Ford carve-out of Jaguar LandRover in preparation of divestiture to Tata (2007-2008)
  • Travelport Worldspan merger integration (2007)

Education

2.1 honors degree from the University of Nottingham, UK; proposed for the Lumsden prize

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

Featured multiple years in the Sunday Telegraph’s M&A supplement

Languages
English



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