Andy joined Livingstone in 2009 and co-leads Livingstone’s Business & Technology Services practice, which helps clients develop, evaluate, and execute M&A, refinancing, and restructuring transactions across a variety of end markets. He has 20 years of transaction and financial advisory experience, including cross-border sell-side and buy-side M&A, equity and debt capital raising, and special situations (§363 sales, article 9 sales and state receiverships). He has advised and transacted with global strategics, leading private equity firms, venture capital firms, family offices, and founder / family-owned / entrepreneur-led businesses.
Andy’s comprehensive sector coverage includes software, security, information, distribution, and tech-enabled services. He has had dealings with many of the leading strategic buyers in these sectors and maintains personal relationships with leading middle-market financial investors. Additionally, Andy has advised clients in the consumer, healthcare, and industrial sectors.
Andy sits on the board for the non-profit organization, Imagination Theater, which provides diverse audiences with original, dynamic, participatory theatrical programming that enhances well-being and creates a more civil, safe society.
Andy has been quoted in M&A publications, including MergerMarket and The Deal Magazine. He has also been a guest speaker at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business and various panels discussing M&A topics.
Prior to Livingstone, Andy was a Tax Manager at KPMG, where he spent five years advising on tax compliance and issues related to U.S. and international equity and debt investments. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Andy lives in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of Chicago with his wife, two sons, daughter, and dog. He is originally from Rochester, NY.
- MBA, University of Chicago
- MS and BBA, University of Notre Dame