Andrew Watson

Director, Corporate Advisory

Andrew Watson

Andrew is experienced in providing corporate advisory and merger and acquisition services to both the privately-owned family business sector and ASX listed companies. He has completed a diverse range of corporate transactions, capital raisings and business advisory engagements.

Andrew Watson

About Andrew.

Andrew Watson is the Director responsible for Corporate Advisory at Perks Group. He is experienced in providing corporate advisory and merger and acquisition services (M&A) services to both the privately-owned family business sector and ASX listed companies. Andrew has completed a diverse range of corporate transactions, capital raisings and business advisory engagements.

Andrew has a broad professional skill set combining external corporate advisory and direct operational management. Andrew commenced his career in the Investment Banking Industry with leading International Banks including Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas for over 10 years, with an Equity Capital Markets and M&A focus in the small to mid-capitalisation sector. In 2004 Andrew returned to Adelaide consulting to a range of family enterprises before joining Ernst & Young to lead the M&A function in the South Australian market. Following execution of a significant transaction for leading waste & recycling group ResourceCo, Andrew joined ResourceCo Group and established ResourceCo Asia, developing deep operational management acumen and combining his expertise in business development, capital management and transaction execution.

The financial, structural and commercial skill set Andrew has developed over his career are now being utilised to assist the Perks Group client base as the market leader in the privately-owned business space in South Australia.

In addition to providing transactional advice, Andrew also sits on a range of Advisory Boards, providing his considerable experience to assist in the strategic development of a number of high-growth businesses.

Qualifications & Associations:

  • Master of Finance, Macquarie University, NSW
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Economics, University of New England, NSW
  • Diploma Accountancy, SA
  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • U Store It – Self Storage, Advisory Board Member
  • Trellis Technologies – Software, Advisory Board Member
  • Southern Launch - Space, Advisory Board Member

Specialisations:

  • Capital transaction execution
  • Strategic advice and reviews
  • Due diligence and valuations
  • Corporate financial support

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  • FBEA - Winner 2017
  • SMSF and Account Awards 2017 - Finalist
  • SMSF and Account Awards 2018- Winner
  • Australian Account Awards - Finalist 2018
  • Xero Platinum Partner
  • Adaptive Insights
  • LEA Global
  • Xero Accounting Partner of the Year Australia