Andrew Sannes

Managing Director
P: 414.465.5622

Expertise

  • Executing mergers & acquisitions
  • Sell-side & buy-side strategy
  • Business growth & value planning
  • Financial analysis & valuation

Andrew is a seasoned M&A professional with over 18 years of experience advising companies ranging from Fortune 500 to lower-middle market on mergers and acquisitions, securities, leveraged buyouts and recapitalization strategies.  

Andrew works closely with his clients to understand their individual needs as each client and project is unique.  With a hands-on, results-oriented approach, he advises clients on mid-market mergers and acquisitions and growth equity transactions.  As a Managing Director for Taureau Group, Andrew serves as a trusted advisor to business owners, executives, private companies and leading private equity groups. He has extensive experience preparing and positioning companies to maximize value and create as many transaction alternatives as possible.

Andrew has worked on more than 100 transactions for clients in the aviation/aerospace, energy/power, coatings, industrial, infrastructure, business services, regulatory and technology industries.  He has a deep knowledge of the undercurrents driving these markets, having completed both domestic and cross-border transactions.

Education

  • The John Marshall Law School, Juris Doctor
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, BA
  • Licensed Securities Representative (Series 63 and 79)

Community involvement

  • Church of St. Mary Parish Finance Council

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What our clients say

I trusted Taureau Group with the sale of my business and was pleased with the structured process meeting my objectives to maximize value and keep the business in the community. They approached hundreds of prospective buyers in a manner that created a lot of interest yet with full confidentiality. Although this was a business transaction, I appreciated the human approach their team had as they worked closely with me and my family throughout the process and relentlessly negotiated for our benefit. - Rick Blaha, Pak-Rite, Ltd.
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you once again for playing an integral part in the success of this transaction. I was thoroughly impressed from day one with your level of professionalism and the detail provided by the team at Taureau throughout the M&A process. It was a true pleasure working with you and I look forward to the potential opportunity of doing so again in the future. - Matthew Doran, President & CEO, Anstadt Communications
Choosing Taureau Group to help me find an investment partner was the best decision I could have made...I’m grateful to have found the perfect team, giving my company and me the perfect solution. - Steve Mirecki, President, Color Craft Graphic Arts
Working with their M&A team, was not only effective but pleasant and informative. I realized how important their extreme detail, responsiveness and warm personalities were, which I believe was the recipe needed in making this all come together. - Steve Mirecki, President, Color Craft Graphic Arts
It was a pleasure working on our project with Ann Hanna and Mike Schroeder of Taureau Group. It was truly a very professional experience. - Guy Bradshaw, Founder, Chairman, CEO, Bradshaw Medical, Inc.
Taureau Group got me through some very difficult times during the acquisition of our company, and I will never forget their friendship." - Peggy Lescrenier, (Former) President, Gammex, Inc.
I want to thank you again for all the hard work and support and effort your team put into making this deal happen. I know it was quite a challenge, but I believe the outcome couldn’t have been any better. Taureau Group’s professionalism, thoroughness and insight were very valuable in achieving the successful outcome we did. I look forward to staying in touch, and I invite the opportunity to work together in the future. - John Topetzes, (Former) Owner, Sanborn Tube Sales of Wisconsin, Inc.
With their dedication to the project and timely, organized communication, it was easy to partner with Taureau Group and we’d happily refer them to anyone looking for acquisition help. - Lisa Reardon, President, CEO and Chairman , OwnersEdge, Inc.