Andrew Sannes, JD

Managing Director & Shareholder

Andrew Sannes serves as Managing Director and Practice Leader of the Business Services and the Technology & IT Services industry groups.  With over 100 successful transactions to his credit, Andrew’s focus is on tech-enabled services, technology integrators, business process outsourcing, managed services, as well as numerous other business services. With over two decades of experience as an M&A professional, Andrew brings a broad range of experience representing companies from the Fortune 500 to the lower middle market on mergers and acquisitions, securities, leveraged buyouts and recapitalization strategies. The experience he brings to Taureau Group includes M&A, private equity, financial services, business operations, and legal.

Prior to joining Taureau Group, Andrew was a Managing Director at a Chicago based M&A investment bank following his time as a Director in the Chicago office of a national investment banking firm. Before his time as an M&A investment banker, Andrew served as Co-founder, CFO and CLO of GimmeAnother, a mobile e-commerce company. Prior to that, Andrew was a Managing Director of an independent sponsor focused on the acquisition of troubled bank assets and was previously an M&A attorney counseling on over $3B in M&A transactions.

Andrew is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School (JD) and the University of Wisconsin – Madison (BA) and holds FINRA Series 79 and Series 63 licenses. Outside of Taureau Group, Andrew volunteers his time on the Financial Committee of the Church of St. Mary Parish and as an advisor to a private charitable foundation. He also sits on the advisory boards of several early-stage high growth technology companies, is a member of the Finance Committee of a private family office, a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Chicago, and a member of Vistage Worldwide (Chicago). Andrew resides in Lake Forest, IL with his wife, daughter, chocolate Labrador, and two cats.