About Us

We partner with businesses to define growth strategies, scale capabilities, expand geographies and transform business operations to create more value for clients, partners and shareholders.

We advise founders and owners on M&A transactions and how to access capital. 

We offer clients a more nuanced, more relational and operationally savvy approach than traditional advisors. That's because first and foremost we are entrepreneurs. We have built our own businesses from the ground up, so we know what it is like, and how, to make your moonshot less risky and painful. We focus on a combination of “quick wins” to build momentum and simultaneously building the foundations for longer term success.

Our entrepreneurial team has a proven track record and 75 years of experience in successfully founding, leading, growing, exiting and integrating businesses in the UK, US, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

We have already walked many miles in our client’s shoes and are well placed to partner them and you on the road to success.

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Andy Maher

Andy Maher

Andy is a former Omnicom COO for Asia Pacific, based in Tokyo. He was instrumental in the rapid expansion of the region and in the enhancement of the region’s strategy, professionalism and profitability.

In addition to 4 years in Asia, Andy spent 5 years in senior financial leadership roles within Omnicom across the UK and US.

In addition to other international corporate finance roles, Andy has founded, run and exited 3 standalone businesses across various sectors in London and Tokyo.

With over 25 years’ experience in the media and marketing industry, working and living in 4 continents, Andy is well positioned to provide effective and culturally nuanced strategic advice to his clients.

Andy started his career as an accountant in Australia; his first international role was in investment banking with Salomon Brothers, (London) now known as Citibank. He graduated from Griffith University, in Brisbane, Australia. 

Marcus Exall

Marcus is a serial entrepreneur, investor and board advisor.  He was part of the early wave of digital pioneers after an early career in marketing in both London and Tokyo. He built a successful digital agency, exiting to IPG in 2011.

Since his first exit, he has been involved in building many successful tech businesses, either as an investor, founder or operator.  Businesses in which he has been directly involved have scaled to hundreds of employees and over $1 billion in venture funding.  He is a trusted adviser and mentor to technology and agency founders across the UK and Europe.

He is a long term supporter and trustee of the charity Project Hello World which aims to bridge the digital divide by connecting hard-to-reach communities to online education and WIFI connectivity.

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Nick Berry

Nick Berry

Nick has founded, grown and sold a strategic digital agency.

He spent 12 years learning how to create value for businesses of every shape and size, including his own.

In recent years, he has advised numerous founders and boards, from agencies (like Conversion Factory) and start-ups (like Mendi) to scale ups (like Monese), helping them solve their biggest problems.

Since 2018 he has developed expertise in commercial integrations, ensuring that the M&A lifecycle ends in cheers rather than tears. He helped gyro UK acquire and integrate B2B International. As Integrations Director for EMEA and APAC at Dentsu he managed a portfolio of acquisitions and pioneered new commercial practices to help sellers max their earn outs. He’s currently doing similar work at Merkle UK.

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Moha Bensofia, CEO

“Marcus has always had impeccable judgement and has a way of looking at things that always inspires me to be better. He has been the most important advisor not only to me but to the Mendi board, and that to me is invaluable. He brings a wisdom and a level of empathy that have formed us as a values first management team. What Nick does better than anyone I have ever encountered is collect all our good intentions and spread out thoughts and shape them into one tangible, unified thought.”

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Savvas Constantindes, Founder

“Andy is a great partner to work with, he created a clear roadmap for us to grow the business, collaborated positively with the leadership team and helped us to look at things from different angles. He is also good fun to work with. I highly recommend Andy to any business, with the ambition to drive their business forward to the next stage.”

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Nick Day, CEO and Owner

“Andy has been a pleasure to work with over the years. He is a trusted partner to the business and a valued member of our Executive Committee. Via his initial work in understanding our business to crafting global marketing strategies and then successfully executing them, his enthusiasm and commitment to produce quality work has given us great confidence in his abilities to drive change and growth in our business.”