Andrew Probert is a managing director in the Transaction Advisory Services practice and leads the firm’s global accounting structuring offering, based in the London office. Andrew has over 20 years of experience working on a variety of projects to support a range of corporate transactions, including M&A, securitizations (traditional and synthetic), debt-to-equity swaps, capital reorganization, returns of value, exit strategies including initial public offerings and joint venture arrangements.
 
Andrew leads accounting structuring/support on financial buy-side and vendor due diligence engagements across many industries and geographies. He has advised clients on complex accounting and practical issues for financial instruments under IFRS and IFRS conversions for a number of companies and financial institutions.
 
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Andrew was an associate partner at Ernst & Young (EY) focused on designing optimal deal structures and delivering deal value for a wide range of clients and industries. Prior to his tenure with EY, he spent over 14 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Andrew is a subject matter expert on IFRS 3 (Business Combinations); IFRS 10 (Consolidated Financial Statements); IAS 32, 39 and IFRS 9 (Financial instruments). His work often involves liaising with senior client management, other advisors, corporate lawyers and legal counsel.

Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in maths with accounting from the University of Exeter and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

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