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SANNE appoints M&A director

SANNE, a provider of alternative asset and corporate administration services, has appointed Michael Riley as Director, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). 

Based in SANNE’s London office, Riley will be responsible for leading the company’s inorganic and M&A growth strategy across SANNE’s global business. 

Riley has more than 15 years’ experience executing transactions in the financial services sector on both the buy side and sell side in the mid-market across the UK, Europe and internationally. Michael brings extensive experience gained within investment banking and mid-market advisory firms within the financial services sector. Prior to joining SANNE, he was a Director within the Financial Services M&A team at KPMG for nine years working on a wide range of transactions for financial services clients with a specific focus on the UK wealth management and international fund and corporate administration sectors.

Martin Schnaier, Chief Executive Officer at SANNE, says: “We are delighted to welcome Michael to SANNE. He brings extensive M&A, debt and equity capital markets experience, as well in-depth knowledge of the international financial services sector. I look forward to working with him and the existing senior management team of SANNE to continue to drive growth across our global business.”

Riley adds: “I have known SANNE for a number of years and watched it successfully grow and go from strength to strength. I’m delighted to have the opportunity to lead SANNE’s M&A strategy and to play a part in the company’s continuing success. In joining the business, I am really excited to be part of SANNE’s ongoing journey and I look forward to helping to support its continued growth and ultimately achieving the firm’s global aspirations.”

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