Andrew Simkin

Andrew founded Argent Partners in 2002. He was European Head of Metals & Mining in Deutsche Bank's Corporate Finance Division from 1998 until 2001, having specialised in the mining and metals processing sector from 1995. He worked for Deutsche Bank for 12 years, having joined Morgan Grenfell's Mergers & Acquisitions Division in 1989. Andrew qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers and Lybrand and has a BSc (Chemical Engineering).

Robert Butler

Robert joined Argent Partners in 2008. He previously worked in Ernst & Young’s Valuation and Business Modelling group, where he specialised in financial modelling, providing modelling services to clients in support of potential corporate activity. Robert qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte and has an MA and MPhil in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge.