Carpenter Farraday

Investment Banking

Our investment banking business covers M&A, ECM, Debt and Restructuring across a wide range of sectors and organisations. Carpenter Farraday consultants have responsibility for defined sectors giving us breadth across products and geographies and depth in sectors such as FIG, Metals and Mining, TMT, Industrials, and Retail and Consumer to name a few.  We work with a select number of investment banks, advisory firms, and sector specialist M&A advisors.  Our areas of specialist coverage include:

We do not advertise any of our projects on our web site or through third parties.  If you would like to discuss your potential career options please contact our Divisonal Director Andrew Lynch.

Andrew Lynch

Head of Investment Banking

Andrew joined Carpenter Farraday in 2012 and heads the investment banking.  He began working in executive search in 1999 and has remained focused on the investment banking and alternative investment areas throughout his career.

Andrew has deep experience in all industry sectors and has completed numerous searches across M&A, Restructuring, Debt and ECM advisory. He has also provided advice to clients in establishing and implementing strategic growth into new product areas and industry and regional coverage, as well as the growth of existing franchises.

Andrew is a graduate in English Literature from the University of Wales.

Lingyi Kong


Lingyi joined Carpenter Farraday in 2017 as a researcher within the Investment Banking and Traditional & Alternative Investments having gained over two years’ experience at an international search firm. Prior to this she worked as a registered interpreter for the public sector.

Lingyi has a Master's degree in Media Studies from the university of Ulster and an undergraduate (first) Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Banking and Finance from Beijing Centre University of Finance and Economics.

Lingyi is a fluent Mandarin speaker.