Beecroft and Rayner join from Aon


Guy Carpenter has appointed Andrew Beecroft and Paul Rayner as managing directors of GC Securities, effective from today. 

The duo will be based in London.

Beecroft will head the mergers and acquisitions team and he and Rayner will report to GC Securities’ head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Des Potter.

Prior to joining GC Securities, Beecroft and Rayner were senior members of Aon Benfield Securities. 

Guy Carpenter vice-chairman David Priebe said: “We are delighted that Andrew and Paul have joined Guy Carpenter. They both have proven track records in working closely with clients and investors to plan, structure and execute merger and acquisition and capital raising transactions.

“They will be a valuable addition to the GC Securities team and enhance the firm’s ability to assist our clients with their growth plans and become their most trusted strategic advisor.” 

Potter said: “I am really pleased that Andrew and Paul have each agreed to join us at Guy Carpenter to build a market leading financial advisory business for the benefit of our clients. They are both talented individuals with valuable recent transaction experience and a combination of technical competence and specialist insurance industry knowledge that rarely exists in corporate finance.”