Andrew Clapp - Senior Advisor
Andrew Clapp, Senior Advisor, joined SHG in 2016. Andy has more than 30 years of experience in consulting, investment banking and investing in companies. Andy is also Managing Partner of Arctaris Capital Partners, Boston, which provides innovative royalty mezzanine funding to middle market companies.
Prior to joining SHG, Andy co-founded Arctaris Income Fund, and Brook Venture Fund, a $100M SBIC. Before that, he managed the sell-side practice at Downer & Co., a Boston and Paris based transatlantic M&A firm. Previously, he was President of Equifax Research, a division of Equifax, and Manager of the Corporate Development Practice at Arthur D. Little where he managed the firm’s Security Industry practice. Concurrently, he founded and managed a family of publications focusing on the mergers & acquisition industry which was acquired 12 years later by a division of Thompson Group. He has experience in a broad range of industries including internet, software, telecommunications, clean tech, financial services, electronics and various manufacturing industries. He began his career at GE’s Aircraft Engine Group in Massachusetts.
Andy is a mentor with MassChallenge, a member of the Small Business Association of New England, and founder of the Boston chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. He has authored several white papers on royalty funding and raising capital, and is a frequent speaker. He has served on the boards of several companies.
Andy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Clarkson University and an MBA from Tuck School at Dartmouth College.
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