Andrew Braithwaite comes to Cynosure from The Carlyle Group in New York, NY where he spent five years with Carlyle’s Global Financial Services Fund helping source, evaluate and manage investments across two private equity funds. While at Carlyle, Mr. Braithwaite was associated with a number of the firm’s financial services investments and focused on the firm’s investments in asset and wealth management, financial technology, insurance brokerage, specialty finance / depositories and business services. Before joining Carlyle, Mr. Braithwaite was an investment banker with Barclays Capital, working in its Financial Institutions Group.
Mr. Braithwaite has served as a director or observer on numerous company boards including Brand Group Holdings, Inc., Avalon Advisors, Conifer Financial Services and Xenith Bankshares. Mr. Braithwaite graduated summa cum laude from Merrimack College where he received a B.S. in business administration – finance and economics.