27 Nov 2019
Sandra Bowhay joins Pöyry Capital
Sandra Bowhay has been appointed Managing Director and Co-Head of Forest Industry & Packaging at Pöyry Capital. She joins from HSBC where she was responsible for the bank’s paper and packaging sector coverage worldwide. Previously she worked for Barclays where she was responsible for sector coverage in the Nordic region. Sandra will work alongside Cele Moncayo, Head of Forest Industry & Packaging Coverage at Pöyry Capital.
Founded 20 years ago, Pöyry Capital is a sector-focused M&A advisory business, the investment banking arm of AFRY (previously ÅF Pöyry). Pöyry Capital has the largest dedicated forest products investment banking advisory team in London, managing transactions across the value chain including timberland, wood products, biomaterials, pulp, paper and packaging. Over the past three years the firm has advised on 18 completed transactions in five continents for clients from Europe and beyond.
Cele Moncayo said: “We are delighted that Sandra is joining us. Our paper & packaging franchise has grown substantially in recent years and today we are one of the leading advisers by volume of deals in the European market. I very much look forward to working with Sandra who has an outstanding reputation in our sector.”
Tom Blake, Managing Partner of Pöyry Capital, said: “Clients are placing increasing value on senior level advice from people who can talk their language. Sandra is a sector expert trusted by clients around the world. AFRY’s vision is “Making Future - providing leading solutions for generations to come”. We could not be more excited that Sandra will be providing that leadership at Pöyry Capital.”