Evaluate, partner, invest and support.


At Lioncourt we have a proven strategy of identifying, acquiring and transforming mid-market businesses.

We specialise in creating unique opportunities where capital and experience are harnessed to create lasting value for all stakeholders.

We provide our investee companies with the patient capital and strategic insight they need to successfully grow and develop their businesses.

Our goal is to build successful enterprises, both now and in the future.

David and Michael’s vast experience in the world of corporate finance make them invaluable when considering acquisitions in related markets.
— Karen Watson, The Real Experience Group CEO


David Andrews

After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse, David went on to hold a variety of senior positions in the financial services sector including Head of Group Development with Bank of Ireland, and Head of Corporate Development with Woodchester Investments. 

In 1998 he co-founded Lioncourt, and is currently a Director of a number of its investee companies including The Real Experience Group and Valeo Foods, as well as being Chairman of Lioncourt Homes, the Beechfield Nursing Home Group and Elysian Collection GmbH.

Outside of Lioncourt, David is Chairman of LauraLynn, Ireland’s Childrens’ Hospice, which offers care to children with life limiting conditions.

e — dandrews@lioncourt.ie
p — (01) 207 1574


Michael Tunney

After qualifying as an accountant with Touche Ross, Michael held a number of senior positions in AIB. These included responsibility for Foreign Direct Investment, largely based on the West Coast of the United States, together with other senior roles in Corporate Banking.

Michael was Managing Director of Woodchester Investment Bank as well as a Director of GE Capital and Investec, where he had responsibility for Corporate Banking, Private Banking and Risk Management.

In 1998 he co-founded Lioncourt, and is currently a Director of a number of its investee companies including Lioncourt Homes. Michael is also Chairman of The Real Experience Group.

e — mtunney@lioncourt.ie
p — (01) 207 1574


William Atkinson

William joined Lioncourt in December 2015 from IBI Corporate Finance. Prior to IBI, William gained experience in leveraged finance and corporate banking with Bank of Ireland. William holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Management, a master’s degree in Finance and is a Chartered Accountant with the ACCA.

William works on origination, due diligence and portfolio management.

e — watkinson@lioncourt.ie
p — (01) 207 1574