Charles Armitstead

Charles Armitstead

Principal, Financial, Teneo Blue Rubicon

Charles Armitstead is a Managing Partner with Teneo Strategy, based in London. Mr. Armistead is co-founder of financial communications firm Pendomer, which was acquired by Teneo in 2015.

Mr. Armistead started his career at Financial Dynamics (now FTI) in the late 1990’s, and since then, has been involved with some of the UK’s leading companies, advising on a number of landmark transactions.

Mr. Armistead has specialized in working with large European-based businesses such as HEINEKEN, Ahold and DSM, helping them to expand their profile on the international stage. He spent two years in New York advising U.S. listed companies, as well as multi-national, dual-listed clients. He has also lived in Washington D.C., where he worked in the public affairs arena.

In the wake of the financial crisis, Mr. Armitstead advised on numerous capital restructurings, working with companies such as Dubai World, RUSAL and Endemol through their negotiations with lenders.