Andrew Hakkarainen

Senior Advisor

Viking Mergers & Acquisitions

Phone: 813-773-3780

Viking Mergers & Acquisitions
1000 N Ashley Drive, Suite 610
Tampa, Florida 33602

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Andrew was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and grew up in Tampa, Florida. He attended Florida State University’s College of Business and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Andrew was a member of the Seminole Student Boosters and various other school organizations and continues to remain involved in alumni activities. During his time at FSU, Andrew discovered his passion for finance, accounting, and business development. Andrew also obtained his Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License.


Upon graduation, Andrew began working in corporate sales and credit management for a Fortune 500 company. Through his experiences working with the company’s upper management, Andrew further enhanced his analytical and problem-solving skills. Andrew had the opportunity to work with many small business owners and through these experiences, he developed a deeper understanding of the challenges that small business owners face and grew his admiration for their dedication and passion for what they do.


Andrew has dedicated himself to expanding his knowledge and capabilities in the M&A industry. By working with lower middle-market companies in various industries, Andrew has enhanced his skills in financial analysis, exit strategy development, business valuations, financial and legal due diligence, and overall business operations. Andrew’s determination and experience has allowed him to understand the importance of his responsibilities and drive his desire to provide the highest level of value to his clients and the Viking M&A team.