Chris Brooks

Chris Brooks

Managing Director
London Mergers & Acquisitions Technology, Media & Telecom +44 20 7632 5248
I deliver a hands-on approach to provide strategic advice to my clients throughout the transaction and beyond.

Chris leads the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) efforts in the UK, focusing on the origination and execution of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He advises mid-market, owner-managed businesses and private equity owned-businesses on M&A and raising of equity finance. Chris works with U.K. domestic and international businesses and leverages Lincoln’s global reach to achieve success in cross-border transactions.

Chris has developed a deep understanding of the TMT industry over the last 20 years. Chris supports companies seeking to capitalize on rapid change and advancement in the TMT sector through capital raise or accelerating growth through acquisitions. Chris is particularly active in ICT and software.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Chris was a managing director at Oakley Advisory Limited, working on mid-market TMT transactions. Beforehand, Chris was corporate development director at Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc, where he was responsible for the execution of the demerger from Cable & Wireless plc, and the subsequent focus on mid-market and global telecoms and hosting activities. Prior to C&W, Chris was with Rothschild for twelve years in M&A in London and Sydney.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts (with honors) from the University of Nottingham. He is a qualified chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Perspectives featuring Chris Brooks

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As organizations focus on attracting and retaining top talent, C-Suite executives turn to innovative and intelligent Human Capital Management (HCM) technology solutions to engage, optimize, improve and retain their workforce.

Managed Security Service Providers Combat Sophisticated Cybercriminals

The global cybersecurity market has grown tremendously—from $4 billion in 2004 to more than $120 billion in 2017. The Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) market is no exception—it is expected to grow […]

Key Trends in Cybersecurity Dealmaking

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