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.
Lincoln International advised Chiltern Capital on the sale of VIMA Group to KBR
Lincoln International is delighted to have represented IK Partners on its acquisition of Truesec from Sobro
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Advent International and Eurazeo on their acquisition of Swiss-based Datatrans
Lincoln International is delighted to have represented Circle IT Solutions Limited on its sale to Arrow Business Communications Limited, a portfolio company of MML Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of telexiom GmbH to Qualitest Group, a portfolio company of Bridgepoint
Lincoln International represented the shareholders of Epsilon Global Communications on its sale to KT Corporation and Daishin Private Equity
Lincoln International advised EMK Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in eGISS
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Kerv, a portfolio company of LDC, in raising growth debt financing
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