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 and telecom (TMT) efforts in the UK, focusing on the origination and execution of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He advises middle 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 middle 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 middle market and global telecoms and hosting activities. Prior to C&W, Chris was with Rothschild for 12 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 Bridgepoint Development Capital on a strategic investment in Kerv Group
Lincoln International advised Bridgepoint Development Capital on its acquisition of Ports Group from Priveq
Lincoln International advised KLAR Partners on its investment in hallo, a portfolio company of Vortex Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised Amber Infrastructure on the sale of NextGenAccess to ITS Technology Group, a portfolio company of Aviva
Lincoln International advised Souter Investments and RJD Partners on the sale of Stone Technologies Group to Converge Technology Solutions
Lincoln International advised Chiltern Capital on the sale of VIMA Group to KBR
Lincoln International advised Telrad on its sale to Liquid Intelligent Technologies a subsidiary of Econet
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Lincoln International adds Lalit Kasat as Managing Director in London
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Lincoln International adds Julian Moore as Managing Director in London
Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Julian Moore has joined as a Managing Director in the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group in London.… Read More
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