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 is pleased to have advised EMK Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in eGISS A/S from investors and the company's Founder & Chief Executive Officer, who reinvested alongside EMK Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Kerv, a portfolio company of LDC, in raising growth debt financing
Lincoln International has represented Turn/River Capital and the other shareholders of Huddle on its sale to Ideagen plc, a leading supplier of regulatory and compliance software
Lincoln International advised Queen’s Park Equity on making a significant investment in DCSL Software
Lincoln International advised WestBridge on its acquisition of acquired Eque2 from LDC
Lincoln is pleased to announce that Zenitech has been acquired by Sovereign Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised The Good Till Co. Ltd. on its sale to SumUp
Lincoln International has advised Endless in its sale of MTI to Ricoh Company Limited
Perspectives featuring Chris Brooks
The Pulse of Technology: TMT Subsector Investment Opportunities
In today’s digital world, technology has become a critical component of everyday life. Its continuous innovation coupled with its resilient nature have led it to become a focus of investors… Read More
Order Up: Dramatic Change in Consumer Behavior Drives Accelerating Need for Restaurant Technologies
In Q3 2020, Lincoln International introduced Lincoln’s Latest video series. Experts from across industries, services and geographies, sharing perspectives on current trends, recent observations and future outlooks through this quarterly… Read More
Software Financings and the Rise of the Non-Bank Lending Market
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Lincoln International hosted a webinar to discuss the latest trends in software financings. With a shift in the market towards non-bank lenders, software businesses that… Read More
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