Throughout my career, I have thoroughly enjoyed helping the innovators and operators behind disruptive technologies thrive and reach life-changing milestones.
Chris is a Managing Director in Lincoln’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group. He covers application software with a focus on vertical applications, particularly in construction and property tech, and more broadly across marketing and sales technologies, commerce enablement, supply chain technologies and human capital management (HCM) technology.
Throughout his career, Chris has gained extensive experience in the TMT industry, including as an operator, enabling him to offer impactful solutions to his clients. His expertise includes advising leading business-to-business (B2B) software companies on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as strategic advisory.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Chris was an Advisor at Spurrier Capital Partners (SCP), that was later acquired by Lincoln in early 2022. Previously, Chris was Director, Digital Product Strategy and Innovation for Ipsos, a leading global research firm. He joined Ipsos through the acquisition of online research firm OTX where he was Director of Innovation and Strategy. Chris previously worked with multiple startups in the digital marketing space.
Chris has a Bachelor of Arts in financial economics from Columbia University.
Lincoln International advised Primus Capital Partners on its sale of Netchex to GrowthCurve Capital
Lincoln International advised Turn/River Capital on the sale of Trakstar to Mitratech, a portfolio company of Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Lincoln International advised Sumeru Equity Partners in its strategic investment in Zappi
Lincoln International advised Unanet, a portfolio company of JMI Equity, on receiving strategic investment from Onex Corporation
Lincoln International has advised Vista Equity Partners on the acquisition of BigTime Software, a portfolio company of Wavecrest Growth Partners
Lincoln International has advised AssureSign on its sale to Nintex, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo
Lincoln International has advised Buildertrend on the acquisition of Co-Construct from Serent Capital
Lincoln International has advised Buildertrend on its sale to Bain Capital and HGGC
News & Media featuring Chris Cavanaugh
Lincoln International Acquires Mumbai-based Valuations Provider, Expanding Presence and Offering in India
Adds 25 professionals to Lincoln’s growing, global Valuations & Opinions Group Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, announced today the acquisition of EthiQuant Analytics Private Limited (EthiQuant), a… Read More
Lincoln International Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Spurrier Capital Partners
Lincoln International, a leading global investment banking advisory firm, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spurrier Capital Partners (SCP), a technology and software-focused investment bank… Read More
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