I enhance my clients’ decision making and governance processes by providing independent and objective financial advice in a highly responsive manner.
Chris is a Managing Director in the New York office of Lincoln International and as a member of the firm’s Valuations & Opinions Group, leads the Fairness and Solvency Opinion Practice. He has over 15 years of experience in advising companies and their boards in the areas of corporate finance, valuation and transaction fairness and solvency. Prior to joining Lincoln International, Chris was a Managing Director in Duff & Phelps’ Transaction Opinions Practice which he joined in 2005.
Chris specializes in providing financial and valuation advice to corporate boards and private equity GPs and the execution of transaction opinions and board advisory valuations. He has executed over 175 fairness and/or solvency opinions in a variety of public and private company transactions, including take-privates, leveraged buyouts, asset sales, reverse mergers, tender offers, related-party transactions, spin-offs, capital raises, recapitalizations, and ESOP transactions. Chris has extensive experience providing fairness opinions and valuation advice in both GP-led secondary fund recapitalizations and other secondary transactions.
Chris holds a Master of Business Administration (with honors) in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and practiced as an engineer with UOP, Nalco-Exxon, and Citgo Petroleum Corporation. Chris holds the Series 7 and Series 63 certifications. He is also a member of the American Society of Appraisers, the ESOP Association, and the Association for Corporate Growth.
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