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Chris Gregory

Managing Director
Miami Valuations & Opinions +1 (212) 277-8110
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 Lincoln International’s Valuations & Opinions Group and leads the Fairness and Solvency Opinion Practice. He has over 18 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.

Perspectives featuring Chris Gregory

Dividend Recapitalizations: Hit the Market Before M&A Activity Rebounds

Private debt funds have increased their dry power to $506.2 billion and acquisition-related private debt volume has reached all-time lows. As a result, private debt investors have become more aggressive… Read More

Dividend Recapitalization Activity Shows Signs of Renewed Life

The dividend recapitalization market slowed down in 2nd half of 2022 as companies digested rising interest rates. However, in recent months, there has been an uptick in volume as borrowers… Read More

Dividend Recap Activity Reaches All-Time High

What drives this activity and what risks do boards face? As the initial economic fallout from COVID-19 dissipated towards the end of 2020, the drought of dividend recaps in 1H20… Read More

Webinar | Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group: Q1 2021 Private Equity

On Thursday, March 25, 2021, a panel of Lincoln International professionals hosted a webinar discussing the following topics: Private Market Ev Trends Company Performance Trends and 2021 Outlook Market Update… Read More

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News & Media featuring Chris Gregory

Lincoln International adds Chris Croft as Managing Director

Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Chris Croft has joined as a Managing Director and co-head of the transaction opinions team in the… Read More

Lincoln International adds William Epstein as Managing Director

Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce that William Epstein has joined as a Managing Director in the firm’s Valuations & Opinions Group in Los Angeles. William… Read More

Buyouts | How to Enhance the GP-led Secondaries Transaction Process

Originally published by BuyoutsInsider on November 24, 2021.  The GP-led secondaries market is booming and the continuation vehicle structure (GP-led) has unquestionably arrived as a competitive strategic alternative to traditional… Read More

Lincoln International Adds Hardeep Singh as Managing Director

Lincoln International is pleased to announce the addition of Hardeep Singh as a Managing Director in the firm’s Valuations & Opinions Group. Hardeep will be based in Lincoln’s San Francisco,… Read More

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