Christopher Petrossian

Managing Director
Los Angeles Mergers & Acquisitions Consumer | Industrials +1 (213) 283-3703
Through honest advice, passionate client service and hands-on execution, I strive to deliver outlier results for my clients.

Chris co-heads Lincoln International’s Consumer Group and heads the Los Angeles office. He actively markets the firm’s services, manages key client relationships and leads all aspects of deal execution for publicly traded companies, financial sponsors and their portfolio companies and owner-entrepreneurs.

Chris has over 20 years of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory experience across a variety of industries. His transaction experience includes buy-side and sell-side M&A, cross-border M&A, corporate carve-outs, leveraged buyouts, fairness opinions, and debt and equity capital raises. Chris supports clients through a deep understanding of the business forces driving M&A, including industry consolidation, the need for liquidity and competitive dynamics. Chris has successfully closed over 100 transactions totaling over $50 billion in value.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Chris held various senior-level roles at Lehman Brothers/Barclays Capital, including head of Western Region middle-market group, SVP in the financial sponsors group and VP in M&A.

Chris holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California Los Angeles, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude.

Perspectives featuring Christopher Petrossian

Differentiated Pet Food Brands Fetch High Multiples: Guidance for Sector Entrepreneurs

For investors, the recession resilient nature of the pet sector and its strong performance through multiple economic cycles has long been notable. Most recently, the pandemic solidified the sector’s resilience… Read More

Rethinking the Global Chemicals Supply Chain

The chemicals supply chain has always been global, because certain raw materials can only be sourced from, made in or distributed to certain areas of the world. Chemical manufacturers’ supply… Read More

Global Chemicals Outlook: Strong Momentum Continues

How is 2019 shaping up for Chemicals M&A? There continues to be strong momentum in the chemicals sector, with levels of interest consistent across investor populations. A number of more… Read More

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