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. In addition, he is on the firm’s Global Strategy Committee and a member of the Fairness Opinion Committee. He markets the firm’s services, manages key client relationships and actively leads all aspects of deal execution for owner-entrepreneurs, private equity firms and publicly traded corporations.
Chris has more than 20 years of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory experience across a variety of industries. His transaction experience includes sell-side and buy-side M&A, cross-border M&A, corporate carve-outs, fairness opinions as well as debt and equity capital raises. Chris supports clients through a deep understanding of their needs and the dynamics driving M&A and the capital markets. Chris has successfully closed more than 100 transactions totaling over $50 billion in value.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Chris held multiple senior-level roles at Lehman Brothers / Barclays Capital, including Head of the 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.
Lincoln International advised Patrick Ta Beauty on receiving a minority growth investment from Stride Consumer Partners
Lincoln International advised SK Capital Partners on the sale of NuCera Solutions to Chase Corporation
Lincoln International has advised Highlander Partners on the sale of QTI Fibers to Norwest Equity Partners
Lincoln International advised Advance Research Chemicals on its sale to Inhance Technologies, a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Partners
Lincoln International has represented Intarome in its merger with Premier Specialties and Fragrance Solutions, supported by investment from The Riverside Company
Lincoln International advised Fortune Screen Printing on its sale to Mad Engine, a portfolio company of Platinum Equity
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that NH Research, Inc. (NHR) has been sold to NI (NASDAQ: NATI)
Perspectives featuring Christopher Petrossian
How Consumer Products & Services Companies Are Viewing M&A Outlook for 2023
In today’s dealmaking environment, uncertainty and caution reign supreme. Consumer confidence has seen declines as high inflation and recession fears dominate. At the same time, investors continue to look for… Read More
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
News & Media featuring Christopher Petrossian
Lincoln International Adds Tosh Dhanalal as Managing Director
Lincoln International, a leading global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Tosh Dhanalal as a Managing Director in the firm’s Consumer Group in Los Angeles.… Read More
TransPerfect | Dynamics Driving Mergers and Acquisitions in the COVID Era
Originally published by TransPerfect on August 13, 2021. The pandemic has really shaken things up, and the ripple effects continue to alter the business landscape. To understand how it’s affecting the… Read More
Meet our Senior Team in Consumer & Industrials
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