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.
Lincoln International represented The Starco Group in its sale of API Automotive Products, Inc. (d.b.a. BlueDevil Products and PJ1 Motorsports) to Highline-Warren
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Mad Engine, LLC in securing a controlling investment from Platinum Equity
Lincoln advised investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) and worked closely with the Manna Pro Products team throughout the sale process
Lincoln International advised Able Freight Services, Inc. in securing an investment from Equity Group Investments, Sam Zell’s private investment firm
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Micross Components, a portfolio company of Insight Equity, strategically combines with Corfin Industries
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Green Fiber International was sold to Indorama Ventures Holdings LP
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of Environmental Lights to Pfingsten Partners
Lincoln International has advised NCH Corporation in the sale of Hero Pet Brands to Manna Pro, a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Perspectives featuring Christopher Petrossian
Rethinking the Global Chemicals Supply Chain
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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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