Chris is a founding partner of Orbis and has over 30 years of corporate finance experience.
Chris is the industrials sector lead at Orbis and Clairfield International and has completed over 200 deals in which he has acted as the lead advisor.
Chris has completed a wide range of transactions including MBOs, MBIs, fund raising, acquisition, and disposal work for both privately owned businesses and corporates, including several cross-border transactions. Consequently, Chris has established strong relationships with the leading private equity houses and banks both in the Midlands and on a national basis.
Chris was a key figure in the history of Orbis Partners which you can see in our timeline.
He is also Non-Executive Director at three UK-based industrial businesses.
East Anglia based Weeting Tyres has been acquired by Goodyear Dunlop Tyres UK (Goodyear). Orbis Partners provided both acquisition support and financial due diligence for the deal, reporting into the UK management and the US M&A team for Goodyear.
Orbis Partners hosted a Business Workshop for students taking part in the Young Enterprise Company Programme, a voluntary scheme where student groups create their own company from scratch, helping to build employability and life skills to help students succeed in their future careers.
Birmingham-based Orbis Partners have finalised the sale of The Signis Group (Signis) to Antser Group (Antser), for an undisclosed sum.
The directors of Siamo Group completed a management buy-out of private equity investors Key Capital Partners (KCP) to become independently owned. Orbis Partners completed the financial due diligence for the transaction, reporting directly to Clydesdale Bank.