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.
Orbis Partners have completed another successful cross-border deal with the sale of AWS Electronics Group to InCap Oyj in conjunction with Clairfield International.
Orbis Partners have completed another high-profile healthcare deal with the sale of Pebbles Care to Ardenton Capital for an undisclosed strategic price.
Orbis has advised the Unsworth Family on their majority investment in Geary’s Bakeries (Geary’s), the UK’s number one artisanal craft bakery.
Orbis has advised on the £15 million management buyout of Nationwide Hire, a leading hire services provider.