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.
Chris's Case Studies
Orbis have advised the shareholders of The First Class Pet Company (trading as Little BigPaw) on the sale of the business to Petbuddy Group AB, an investor backed group focussed on acquiring and growing premium pet brands.
Orbis advised on the sale of Regis Healthcare, a CAMHS low secure mental health hospital, to Elysium Healthcare.
Orbis has advised Stuart Turner on their strategic acquisition of Aquatronic Group Management (“AGM”), a leading provider of cold-water boosting equipment and services in the UK.
Orbis Partners have advised on the sale of OGL Computer Support and CyberGuard Technologies to Wavenet.