Chris is an associate director at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in New York. He is part of the firm’s documentation team and is responsible for facilitating transactions through market research, buyer list generation, valuations, pitch design and the completion of client documentation. He has extensive experience in M&A transactions within the traditional media industry as well as TMT sub-sectors, including digital media, fintech, education technology, data & information services, SaaS and healthcare technology. A recent transaction he was involved in was the sale of TechMedia to Naylor Association Solutions.
Prior to joining the firm, Chris was an analyst at Cadmon Advisory, a boutique equity capital markets advisory firm based in Melbourne, Australia. He was responsible for the production of all client documentation and also worked alongside members in the research team. He contributed to the completion of several transactions, both pre-IPO and IPO, in various sectors, including technology, data center services and waste management. Previously, Chris gained experience working in wealth management at Shaw & Partners, one of Australia’s largest stockbroking firms. He graduated from Monash University, where he completed a Bachelor of Business, majoring in banking and finance.