Christopher has diverse experience representing top-tier leveraged buyout and private equity funds, fund sponsors and investors, and their portfolio companies.
Chris advises clients on corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, venture capital and private equity financings, joint ventures, and other investment transactions with an emphasis on middle-market transactions. Chris represents financial sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as strategic buyers in connection with mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity financings, and other investment transactions.
Prior to joining Benesch, Chris practiced at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP in New York, New York.
*Matter completed prior to joining Benesch.
- Represented Stonehenge Partners in its sale of its portfolio company, PPM Technologies, a leading manufacturer of high-quality conveying, coating, and thermal equipment, to Duravant LLC (a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus and Carlyle).
- Represented Yusen Logistics in its acquisition of Taylored Services, a multichannel third-party logistics fulfillment organization, from private equity firm Saybrook.
- Represented SC holdings, an investment firm, in its follow-on majority growth investment in Transmit.live, a market-leading streaming advertising technology platform, from an investor group led by a fund managed by LionTree, a global merchant bank with expertise in media and technology.
- Represented SC Holdings and other investors in their purchase of a Major League Pickleball team.
- Represented SC Holdings in its follow-on investment in Transmit.live.
Represented a private equity fund buyer in its acquisition of a provider of sports facilities management and advisory services.
- Represented Lighthouse Behavioral Health Solutions (“Lighthouse”) in its recapitalization by Amulet Capital Partners.
- Represented Persona Signs in receiving a majority investment from Exeter Image Holdings, a portfolio company of Exeter Street Capital Partners.
- Represented Stonehenge Partners in its significant minority investment into a leading consumer brand.
- Represented portfolio company of private equity fund in its add-on acquisition of an intermodal-drayage and brokerage business.