Founder | Director
Chris is the founder of Impact Ventures Limited. Having previously worked in the Investment Banking team at First NZ Capital, Chris has significant experience across a range of M&A, capital raising and strategic advisory roles, completing transactions for some of New Zealand’s leading companies, across a broad range of sectors.
Chris has also acted as an adviser for the philanthropic investment fund, NEXT Foundation, and was recently inducted as a fellow in the inaugural cohort of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship Programme.
Through Impact Ventures, Chris is a founding member and partner in the Impact Enterprise Fund, New Zealand’s first impact investing fund. He also acts as an adviser to a range of companies in strategic and corporate finance advisory roles.
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Select Transaction Experience
Mergers and Acquisitions: Synlait's acquisitions of Talbot Forest Cheese and the NZ Dairy Company, Riverside PE’s sale of Simcro, Bapcor’s acquisition of Hellaby, MTA’s sale of VTNZ, Fletcher Building’s sale of Rocla Quarry Products
Initial Public Offerings: NZ King Salmon, Scales Corporation, Oceania Healthcare, Z Energy
Capital Raisings: SKYCITY Entitlement Offer, Kiwi Property Entitlement Offer, Precinct Properties Entitlement Offer, Refining NZ Placement and SPP
Corporate Advisory: A range of advisory roles for clients including: Synlait, Scales Corporation, Fletcher Building, Auckland Airport, SKYCITY, Mighty River Power, and Tainui Group Holdings.