Chris Bates

Chris Bates
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0523
E: chris.bates@alantra.com

Chris is a Vice President with eight years’ experience in M&A and transaction services.

He works alongside our Partners and Directors to deliver all types of deals including company acquisitions and disposals, management buy-outs (MBOs), fund raisings and strategic reviews, acting for business owners, management teams, corporates and private equity.

Recent deals include the sale of International Dance Supplies, the management buy-out of TTC Group, and advising ConSol Partners on an investment in the business by Empresaria. Chris is also a member of our Consumer sector team.

Chris graduated from Nottingham University with a First Class Honours Degree in Politics and American Studies. He qualified as a chartered accountant at PwC where he was a senior associate in Transaction Services. He is also an Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust and Young Enterprise.

Outside of work Chris is an avid reader, a keen rugby player, football supporter and is a season ticket holder at Chelsea FC.

 

Alantra advises Inflexion and Vivona Brands on sale to Webster Equity Partners

Alantra has advised Inflexion and Vivona Brands (“Vivona”) on the sale of the business to US based private equity firm, Webster Equity Partners.  

Alantra named as ‘European Corporate Finance House of the Year 2019′

Alantra has won the European Corporate Finance House of the Year Award at The Private Equity Awards 2019, hosted by Real Deals. 

Alantra advises Altius on investment by MML Capital Partners

Alantra has advised high-growth data consultancy, Altius, on investment by MML Capital Partners. 

Alantra advises Livingbridge on investment in leading management consultancy

Alantra has advised private equity firm Livingbridge on its investment in Vendigital, leading management consultancy provider. 

Alantra advises ParkJockey on investment from leading technology investment fund and subsequent parking operator acquisitions

Alantra has advised ParkJockey, a provider of a next-generation technology platform aimed at optimising parking real estate, on securing an investment from a leading global technology investment fund.