Christopher Parkin

Managing Director

Chris focuses on investments in financial services and consumer companies in Europe.

Chris joined TA in 2006 and has more than 14 years of experience in the private equity industry. During this time, Chris has closed 16 investments for TA totalling more than €5 billion in enterprise value. Chris’s primary focus is on financial services companies, particularly in fund management, wealth management and insurance, as well as on consumer facing business, including education services, consumer goods and retail.

Career Highlights

  • Partnered with management to complete 16 investments totaling over €5 billion in enterprise value
  • Organized multiple successful liquidity events, including trade sales and IPOs across Europe
  • Supported TA’s portfolio companies in completing 12 strategic add-on acquisitions over the last three years

Former Experience

  • Lazard Private Equity – Investment Manager
  • Bain & Company – Manager, Private Equity Group

Education

  • Harvard Business School – MBA
  • Oxford University – BA, with honors, Mathematics

Board Representation

Current

  • Biocomposites
  • Hana Group
  • Inspired
  • Kiwoko
  • Merian (fka Old Mutual Global Investors)
  • PhysIOL
  • Söderberg & Partners
  • Zadig & Voltaire

Active Investor

  • Babilou
  • Odealim Group
  • Solabia Group

Former

  • Cath Kidston
  • DNCA Finance
  • Fotolia Holdings
  • Internationella Engelska Skolan
  • Jupiter Fund Management
  • M and M Direct

Featured Investments

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