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- B.A., Business Management Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz
- B.A., Psychology (Honors), University of California, Santa Cruz
- Certified Public Accountant, California and New York
- Corporate Finance
- Private Equity Advisory
- Transaction Advisory
Chris Lee is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Mr. Lee is a member of the Transaction Services practice. He has more than ten years of professional experience, advising on M&A transactions and providing financial due diligence to private equity and corporate clients.
Mr. Lee has extensive diligence experience across the technology, software/SAAS, technology enabled business services, media, advertising, sports entertainment, pharmaceutical, retail, industrial products and consumer goods industries, among many others. He has worked on deals covering the full spectrum of transaction types (e.g., buy-side, sell-side, majority/minority stakes, PIPEs, etc.), with valuations from less than $10 million to more than $1 billion.
Mr. Lee’s expertise encompasses quality of earnings analysis, profitability analysis, net working capital and net debt analysis, review of financial projections, cash flow modeling and purchase agreement advice.
Apollo Capital Management, Investcorp, Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe, Searchlight Capital, Spectrum Equity, The Blackstone Group, Catterton Partners, Kohlberg & Company, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Jarden, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Warner Music Group, CA Technologies and Cognizant are counted among Mr. Lee’s clients.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Lee was a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Deals practice in New York, co-directing the Technology Industry Financial Diligence group. In addition, he focused activities in PwC’s Media & Entertainment and Private Equity Service industry groups. Before that, Mr. Lee was a Senior Associate in PwC’s Silicon Valley Technology and Venture Capital Audit group.
Mr. Lee received a dual B.A. in Business Management Economics (Highest Honors) with a focus in Accounting,, and a B.A. in Psychology (Honors) with an Industrial Organizational focus from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He was recognized as the recipient of the Adlai Stevenson College Distinguished Education and Service Award. Mr. Lee is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of California and New York.