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Chris Donovan

Financial Advisory Head of Private Equity Portfolio

Chris is a Partner in the Deloitte Financial Advisory business and is based in London, where he leads the Private Equity Portfolio team. This cross-discipline team is dedicated to supporting Private Equity Houses and their investments with portfolio optimisation and successful exits via Deloitte’s PE focused value propositions and programmes. Chris also leads a number of key large cap Private Equity house and portfolio relationships for Deloitte.

Previously, Chris was an audit partner for 5 years based in Deloitte’s Private Capital audit business leading large scale audits for PE-backed and Private groups.

With over 21 years' experience of supporting clients across the 5 Deloitte Private segments specifically Private Equity, Family-run & Owner-Managed, Family Office & High Net Worth Individuals, Partnerships and High Growth, Chris’ clients recognise his ability to build trusted relationships and act as a reliable conduit to the rest of Deloitte to bring the depth and breadth of the firm’s expertise to help them create value.

As an Assistant Director, Chris spent a year in Deloitte's M&A business, working on Private Equity and Capital Markets transactions both in the UK and internationally.

Chris trained with Andersen before joining Deloitte in 2003.