Chris Lawrence

Managing Director, HQ Capital

 ChrisLawrenceisaManagingDirector at HQ Capital Private EquitybasedinNewYork. Heisresponsiblefortheentire spectrumofsecondaryinvestment activities. As of December 2017, he has led or participated in 47 completed private equity secondary transactions, representing more than $463 million in total deal volume. He has 25 years of financial services and private equity related work experience, including as an intermediary, direct investor, and in various executive roles at underlying portfolio companies. Most recently, Mr. Lawrence was an operating principal for a portfolio of angel-backed companies in the healthcare, software/services, and manufacturing sectors. His responsibilities included managing all aspects of company-level senior debt, mezzanine, and equity financings. Prior to that, Mr. Lawrence served as a senior operating executive for a Warburg Pincus portfolio company and was a deal leader for a venture capital affiliate of GSC Partners. Mr. Lawrence began his financial services career at Arthur Andersen as a Manager in the Corporate Finance Services division providing advisory services to public and privately held clients. Mr. Lawrence earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BBA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University. 

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