Chris Knaup

Analyst, Europe

Chris joined Results in 2021 from Acuity Advisors, a London based tech boutique, where he was involved in a number of private and public transactions in the technology sector.

Chris graduated with a first-class BEng in Systems & Control engineering from the University of Sheffield and achieved a distinction in his MSc in Economics, Finance & Management from the University of Bristol. During his studies, Chris spent a year abroad at the National University of Singapore and a year in industry with GE Aviation as a Systems Engineer.

Originally from the Netherlands, Chris is fluent in Dutch and English and conversational in Spanish. Chris has a PADI diver license, a bike that is too good for him and limped across the London Marathon in 2019. After watching “Drive to Survive”, he now somewhat follows F1 on the weekends.

Latest Insights

19th October 2021

The Technology Services Perspective – Q3 2021

Deal activity this quarter continues to be driven by strong confidence in acquiring capability in next-gen, modernisation and cloud-first tech stacks, and premium services. Equally, capturing the end-to-end digital transformation value chain continues to be a key M&A theme to become the strategic operator and engineering partner of choice for large-scale budgets. Public tech companies […]

19th October 2021

The Global Technology Market Review – Q3 2021

Deal activity has continued to increase following a strong Q2 and the path to recovery from the global pandemic is increasingly clear on account of re-opening economies, record-breaking stock markets and an abundant supply of cheap capital fueling investor appetite. The technology market remains very strong for M&A and public trading, and optimism for future […]