Chris Lewis

Partner, Europe
Technology

Chris brings more than 20 years technology M&A and fundraising experience having started his career in the height of the DotCom boom, and joined Results in 2014 after working with entrepreneurs, investors and corporates across software, technology services, and cyber security at JPMorgan, KPMG and Arma Partners.

In his spare time Chris enjoys spending time with his family, running, cycling, and is a long-time supporter of Torquay United.

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Latest Insights

Reports
4th May 2022

The CyberScope – Q1 2022

Despite a backdrop of some macroeconomic uncertainty, the first quarter of 2022 started strong with 52 M&A transactions, representing a 41% increase from Q1 last year, as the security sector again proves its strong resilience. Google’s $5.4Bn acquisition of cloud and managed cybersecurity provider, Mandiant, very clearly demonstrated the opening of a new front in […]

Reports
4th May 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – Q1 2022

Despite a backdrop of some macroeconomic uncertainty, private M&A activity within the global technology market saw a record quarter for deal volumes. This was delivered on the back of continued adoption of cloud technologies, increased focus on strategic tuck-ins, investment into hybrid work environments and software vendors seeking to deepen their security posture. As public […]

Reports
1st February 2022

The CyberScope – FY 2021

Cyber security became a top priority for CEOs and world leaders in 2021, fuelled by a rise in nation-state attacks and ransomware. An evolving cyber threat landscape coupled with a growing skills shortage in the sector has required organisations to urgently invest and scale their security systems and processes. 2021 finished strongly with 183 transactions, […]

Reports
1st February 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – FY 2021

Deal activity for 2021 has been strong – the acceleration of digital transformation at the onset of Covid-19 pandemic to drive enterprise protection, solve global supply chain challenges and strengthen multi-cloud capabilities drove investors to pay premium multiples for both innovative startups and dominant incumbents. Public markets were increasingly active too as 2021 marked the […]

Reports
19th October 2021

The CyberScope – Q3 2021

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to see more companies using applications deployed on the cloud and an increasing need for cloud security and zero-trust network access solutions. Expansion of attack surfaces, sophisticated ransomware attacks and publicised security incidents continue to accelerate demand for next-gen security and proactive risk management. Q3 2021 finished strongly with […]

Reports
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 […]

Reports
19th July 2021

The Global Technology Market Review – Q2 2021

As we predicted in Q1, deal activity has continued to increase in Q2 and the technology market remains very strong for M&A and public trading and optimism for future growth remains very healthy across all the technology sectors we track. M&A continues to be driven by strong levels of investment by private equity (directly and […]

Reports
28th January 2021

The Global Technology Market Review – 2020

Deal activity and valuations in the technology sector were robust in Q4, counteracting the short, sharp decline in the first six months of the year and making 2020 a stronger year than expected across all the tech sectors we track. Deal activity has been driven by publicly listed strategic buyers, who continue to look to […]

Insights
11th August 2020

Navigating the transaction environment during COVID-19

Whilst the world around us has become unusually uncertain in the last few months, transactions in the European technology sector have continued to be completed and often at strong valuations. Business leaders have one eye on the immediate impact of the pandemic, and one eye tentatively looking to the future. Consequently, transactions remain high on […]