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The demands of successful M&A have changed – to be a leader requires mastery of a new task: value creation.

Chris Paxton

EY Asia-Pacific Deals Strategy Leader; Partner, Strategy and Transactions, Port Jackson Partners Pty Ltd.

Advisor to private equity and corporates on deals strategy, commercial due diligence, portfolio company strategy and value creation.

Chris is a strategy and deals advisor with over 20 years work experience supporting clients across Asia and Europe with corporate and business unit strategy, acquisitions, integrations, and restructures.

He has worked on over 250 buy and sell side commercial and due diligence​ engagements for local and international private equity firms and corporate clients across a range ​of sectors in Australia and New Zealand.

Chris received his MBA from Cranefield School of Management and a BA (Hons) in Economics from Royal Holloway, University of London.

How Chris is building a better working world

“I believe that private capital is a fundamental catalyst of constructive change in the global economy and an engine for the rapid implementation of good ESG practices. My role at EY gives me the opportunity to advise leading investors and management teams who are influencing and driving ESG practices through company strategy and execution with great impact.”

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