Chris Freeburg has over 20 years of experience in private equity investing, investment banking, strategy consulting and executive search. His transaction experience includes investing in and advising companies in the healthcare, manufacturing, business services, technology and consumer/retail industries. He is responsible for originating, executing and managing portfolio investments at Skyline Global Partners. Chris currently sits on the board of Quick Weight Loss Centers.
Prior to co-founding Skyline Global Partners, Chris served as a Vice President with UIB Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm, where he was involved in the sourcing, execution and management of several portfolio companies. He sat on the boards of Victron, Inc. and Open-Silicon, Inc. while at UIB Capital. Prior to that, he served as Vice President with Healthios, Inc., a merchant banking boutique focused on the healthcare sector, where he was involved with over 20 projects totaling $3 billion in enterprise value and $1 billion of equity capital. Prior to Healthios, Chris was an Associate at TA Associates, a leading private equity firm with $16 billion of capital under management. Over $120 million of capital was deployed in the transactions he was involved in and he personally invested in more than 30 deals while at TA. Before joining TA Associates, Chris worked in Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions with the investment bank of Robertson Stephens & Company. While at Robertson Stephens, Chris worked as a critical team member responsible for the firm’s largest client at the time, raising over $1 billion of capital for the company in 24 months. In total, he participated in more than 20 closed transactions during his tenure at Robertson Stephens.
Chris earned his B.A. at Stanford University and his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.