Chris Allen




Specialising in public and private mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and special situations investments, Chris has a focus on institutional capital and complex governance and investment arrangements.

Chris primarily advises major domestic and global financial sponsors, fund managers and Australian hedge funds. He regularly consults on general corporate, securities law, governance and foreign investment matters.

Key deals

Allegro Funds

Advised Allegro funds on numerous transactions, including its investment in Western Australia's largest private partner radiology business, Perth Radiology Clinic.

PAG Asia Capital

Advised PAG Asia Capital on its convertible note investment in Regional Express Limited.

Affinity Equity Partners

Advised Affinity Equity Partners on its sale of MedicalDirector and its investments in Scottish Pacific, Primo, Tegel and Loscam Holdings.

Pacific Equity Partners

Advised Pacific Equity Partners on a number of matters including the acquisition of Zenith Energy Limited.

Bauer Media Australia

Advised on Bauer Media Australia’s acquisition of the Pacific Magazines business from Seven West Media and the subsequent sale to Mercury Capital.

VGI Partners

Advised on its initial public offering and ASX listing.