Christopher Priebe | Principal
Chris has over 10 years’ experience sourcing, evaluating, structuring, executing and monitoring investments and transactions in the private equity, venture capital and emerging markets project finance spaces. Prior to joining Cebile Capital in 2014, Chris was a deal captain with leading US-based private equity advisory firm, Hamilton Lane, responsible for ex-USA investing for the top performing Co-Investment II and Secondaries II funds.
Previously, on behalf of frontier emerging markets specialist investment bank, Exotix, Chris led the advisory / arranging of the debt financing of Jabal Salab, a zinc oxide mine and processing facility located in the Yemen. Chris has also successfully invested in post bubble technology and telecoms venture opportunities in the USA and Europe with the OM Technology Investment Fund (Dresdner-sponsored) and arranged and executed on numerous asset sales for Dresdner Kleinwort’s Institutional Restructuring Unit, where he had additional responsibilities as Risk Manager. Chris graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in economics, was awarded an MSc in finance from London Business School, and trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. His early career was as an equities analyst covering the capital goods sector.