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Chris Adams

Investment Team


Chris has spent more than 20 years working with companies globally, as a private equity investor, director and advisor.  He has significant experience in consumer products and retail, business services and technology, and general industrials. 

Prior to joining Five V, Chris spent nearly ten years in private equity in Australia, most recently at Adamantem Capital where he was a Managing Director and one of the earliest members of the team, and before this as a Director at Anchorage Capital Partners.  Before moving to private equity, Chris was a Principal at Bain & Company, where he worked predominantly in London and also spent time in the Sydney, Boston and Johannesburg offices.  He started his career at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance in Sydney. 

Chris has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales.