Christopher Moynihan is a Director in Solomon’s M&A Group. He joined the firm in 2014.
Christopher has more than 10 years of experience advising both public and private companies on transactions involving acquisitions, divestitures and strategic combinations, including mergers, joint ventures and minority investments across all sectors. He has extensive experience advising family-owned businesses, Trusts & Estates and special committees of boards.
Selected advisory assignments include Wilshire on its acquisition of Lyxor U.S. from Amundi, Patient Funding Alternatives’ majority recapitalization with Leonard Green & Partners, Wilshire’s launch of Wilshire Indexes and its strategic partnership with SGX group and the Financial Times, Propex on its sale to Solmax, fairness opinion to the Board of CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II on its merger with Getty Images, Conair Corporation’s sale to American Securities, CC Capital and Motive Partners’ acquisition of Wilshire Associates, Designer Brands refinancing, Steve Madden’s refinanced credit facility, Stein Mart’s sale to Kingswood Capital (terminated), Hibbett’s acquisition of City Gear, Charming Charlie’s recapitalization of its Senior Secured Credit Facility, Stein Mart’s recapitalization of its ABL Facility, Finish Line’s $558 million sale to JD Sports, Vector Media’s sale to Spire Capital, Finish Line’s divestiture of JackRabbit to CriticalPoint Partners, Quiksilver’s restructuring and sale to Oaktree Capital, RevZilla Motorsports investment from J.W. Childs and Proenza Schouler’s minority sale to Castanea Partners.
Chris holds a BA with concentrations in International Relations and Slavic Studies from Brown University.
Chris is a Committee Member with The Haitian Project, a nonprofit providing education in Haiti, and Vice Chairman of the Associate Board of Working in Support of Education (W!SE), a nonprofit organization that provides financial education, college and career readiness programs and services to students, educators and at-risk adults.
Served as financial advisor to Wilshire on its launch of Wilshire Indexes, and its strategic partnership with SGX group and the Financial Times
Served as financial advisor providing a fairness opinion to the Board of CC Neuberger
Solomon Partners served as financial advisor to Propex on its sale to Solmax
Served as financial advisor to Conair Corporation on its sale to American Securities
Advised Investor Group on its Acquisition of Wilshire Associates
Solomon Partners advised Designer Brands Inc. on a new $400 million ABL and $250 million Senior Secured Term loan.
Advised Steve Madden on its Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility
Served as financial advisor to Hibbett Sports on its acquisition of City Gear