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Chris Areson

Head of Secondaries (Americas) at Credit Suisse


Chris leads the US Secondary Advisory business at Credit Suisse. With over 10 years’ experience in the secondary private equity space, Chris has advised on a wide array of transactions for both limited partner and general partner clients, including LP portfolio sales, whole fund liquidity options, ‘stapled’ primary deals, team spin-outs and structured transactions. Chris joined CS in 2004 and previously worked as a project manager in the primary placement and due diligence verticals for the CS Private Fund Group in both New York and London. Prior to joining CS, he worked as an economic consultant for Marsh & McLennan Companies. Chris holds a BA in Economics from Yale University.

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