Chris Baird

Partner, DLA Piper

Chris Baird has a wealth of experience in M&A and private equity in Africa in a broad range of sectors, including agribusiness, consumer goods, energy & power, financial services, media and technology. Chris led the DLA Piper team advising pan-African FinTech service provider, Celluant Corporation, on its series C equity capital raising from The Rise Fund, Satya Capital and Endeavour Catalyst. The deal was named East Africa Private Equity Deal of the Year in 2018 by DealMakers Africa.