CHRIS BARBUTO has significant experience with complex cross-border transactions, “carve-out” dispositions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. Chris has also advised clients on several antitrust “remedy” M&A transactions.
Chris was with GE for nine years prior to joining Sidley. During his tenure at GE, Chris had significant roles in some of GE’s most noteworthy M&A matters, including GE’s sale of its Global Plastics business to Saudi Arabia Basic Industries for US$11.6 billion and its investment in and worldwide alliance with China’s XD Electric Group. Chris spent four years with GE Capital’s Energy Financial Services business, where he handled numerous infrastructure, energy, project finance, M&A, and “clean tech” venture capital transactions.
Prior to joining GE, Chris was an associate at a large international law firm where he practiced in the areas of M&A and securities law in New York and Paris.
Chris has passed Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Program.