Christopher P. Keefe is the leader of Nixon Peabody’s Business & Finance department, a partner in the Corporate practice group and a member of the firm’s M&A and Private Equity teams. In addition, Chris is a member of the Life Sciences and Food, Beverage & Consumer practices. He represents privately held companies and funds in financings, corporate counseling and mergers and acquisitions.Chris is a member of the firm’s Management Committee, which works with firm leaders to execute the strategic plan and oversee day-to-day operations.
For over twenty years, I have represented companies of all stages in the technology, consumer, life sciences and manufacturing verticals, as well as the venture and private equity funds that invest in them. I also represent buyers and sellers in middle-market mergers and acquisitions, as well as sophisticated clients in corporate transactions and strategic relationships. I enjoy a trusted advisor relationship with leading management teams and investors.
While 2020 saw a very strong but disrupted M&A market due to the COVID-19 pandemic, demand at the end of the year was unprecedented and that continues to carry over into 2021. Inflation and tax policy may temper this level of activity as the year progresses, but I do not anticipate the fundamental strength of the market to be materially impacted.
This article covers the selection of Long Island partner Lindsay Maleson as leader of the Healthcare practice. In addition to profiling Lindsay, the article quotes Business & Finance Department head Chris Keefe. Illustrating growth across the Healthcare practice, the article also mentions Long Island Healthcare partner Jason Chimon as a member of NP’s 2023 new partner class, and Los Angeles Complex Disputes partner Jonah Retzinger and Rochester Healthcare counsel Scott Simpson as recent additions to the broader team.
Boston Corporate partner Chris Keefe, head of the Business & Finance Department, is quoted in this article discussing some positive signs in the middle market and why we could be seeing more deals getting done in this space compared with other segments.
Business & Finance Department Head and Boston Corporate partner Chris Keefe is quoted in this article on how the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decisions could potentially impact the M&A market in 2023. Chris explains how the market could be poised for an uptick in deals in response to more favorable interest rate developments.
This article highlights the sale of 14 service stations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Boston Private Clients partner Sarah Connolly and Boston M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Chris Keefe represented the Haffner family in the acquisition.
American University, B.S.B.A., magna cum laude
University of Virginia, J.D.
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