Companies rely on Chris Balch to guide them through complex mergers and acquisitions and domestic and international financing transactions of all sizes. His clients range in size from startups to publicly traded corporations with multi-billion dollar market capitalizations.
Chris represents venture capital funds, private equity funds, and their portfolio companies in a variety of investment, financing, and strategic transactions. He also acts as outside general counsel to a number of companies advising on a wide range of corporate governance issues and general business matters. His corporate experience spans industries including software and technology, cable and telecommunications, financial services, professional services, manufacturing and consumer products, food and beverage, healthcare, air medical and cybersecurity.
Mr. Balch was named 2016 "Barrister's Best - Mergers & Acquisitions" and 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" by Law Week Colorado. Colorado Super Lawyers consistently recognizes Mr. Balch as a "Super Lawyer" in Mergers & Acquisitions and he is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the categories of Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts, and Private Equity Law. Mr. Balch serves on Holland & Hart's Recruiting Committee, is the hiring partner for the firm's Denver office, and was a recent member of the firm's five-member Management Committee.