Chris Nilan

Managing Director – Investments
Equity Group Investments

Chris evaluates new investment opportunities and manages existing assets. He serves on the boards of several EGI portfolio companies, including Alpine Energy Capital, LLC, an energy investment management platform for direct investor access to oil and gas opportunities; LPC Conservation LLC, a conservation bank; and Crystal Equity Energy, LLC, a non-operated Bakken oil and gas producer. He also oversees our investments in Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., an owner and operator of energy and infrastructure business, and Dairy Farms NZ Limited, an owner of dairy farmland in New Zealand. Prior to joining EGI in 2010, Chris served as an Associate at The Circumference Group, and worked on a variety of investing and consulting opportunities. He also served as an investment banking analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at Bank of America where he was involved in a variety of capital market transactions including leveraged buyouts, corporate-to-corporate acquisitions, balance sheet restructurings and other debt financing activities. Chris graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University with a BS in Finance.