Chris Legg serves as a Senior Managing Director at Progress Partners and as a General Partner at Progress Ventures, the firm’s venture capital arm.
He works with companies to develop strategic partnerships, and organize and act upon merger and acquisition strategies. Areas of particular focus include emerging growth technology sector.
Chris has spent more than 20 years working with growth equity companies, and he previously held similar investment roles at Tandem Expansion Fund and Argo Global Capital. He also has extensive international investing experience having spent considerable stages of his career or made investments in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Prior to his experience as an investor, he held senior roles Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch as an investment banker. Chris has direct experience and involvement both as an advisor and investor with 35 liquidity events, including acquisitions and IPOs, and has raised over $500M in private equity for a variety of high-growth companies.
Chris holds a BCOMM. with High Distinction from Queen¹s University and an MBA in accounting and finance from Harvard Business School.