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Chris Bailey-Gates is a Portfolio Manager for RiverRock European Opportunities Fund.


From 2011 to 2014, Chris was the General Counsel and Compliance Officer of RiverRock.  In that role Chris was responsible for all legal matters related to the firm and its businesses including the structuring and negotiation of fund investments and the firm’s public and private equity products..

From 2007 to 2011, he worked in London, Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong for the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright LLP as a member of the firm’s US corporate finance team.

From 2002 to 2007, Chris worked in San Francisco for the law firm Cooley LLP as a member of the firm’s business department. While in legal practice Chris gained considerable experience advising on international securities transactions, including initial public and rights offerings, off-market trades and venture capital financings, as well as change-of-control transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, tender offers and asset purchases. Chris has represented leading global investment banks, private equity firms, and issuers on transactions in the United States, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Russia, continental Europe and the United Kingdom.

Chris Bailey-Gates has a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles and a B.S. from Santa Clara University.