Christian W. Fabian focuses his practice on US and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and securities law matters. He represents private equity sponsors and international businesses in US and cross-border M&A transactions, including public and private mergers, tender offers, stock and asset acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He advises clients regarding private equity investments, exits, rollover transactions, recapitalizations, private placements and corporate governance.

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  • Represented Equity International and the founders of Valores Integrales Inmobiliarios, S.A. dev C.V. in a SPAC transaction with Promecap Acquisition S.A.B. de C.V.*
  • Represented Equity International in its private equity investment in ARG Realty Group, a commercial real estate company based in Buenos Aires, Argentina*
  • Represented Equity International in its private equity investment in Grupo Acosta Verde, a developer, owner and manager of shopping centers in Mexico*

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  • BTI M&A Client Service All-Stars, 2015 to 2017, 2019, 2021
  • Chicago Magazine Law & Politics, Illinois Super Lawyer, 2013 to 2017, 2019, 2021


  • Chicago Council on Global Affairs
    • President’s Club, member
    • Emerging Leaders Class of 2016, fellow, 2015 to 2016
  • ABA Committee on Venture Capital and Private Equity, member
  • ABA Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions, member
  • ABA Business Law Section, member
  • University of Detroit School of Law, Dean’s Advisory Board, member, 2005 to 2017


University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1994
Oakland University, BSE, 1990