Christopher Babick

Director, Senior Credit Private Markets Group, Manulife Investment Management


Chris is responsible for originating and evaluating investment opportunities in support of the acquisition and growth capital needs of the firm’s private equity clients. Prior to joining the firm, he spent five years at THL Credit Advisors, where he served as team lead of the Midwest region and was responsible for origination, underwriting, capital markets, and portfolio management activities across multiple product solutions, including first-lien, second-lien, unitranche, and mezzanine credit products. Before that, Chris worked at J.P. Morgan, where he provided leveraged finance structuring and syndication executions for Midwest clients, and Goldman Sachs, where he provided merger-and-acquisition advisory and corporate finance services to the industrial and consumer/retail groups.

  • Education: B.S., Business Administration, B.A., History, University of California at Berkeley; M.B.A., University of Virginia–Darden School of Business
  • Joined the company: 2018
  • Began career: 1998




Service Languages

  • English