Lincoln International hires Simon Davis as Managing Director in its London Office to further grow its Industrials M&A business in the UK and Internationally
Lincoln International, the leading independent global mid-market investment bank, is delighted to announce that Simon Davis has joined the firm as a Managing Director specialising in Industrials M&A. Simon has considerable experience executing deals in this sector both in the UK and the US including numerous cross-border M&A transactions for corporate clients and leading private equity groups. Simon will be based in Lincoln International’s London office where he will work with Julian Tunnicliffe and seven other professionals in the UK Industrials team and over 80 industrials bankers globally.
Prior to joining Lincoln International, Simon worked in KPMG’s UK corporate finance team, advising clients on a variety of mid-market M&A transactions.
During his time at KPMG, Simon focused on the Industrials sector and helped develop the firm’s cross-border M&A business. Simon’s extensive Industrials experience spans multiple sub-sectors including: capital goods; building products; and test, inspection and certification services.
Simon has over 15 years of M&A experience and will focus on generating cross-border transactions in the Industrials sector. His recent experience includes advising Spectris plc on its acquisition of Sixnet LLC and advising LGV Capital on its sale of LGC to Bridgepoint.
Simon commented “I am delighted to have joined Lincoln International. I was particularly attracted by Lincoln’s global reach and strong Industrials sector heritage which in combination have produced an impressive track record of cross-border Industrial transactions. I look forward to being a part of Lincoln’s global Industrials team and contributing to its continued success.”
Jim Lawson, Chairman of Lincoln International commented, “Simon is a tremendous addition to the firm. He brings the additional experience, skills and relationships to further deepen our Industrials sector presence both in the UK and internationally.”
Darren Redmayne, UK CEO of Lincoln International added, “We are excited to have Simon join our London office. He brings strong experience across a broad range of sub-sectors within the Industrials space and deep relationships across both the US and Europe that will be valuable to our clients.”
Since being launched in 2008, the London office of Lincoln International now comprises approximately 30 professionals including eight Managing Directors spanning M&A, Debt Advisory and Pensions Advisory services.
About Lincoln International
Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services, debt advisory services, private capital raising and restructuring advice on mid-market transactions. Lincoln International also provides fairness opinions, valuations and pension advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. With twelve offices (three in the Americas, two in Asia, and seven in Europe) and strategic partnerships with leading institutions in China and Korea, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in the key global economies. The firm provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at www.lincolninternational.com.
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