Chemicals and Materials

With a fully integrated team on four continents, Lincoln International has built a strong global chemicals and materials practice unlike any other in the middle market.

  • 70+ chemicals and materials transactions completed
  • Extensive experience in sell-side and buy-side M&A, cross-border transactions, corporate divestitures, leveraged buy-outs, capital raises and restructuring assignments
  • Exceptional corporate, private equity and private company relationships are constantly enhanced through real-time dialogue
  • Proven access to key decision makers – drives timely decisions
  • Understanding acquirer strategies and behavior – past experience enables us to create options and maximize certainty of closing
  • Expertise in handling complex issues common to chemicals and materials companies, including emerging technologies, raw material sensitivities, legal, environmental and regulatory issues


  • Aromatics, Olefins & Other Petrochemicals
  • Fibers
  • Nylons
  • Organic and Inorganic Chemicals


  • Agrochemicals and Fertilizers
  • Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants
  • Green Chemicals
    • Alcohols
    • Algae
    • Bioplastics, Biopolymers, Biomaterials & Biomass
    • Syngas
  • Minerals and Materials
    • Minerals
    • Specialty, Electronic and Advanced Materials
  • Pigments, Paints and Specialty Inks


  • Basic polymers, Epoxies and Resins
  • Polyesters
  • Plasticizers
  • Industrial Gases
  • Other Diversified


  • Food
  • Flavorings
  • Fragrances
  • Nutrachemicals
  • Pharmaceutical APIs and Intermediates

Chemical Distribution

  • Commodity
  • Specialty
  • Value-added

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