Lincoln International Represents Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. in the Sale of the Company to DEKRA
Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, has announced the sale of Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. (“BST” or the “Company”) to DEKRA SE (“DEKRA”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive financial advisor to BST, working closely with BST’s shareholders and management throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.
Thomas Krause, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Chairman of BST commented “through an aggressive, global marketing effort and a strong understanding of BST’s business, Lincoln created a competitive process that provided an attractive valuation for the shareholders and a strong, long-term partner for the business." Dr. Krause added “Lincoln provided expert guidance throughout the sale process that was critical in consummating this transaction."
About Behavioral Science Technology, Inc.
BST is a leading global provider of organizational safety consulting services and widely recognized as the founding provider of behavior-based safety solutions. The Company operates as an expert consultant, working from the C-suite executive and board member levels all the way down to the shop floor, and forms deep partnerships with its clients to bring about long-term culture and leadership changes throughout an organization. BST serves customers globally in oil and gas, transportation, chemicals, utilities, mining, manufacturing, construction, healthcare and other critical industries, with offices on six continents and a consultant base that has worked in more than 60 countries.
DEKRA is one of the world's leading expert organizations. The company currently runs activities in more than 50 countries. Around 28,000 employees are committed to ensuring long-term safety, quality and environmental protection. The DEKRA Business Units "Automotive", "Industrial" and "Personnel" provide professional and innovative services in the fields of vehicle testing, expert appraisals, international claims management, consulting, industrial testing, product testing, certification, environmental protection, qualification as well as temporary work. In 2011, DEKRA generated sales totaling around EUR 2.0 billion.
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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