2017 General News

General News - 2017

Lincoln International is pleased to announce the addition of Roger Knight to the firm’s New York office in the Technology, Media and Telecom (“TMT”) Group.

Lincoln was recognized in the Chicago Tribune’s 8th Annual Top Workplaces special report, released on November 10th. This special report recognizes the most dynamic and supportive Chicago companies.

Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce the addition of Carrie Grapenthin to lead the firm’s global brand and marketing strategy efforts. Carrie brings significant experience and expertise garnered over nearly 20 years in professional services and global corporate organizations.

Lincoln International is proud to announce Janki Gandhi’s inclusion on Women’s Wear Daily’s (“WWD”) “Top 40 Industry Leaders Under 40” which is comprised of designers and executives recognized as visionaries in the fashion, beauty and retail industries. Janki continues to impress, having been named one of Mergers & Acquisitions’ 2017 Most Influential Women in Middle-Market M&A, and nominated again for this great honor in the 2018 listing. Janki joined Lincoln International in 2016 as a Managing Director in Lincoln’s Consumer Group. Since her arrival, Janki has been essential in leading the Group’s focus in fashion, accessories and beauty.

  • Quarterly index provides a unique measurement of changes in enterprise value of private middle market companies
  • Provides a key benchmarking tool for private equity sponsors and institutional investors
  • The Lincoln MMI shows high correlation to public U.S. stock markets but less volatility

Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), the leading global, middle market investment bank, today announced the launch of the Lincoln Middle Market Index (“Lincoln MMI” or “Index”). The Lincoln MMI is the only index that tracks changes in the enterprise value of U.S. privately held middle market companies and is formulated to increase the transparency in closely-held companies largely owned by private equity firms. Lincoln will be updating the Index each quarter.

Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, proudly announced today that Alex Masters has joined the firm’s London office. Alex will serve as Head of Lincoln’s Consumer Group in the U.K., expanding the firm’s presence in the Consumer sector within the U.K. market.

Lincoln International ("Lincoln"), a leading global, mid-market investment bank, proudly announced today that Matthew Lee has joined the firm’s London office and will serve as Head of Healthcare in the U.K. to establish Lincoln’s position in the Healthcare sector within the U.K. market. This further enhances Lincoln’s leading Global Healthcare Group which has over 20 dedicated senior sector experts across across North America, Europe and Asia. He will focus on origination and execution of merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, working closely with colleagues across Lincoln’s 19 offices in 14 countries to increase the firm’s cross-border deal delivery capabilities.

Lincoln International is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of our 2017 Global Annual Meeting. Invited to this meeting were all staff in all offices. By bringing in our staff from across the world for several days, we were able to further strengthen our global culture, connectivity and effectiveness. The meeting this year was held in Washington D.C. and concluded with our “Lincoln’s Got Talent Competition”

Lincoln International announces today the opening of a San Francisco Bay area office led by Managing Director and Co-head of Lincoln’s TMT group, William Bowmer. Mr. Bowmer is a twenty-year veteran of Lehman Brothers/Barclays Capital who brings to Lincoln deep relationships with key TMT-focused venture capital and private equity funds, and public and private TMT companies. Mr. Bowmer began his career with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom as a lawyer, first in New York and then Hong Kong. He then joined UBS’s investment banking practice before moving to Lehman Brothers in 1997, both in Hong Kong. In 2004, Mr. Bowmer relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area and has since been focused on TMT. As a result, he has developed both valuable contacts and a deep understanding of the San Francisco Bay area, while maintaining a global perspective. “With the globalization of TMT markets, I am thrilled to be leading the firm’s endeavor to develop its global, mid-market TMT expertise in the San Francisco Bay area,” expressed Bowmer.

Lincoln International, a leading global, mid-market investment bank, proudly announced today that Brent Williams and Brendan Murphy have joined the firm’s Special Situations and Restructuring Practice. Both will be based in Lincoln’s New York office and serve as Managing Directors in the Special Situations Group, and Mr. Williams will Co-Head the Group alongside Alex Stevenson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Los Angeles office. Adding two Managing Directors that have successfully worked together for many years to an already active special situations and restructuring practice, firmly establishes Lincoln International as one the leading restructuring advisors in the U.S. dedicated to middle market companies and their stakeholder groups.

Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, today announced the promotions of Robert Brown to CEO, North America, and Eric Malchow to President, North America. These promotions are in recognition of the significant contributions both have made to support Lincoln’s growth over many years, including a record setting year in 2016.

Lincoln International would like to congratulate Superior Capital and the management team at Dianne’s Fine Desserts for being recognized at The M&A Advisor’s 11th Annual Turnaround Awards.

Lincoln International’s Global Healthcare Group closed 44 deals in 2015-2016, further establishing it as one of the fastest-growing healthcare practices in the global middle market.

The Lincoln International team has completed more than 60 Food & Beverage transactions along with many recurring valuation assignments in the sector.

Lincoln International is pleased to announce that two of our U.S. Managing Directors were recognized among the 35 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A in the January 2017 issue of Mergers & Acquisitions magazine.

Lincoln International, a leading global, mid-market investment bank, today announced the promotion of three Directors to Managing Director.