Lincoln International strengthens U.K. presence with addition of Matthew Lee in the London office to lead expansion of U.K. Healthcare advisory practice
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.
Matthew joins Lincoln with over 15 years of mid-market M&A advisory experience, executing both sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions for private equity clients, publicly traded companies and privately held businesses, including family-owned businesses. Matthew’s extensive advisory experience spans both U.K. and international companies across a variety of sub-sectors within the healthcare industry; including in healthcare services and medical devices. Prior to joining Lincoln, Matthew worked at KPMG Corporate Finance, Lloyds Development Capital and N. M. Rothschild.
Matthew joins Lincoln’s Global Healthcare practice which is one of the most active healthcare practices in the global middle market, having completed over 50 deals since 2015 across the healthcare services, pharmaceutical and medical devices sub-sectors. The team is focused on providing long-term, trusted strategic financial advice to companies and financial sponsors based on differentiated sector expertise, deep industry relationships, customised solutions and excellent transaction execution.
Phillip McCreanor, Head of the U.K. at Lincoln International, commented, “The addition of Matthew to our team aligns with our strategic plan to grow our business led by sector and industry expertise. I have tracked Matthew’s progression for a number of years and am delighted that a person of his pedigree is joining us to lead our Healthcare initiative.”
Matthew Lee added, “Choosing Lincoln for me was an easy choice in the end. They have a true global platform, a reputation for quality and integrity and already have a leading healthcare franchise. With six Healthcare Managing Directors in the U.S.A. alone and over 20 senior Healthcare bankers globally, I’m excited by what I can add and how I can leverage this platform for my clients.”