Lincoln International’s Valuations & Opinions Group is a leading independent advisor to fund managers of alternative assets on valuations required by U.S. GAAP and IFRS. Specifically, Lincoln International specializes in assisting fund managers in the valuation of illiquid debt and equity securities.
Our Valuations & Opinions Group is widely recognized for leveraging Lincoln International’s “real world” transaction experience of its M&A and debt advisory practices to assist its clients in the determination of fair value for accounting purposes. Lincoln International’s highly skilled professionals have extensive experience in determining and supporting fair value measurements for traditional and complex securities, including:
- Debt Securities (e.g., Secured, Unsecured, Subordinated and Unitranche Facilities)
- Preferred and Common Equity
- Derivatives and Other Specialized Securities
- Structured Products (e.g., ABS and CLOs)
- PIPE Investments
Types of Clients
Lincoln International’s portfolio valuation services are well-suited for any entity seeking an independent, third-party valuation of illiquid securities, including:
- Collateral Managers
- Banks and Insurance Companies
- Business Development Companies
- Fund Administrators
- Hedge Funds
- Private Equity Funds
Our Valuations & Opinions Group currently works with many leading fund managers in alternative assets in connection with both regular reporting requirements and ad-hoc valuation needs. In addition, Lincoln International has strong relationships with all major accounting firms as well as many limited partners, underwriters, and lenders who have thoroughly reviewed our methodologies and reports.
Benefits of Lincoln International
Fund managers benefit from senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise and the strength of Lincoln International’s transactional experience in the M&A and debt financing markets to produce thoughtful, well-supported fair value conclusions that comply with the relevant reporting standards and are capable of withstanding third-party scrutiny.