An Overview of the Lincoln Middle Market Index

May 2019

The Lincoln Middle Market Index is a first-of its kind quarterly index that tracks the enterprise value of more than 1,300 privately held, mid-market portfolio companies for  approximately 100 sponsors and lenders.

View the Q1 2019 LMMI | View the Q1 2019 LMMI Press Release | View the LMMI Methodology | Explore the digital LMMI

In this interview with Bloomberg TV, Ron Kahn, Managing Director and Head of Valuations and Debt Advisory Groups, covers private company performance, enterprise values and the LMMI.


Q4 2018 LMMI Report

Q3 2018 LMMI Report

Q2 2018 LMMI Report


  • 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 Middle Market Performance Review

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