Investment in the Consumer Sector

Sep 2018

Lincoln Managing Directors discuss enthusiasm for M&A in the consumer sector and how rapid change is acting as a catalyst for investment and innovation.

Summary

  • Investors are finding e-commerce businesses are easily and quickly scaled.
  • We are experiencing a nice combination of dynamics that are driving high multiples and deal activity.

Contributors


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