Lincoln International Hires Vice President Specializing in Aerospace & Defense Industry

CHICAGO, April 22, 2008 Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, today announced that it has hired Alyssa Morrisroe as a Vice President, effective immediately. Morrisroe will be based in Los Angeles and play a significant role in Lincoln International’s aerospace and defense transactions.

As vice president, Morrisroe will leverage her aerospace and defense industry contacts and expertise to spearhead M&A transactions as well as advise clients on strategic initiatives. Morrisroe will report to Eric Malchow, Managing Director and head of the firm’s Aerospace and Defense Group. Malchow is also Co-head of the firm’s Industrial Group. Lincoln International brings robust industry contacts and expertise in the aerospace and defense industry.

“We’re thrilled to have Alyssa join our highly-seasoned and accomplished team of investment bankers,” said Jim Lawson, Co-chairman and Managing Director, Lincoln International. “We’re confident that her industry-specific expertise and proven track record of sourcing and closing deals in the aerospace and defense industry will be a critical asset to our mid-market clients around the globe.”

Prior to joining Lincoln International, Morrisroe was a Vice President at Jefferies Quarterdeck, an investment bank providing mergers and acquisitions advisory services as well as debt and equity financing for defense, aerospace, space and information technology industries. In this role, Morrisroe was responsible for sourcing new business, planning, structuring and negotiating transactions. During her tenure, she completed nearly two dozen transactions. Additionally, she played an active role in spearheading the firm’s international expansion by launching the firm’s London office.

Morrisroe has also held banking positions at other investment banks including CIBC Oppenheimer Corp., Coopers and Lybrand Securities, and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

About Lincoln International

Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition services, private capital raising, and providing fairness opinions and valuations for leading organizations involved in mid-market transactions. With offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New York, Madrid, Paris and Vienna, and strategic partnerships with China Everbright and other partner firms in Asia, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in the key global economies. The organization provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise, and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at