Lincoln International hires Julian Tunnicliffe as Managing Director Specializing in Industrials M&A in its London Office

LONDON, 5 August, 2008 – Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, announces today that Julian Tunnicliffe has joined the firm as a Managing Director specializing in Industrials M&A. Julian brings considerable experience in a number of industrial segments, which strengthens the firm’s global industrials practice. Julian will be based in its London office.

Before joining Lincoln International, Julian headed the European Industrial and Environmental Technologies sector at Houlihan Lokey. Julian has over 25 years of investment banking experience including heading the European Capital Goods team at Deutsche Bank and senior positions at Schroders and Warburgs. He is a graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge.

“We are delighted to have someone of Julian’s calibre and experience join our firm.” commented Darren Redmayne, Managing Director and Head of the London Office of Lincoln International. “He has a depth of experience and relationships which will be of great value to our global industrials M&A practice. Furthermore his commitment to attentive client service, the development of long-term relationships and collegiality closely fit the wider culture of our firm.”

Julian commented, “I am delighted to have joined Lincoln International. I have followed with interest the growth of the firm and its emergence as a unique mid-market global investment bank. I was particularly attracted by its integrated global approach and sector focus.”

Jim Lawson, Co-chairman and Managing Director, Lincoln International said, “The industrials sector, particularly in the mid-market, is characterized by strong cross-border activity. Julian will add significantly to our industrials team in Europe. Lincoln’s specialist UK pensions advisory practice also has direct relevance to many industrial companies grappling with the issues of funding and volatility associated with defined benefit obligations where Julian’s relationships are of particular relevance.”

About Lincoln International

Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition services, private capital raising, UK pensions advisory and providing fairness opinions and valuations for leading organizations involved in mid-market transactions. With offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, New York, Paris, Tokyo 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