Lincoln International Adds Tosh Dhanalal as Managing Director

Lincoln International, a leading global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Tosh Dhanalal as a Managing Director in the firm’s Consumer Group in Los Angeles. Tosh’s extensive expertise with multichannel brands and retailers in the home furnishings and décor, home improvement and other specialty sectors adds to the global consumer team’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital advisory offerings.

With more than 20 years of investment banking experience, Tosh’s expertise comprises a wide variety of transactions. His experience includes originating and executing sell-side and buy-side M&A, in addition to equity and debt capital raises for a diverse client portfolio of founder-led, private equity backed and public companies.

“Tosh brings additional expertise to the team in areas of increasing importance across both consumer products and services. Business leaders and investors continue to drive for consumer brand loyalty, differentiation and profitability amidst an array of challenges,” said Chris Stradling, Managing Director and Co-head of Lincoln’s U.S. Consumer Group. Chris Petrossian, Managing Director and Co-head of the Consumer Group, added, “Tosh will be a trusted advisor to clients seeking to realize their strategic goals and achieve outlier outcomes. We’re excited to welcome him into the LA office to practice among our growing team here while collaborating globally.”

Prior to joining Lincoln, Tosh was a Managing Director at Piper Sandler for 18 years. Previously, he was a founding member of a fintech company after roles at Merrill Lynch and Wessels, Arnold & Henderson.

Tosh commented, “I am thrilled to join the Lincoln platform and be a part of the Consumer Group’s continued global growth. I look forward to leveraging my strong relationships and deep sector knowledge, capitalizing on Lincoln’s already strong momentum in the market.”


  • The addition of Tosh Dhanalal to Lincoln International further strengthens the firm’s global consumer advisory expertise.


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David Houser

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