Lincoln Partners Appoints Mike Iannelli to Senior Vice President

Lincoln Partners, LLC, a leading mid-market investment bank headquartered in Chicago, today announced that Mike Iannelli has been appointed to the position of senior vice president.

Iannelli, 38, serves as a senior member of the business services industry group and is responsible for leading deal teams in managing all aspects of transactions and for further enhancing the firm’s expertise in this industry area. He also will be responsible for managing key client relationships and marketing Lincoln Partners broad range of financial services.

“Mike’s extensive experience in providing merger and acquisition advisory services and raising public and private capital make him a valuable resource to our business services clients,” said Rob Barr, co-chairman and managing director of Lincoln Partners. “Mike brings passion for excellence, intensity and initiative to every transaction, and we are proud to have him on our team.”

Prior to joining Lincoln Partners, Iannelli spent six years at Svoboda, Collins LLC, a Chicago-based private equity firm, where he led the firm’s business services investing activity. Additionally, Iannelli served as a director at a number of portfolio companies including SmithBucklin Corporation, Austin Logistics, Inc. and Nth Degree Global LLC.

Iannelli was a member of the corporate finance department of William Blair & Company for five years where he played a key role in developing the firm’s business services industry group. Iannelli began his investment banking career as an analyst at Merrill Lynch & Co.

Iannelli received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and his master of business administration from Harvard University. He is the eighth new hire Lincoln Partners has made in the past six months, along with several senior promotions in recognition of the firm’s increasing business.

About Lincoln Partners

Lincoln Partners is a leading mid-market investment bank specializing in mergers & acquisition services and private capital raising. Headquartered in Chicago and offering a depth of experience in a number of industries, Lincoln Partners ranks as one of the five most active mid-market advisory firms in the United States. Its clients include major publicly-traded companies, well-respected private equity firms and prominent entrepreneurial businesses. The firm distinguishes itself by committing hands-on senior banker attention, in-depth industry expertise and international resources to every transaction, thereby producing outstanding results for its clients. For more information, visit