Richard-Benedikt Floto joins Lincoln International Germany as Managing Director

Lincoln International, a leading M&A advisory house for medium sized transactions based in Frankfurt and with additional offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Vienna, today announced the appointment of Richard-Benedikt Floto as Managing Director as of 1.9.2007.

His main responsibilities include the execution of M&A transaction as well as the development and maintenance of client relationships. Richard-Benedikt Floto has over 16 years of experience in German Investment Banking. Since 1991, he has advised clients on company disposals, acquisitions, public takeovers, IPOs as well as secondary placements, privatizations, private placements and debt financing.

Richard worked on behalf of large German and international corporations, medium sized family owned companies, growth companies as well as financial investors. Prior to joining Lincoln International, he was a partner at Mellenthin Co., an internationally oriented M&A boutique, where at he led numerous German and cross-border projects. From 1991 to mid-2003, he worked for Credit Suisse First Boston in Frankfurt, finally as Director in the Investment Banking department. Richard-Benedikt Floto graduated from the University of Cologne with a business degree as well as a CEMS Master from the HEC in Paris.

About Lincoln International

Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition services and private capital raising for leading organizations involved in mid-market transactions. With offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, New York, 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