It is incredibly rewarding to help clients find not only the capital, but also the right partner, to accelerate their future growth.
Aaron provides investment banking and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to food and beverage companies. He focuses on high growth, better-for-you brands that support a healthy lifestyle. Aaron has more than 15 years of investment banking experience and has completed transactions for leading private equity firms, public companies and privately held businesses. He has led transactions for many respected consumer sector clients and maintains active relationships with a wide network of food and beverage entrepreneurs, investors and large consumer packaged goods companies.
During his career, Aaron has advised on a range of transactions including domestic and cross-border M&A, hostile defense engagements, leveraged buyouts, equity and debt financings, and debt restructurings. Aaron is passionate about helping companies articulate their differentiated attributes and future growth potential to achieve exceptional transaction outcomes.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Aaron was a Director at UBS Investment Bank, where he advised on M&A and capital-raising transactions representing in excess of $12 billion.
Aaron earned a Bachelor of Science (with high honors) from the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois.
Lincoln International has advised Klosterman Baking Company on its sale to an affiliate of New Water Capital
Lincoln International advised Juggernaut Capital Partners on the sale of Dapple Baby to Eleeo Brands
Lincoln International advised Woodland Foods on securing a majority investment from Graham Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Mission Consumer Capital, an owner of leading middle market businesses, has sold Local Hive Honey™ to Falfurrias Capital Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to have advised Sauer Brands, a portfolio company of Falfurrias Capital Partners, on its acquisition of Mateo’s Gourmet Salsa
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Wheat Parent, Inc. (Wheat Montana), a portfolio company of River Associates Investments, has been acquired by Tilia Holdings, LLC
Lincoln International advised Jade Leaf, LLC on its sale to HPH II Investments Master Fund, LP together with its related entities
Lincoln International advised Feel Good Organics on its sale to HPH II Investments Master Fund, LP together with its related entities, a private equity fund managed by WM Partners
Perspectives featuring Aaron Goldstein
Investing in U.S. Food Remains Competitive
Financial and strategic investors often mention the competition to acquire a food company. Investors frequently ask Lincoln International for ideas and perspectives on approaching the food mergers and acquisitions (M&A)… Read More
As COVID-19 Impacts Consumer Behavior, Investors Remain Hungry for Food & Beverage Acquisitions
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the globe, food & beverage consumption at home has increased significantly. Rising demand has caught the attention of private equity investors with capital ready to deploy… Read More
King & Spalding Food & Beverage Webinar | Key Issues in 2020
Aaron Goldstein, Lincoln International Managing Director, joined King & Spalding and a panel of other food & beverage experts to discuss what to expect in the sector in 2020. Complete… Read More
Key Ingredients of Highly Valued Food & Beverage Brands
Published by Food Dive on May 13, 2019 In 2018, there were more than 600 mergers and acquisitions in the food and beverage sector. A lot of buzz is created… Read More
News & Media featuring Aaron Goldstein
InspiredInsider Interview | Food & Beverage Brands
Aaron Goldstein shares his perspectives on the attributes of highly valued food & beverage brands in this InspiredInsider interview at the Sweets & Snacks Expo. Topics discussed include brand authenticity,… Read More
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