I take a long-term approach to building relationships and understanding clients' businesses in order to provide timely and relevant advice.
Alex provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to consumer companies. For nearly 25 years, Alex has helped both public and private companies identify relevant acquisitions and divestitures in alignment with their strategic objectives. He has advised companies in raising equity and debt capital and has advised on the formation of new cross-border joint ventures. The majority of his assignments have been cross-border transactions.
Alex has a keen understanding of the broader consumer industry and its dynamics driven by demographics and innovation. Through a highly-efficient M&A process, Alex helps consumer clients fuel growth by partnering with organizations that can add greater distribution reach, global sourcing and supply chain networks.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Alex was a partner at EY, where he focused on building a London-based consumer M&A team. Previously, he was a managing director in the global consumer and retail M&A team at Rothschild & Co. Alex also worked with Lehman Brothers and PwC.
Alex earned a Master of Arts (with honors) from Oxford University. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Recent Transactions in Consumer
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to Alva-Amco Pharmacal in its sale to Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (TSE:4967)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that West Shore Home was recapitalized by Leonard Green & Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Plews & Edelmann has sold its retail segment to Highline Aftermarket, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised EMZ Partners on the acquisition of a minority stake in Ankerkraut, a German-based developer and producer of premium spices
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that UAS Laboratories LLC, a portfolio company of Lakeview Equity Partners, LLC, has been sold to Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CPSE:CHR), a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that North Castle Partners has made a strategic investment in Sparx Hockey
Lincoln International represents management in its majority sale of Fish is Life to NTC Wismettac Europe B.V.
Lincoln advised Gibson Holdings Inc on the intended disposal of its 54.65% shareholding in TSE-listed TEAC Corporation to Global Acoustic Partners through a public tender offer by Global Acoustic Partners
Perspectives by Alex Masters
Consumers in Control & the Role of Brands
Lincoln Managing Directors discuss the way consumers are in the driver’s seat as it relates to branded and non-branded food companies. Click the banner above to watch the video. Rob […]
Pulse on Current Consumer Market Conditions
A recent survey of approximately 120 consumer-focused investors provides perspective on current market conditions.
The Millennial Impact on Consumer Investment
It’s not a millennial moment, it’s a movement. While the millennial generation is blamed for everything from lower birth rates to declining mayonnaise sales, one thing is clear: they are a major […]
European Deal Making in 2020: Insights on Selling, Buying and Opportunities for Investors
Businesses across Europe are facing challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic every day. Despite the challenges, there have been several bright spots—presenting opportunities for private equity and corporate investors. While investors might […]
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