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, working with co-advisor Discount Capital, is pleased to announce that Cardo Systems, a portfolio company of Fortissimo Capital, has been sold to EMK Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Weaver Leather, a niche market leader with enthusiast brands in the equine, pet, leather crafting, arborist, livestock and construction markets, was sold to Blue Point Capital Partners
Lincoln International has advised on the refinancing of Bendon Inc., a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Virgin Wines, a portfolio company of Mobeus Equity Partners and Connection Capital, has floated on the UK AIM public market
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Feel Good Organics, LLC (FGO), has been sold to HPH II Investments Master Fund, LP together with its related entities, a private equity fund managed by WM Partners
Lincoln International advised Florida Food Products, a portfolio company of MidOcean Partners, on its acquisition of Amelia Bay
Lincoln International represented The Starco Group in its sale of API Automotive Products, Inc. (d.b.a. BlueDevil Products and PJ1 Motorsports) to Highline-Warren
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has represented Orva in its partnership with Trilantic North America
Perspectives featuring Alex Masters
As the British Palate Diversifies, Investors Capitalize on South Asian Food Supplier Sector
While the UK’s grocery market has experienced little growth in recent years, the authentic South Asian cuisine market—offerings that incorporate ingredients, spices and food staples from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh—has… Read More
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. Lincoln… Read More
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. … Read More
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