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 the sale of Multy Home, a leading global manufacturer of outdoor living and functional flooring products, to Novacap
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Livingbridge has acquired World of Books, the UK’s leading online re-seller of second-hand books
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that GEI and management have sold Coeurdor, a European leader in luxury metal parts, to Swiss-listed Oerlikon
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Apax Partners has acquired Nulo from Main Post Partners and CAVU Venture Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Orienta Capital Partners on the acquisition financing of a majority stake in Cristallina Holding S.p.A.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Walker Edison Furniture Company, a leading data-driven e-commerce provider of home furnishings, has received a significant minority equity investment from Blackstone Tactical Opportunities
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has supported Berlin Brands Group in raising new funding to buy and scale up third-party Amazon Marketplace brands
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
Perspectives featuring Alex Masters
Differentiated Pet Food Brands Fetch High Multiples: Guidance for Sector Entrepreneurs
For investors, the recession resilient nature of the pet sector and its strong performance through multiple economic cycles has long been notable. Most recently, the pandemic solidified the sector’s resilience… Read More
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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