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 chartered accountant.
Recent Transactions in Consumer
Lincoln advises Bridges Fund Management on the financing of its acquisition of énergie Fitness
Lincoln is pleased to announce that Gourmet Foods has been sold to Gourmet Culinary Holdings, a portfolio company of AUA Private Equity Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised the shareholders, including its founders and Winona Capital, on the sale of the premier ski and golf sportswear brand KJUS to Acushnet Holdings Corp.
Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Focusrite plc during the acquisition process, working closely with the Board of Directors
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Audioprof Group International, a 3d investors portfolio company, has been sold to Biamp Systems, a portfolio company of Highlander Partner
Lincoln International has advised NCH Corporation in the sale of Hero Pet Brands to Manna Pro, a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Lincoln International acted as the financial advisor to Atlantic Street Capital in the sale of Alex Apparel to Versa
Lincoln is pleased to announce that Avanti Products (Avanti), a portfolio company of Gen Cap America (Gen Cap), has been sold to The Legacy Companies (Legacy)
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.
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 […]