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 has advised Cerea Partners on the sale of its investment in In Store Display to management and Indigo Capital
Lincoln International advised Novax, subsidiary of Axel Johnson, to enter into an exclusivity agreement with Louis Francois
Lincoln International advised Sustainable Beef on its partnership with Walmart, CoBank and Farm Credit Services of America to finance the development of a sustainable, beef processing facility.
Lincoln International advised Atlantic Street Capital on a single asset continuation vehicle transaction involving Zips Car Wash
Lincoln International advised Azalea Capital on the sale of Ark Naturals to Antelope, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors
Lincoln International advised Gehl Food & Beverage, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, on its refinancing and its acquisition financing of Crescent Dairy
Lincoln International advised Alcuin Capital Partners, ICG Enterprise Trust and Isfield Investments on the sale of The Groucho Club to Artfarm
Lincoln International advised Aurelius on its agreement to acquire Footasylum from JD Sports
Perspectives featuring Alex Masters
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Five Macro Trends Driving Growth in Global Branded Pet Food
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