Arnaud Dudognon

Managing Director
Paris Mergers & Acquisitions | Special Situations Automotive & Truck | Building Products | Industrials +33 (0) 1 53 53 18 26
As a former entrepreneur, I have a keen sense of shareholders’ and managers’ stakes in M&A processes, which I use to build mutual trust, challenge ideas and be a partner committed to results.

Arnaud is instrumental in building Lincoln’s relationships with private equity groups and the firm’s presence in France. Arnaud has developed solid expertise in advising private equity clients and large corporates in complex situations, such as spin-off and carve-out of non-core assets, as well as divestitures of underperforming businesses, including out-of-court or insolvency proceedings.

Arnaud has been involved in more than 40 complex and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), with a leading role in both initiation and execution. He has a strong understanding of corporate clients’ requirements, as well as financial investors’ expectations. Arnaud delivers M&A advisory services across a wide variety of industries, including industrials, automotive, business services and building and construction.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Arnaud conducted due diligence and corporate restructuring assignments for midcap companies at EY. Previously, he was an auditor with Arthur Andersen.

Arnaud earned a master’s degree from Neoma Business School.

Perspectives featuring Arnaud Dudognon

Material Handling Automation: Investment Opportunities for 2022 and Beyond

Catalyzed by substantial e-commerce growth and more and larger fulfillment and distribution centers being built around the globe, 2021 brought increased investor interest in the material handling automation sector. A… Read More

While Automotive Supply Chain Headaches Drag On, Buyers & Sellers Prepare for a Busy Year of Dealmaking in 2022

Automakers and suppliers were forced to cope with unique supply chain challenges in 2021, driving significant disruption to production and resulting in levels of inventory at unseen historic lows. These… Read More

Scale your Career: What Makes a Good Investment Banker Great?

For new analysts and associates, communication, collaboration and coordination are essential components of a successful investment banking career. Individuals who can communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues across title levels… Read More

PE Hub | ‘Productivity is Critical’ when Buying in the Competitive Industrials Sector

Originally published by PE Hub on February 8, 2022. Robert Reifman, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Industrials Group, meets with PE Hub to discuss key trends and outlook for investors in… Read More

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