I am a fierce, tireless advocate for my clients in securing world-class outcomes on their transactions.
Barry co-leads Lincoln’s U.S. healthcare industry team and provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services for healthcare payor, provider and healthcare IT companies. With 25 years of experience in both investment banking and principal investing, Barry has been an advisor to boards, shareholder groups and management teams in executing a range of strategic alternatives, including divestitures, acquisitions, recapitalizations, joint ventures, refinancings and restructurings. Barry has broad healthcare services transaction experience, both domestically and cross-border. His clients have included closely held entities, private equity owned enterprises and publicly traded corporations.
As the industry goes through a metamorphosis driven by regulatory changes, technological advances and demographic shifts, Barry helps business owners unlock shareholder value by properly positioning their businesses in the context of these changes and articulating a unique value proposition to global strategic and private equity buyers.
Barry is a frequent guest lecturer at conferences and many of the nation’s top universities on the subjects of healthcare, M&A and private equity.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Barry led the healthcare investing activities of a mid-market private equity fund where he sat on the board of a post-acute care company, a DME/patient care business. He also advised a tech-enabled, managed care services portfolio company and a medical waste management holding. Previously, he was a partner with Lazard Middle Market, where he led both its healthcare services group and its Chicago office. Barry began his career with Arthur Andersen where he was a certified public accountant.
Barry earned a Master of Business Administration (with honors) from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Lincoln International advised Choice Health Insurance, LLC in its sale to Alight Solutions, a portfolio company of Blackstone
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that The Araz Group, Inc. (d/b/a HealthEZ) has received an investment from Abry Partners LP
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it represented Flexpoint Ford on its acquisition of MGA Homecare
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that the Keystone Capital has sold The Greeley Company to The Chartis Group, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that AmeriBest Home Care, a portfolio company of Boyne Capital, has been sold to TEAM Services Group, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors
Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor to The Chartis Group and its private equity investor, Riordan, Lewis & Haden
Lincoln’s Healthcare and TMT groups team to create outlier result for leading Healthcare IT platform
Perspectives featuring Barry Freeman
Driving the Deal Podcast: Analyzing Shifts in Healthcare Private Equity Trends
Barry Freeman, Managing Director and Co-head of Healthcare at Lincoln International joins McDermott Partner Krist Werling in a recent episode of the Collaborative Transformation: Driving the Deal series to speak… Read More
In a Post-COVID Climate, Home is Where the Care Is
The 65-and-older population has ballooned by over a third (34.2% or 13,787,044) during the past decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. With a growing pool of older Americans, investors… Read More
Interim/Post-COVID-19 Sector Outlook: Services & Products for Homebound Patients
Click the home healthcare sectors below to view key takeaways on the effects of COVID-19. Medical and Personal Services Skilled Home Healthcare Near term: REASONABLY STABLE / POSITIVE Long term:… Read More
COVID-19 Pandemic Could Accelerate Recent U.S. Healthcare Growth Trends
One hundred years after the 1918 Spanish Flu, the world is facing another pandemic: COVID-19. Government and healthcare officials are working around the clock to flatten the curve and slow… Read More
News & Media featuring Barry Freeman
MergerMarket | Private Homecare Giants Taking Stock Of Going Public
Originally published by Mergermarket in March 2021. Managing Director in Lincoln’s Healthcare Group, Barry Freeman, provides insights on home health mergers and acquisitions. Click here to view the full article… Read More
Across the Table | Healthcare Private Equity Podcast
Barry Freeman, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Healthcare Group, joins Geoff Cockrell, host of the Across The Table podcast, and McGuireWoods associate, Trey Andrews, to discuss the growing shift toward home… Read More