I thrive on creating markets for great businesses and helping secure outstanding outcomes for sellers and their management teams.
Ben provides advisory services on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to clients in the industrials sector. He has 15 years of M&A experience, focused on sell-side transactions for private equity groups, private companies and corporate clients. Through precise planning and aggressive execution, Ben provides balanced counsel and careful coordination of all stakeholders to deliver global buyer options and drive outlier results.
Ben specializes in industrial technology companies, LED solutions providers and manufacturers of niche engineered industrial components. He brings deep industry insight to his clients, helping them identify ways to maximize value well before a sale process.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Ben worked at Danaher Corporation and KeyBanc Capital Markets, executing M&A and capital-raising transactions for industrial clients.
Ben earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from DePauw University.
Sensata Technologies has completed the sale of its valves business to Pacific Industrial Co.
Lincoln International represents New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. in the sale of Work Area Protection Corp. to Hill & Smith Holdings PLC
Lincoln International represents Saw Mill Capital LLC in the sale of NetShape Technologies, LLC to Metal Powder Products, LLC
Lincoln International represents Pfingsten in the sale of Industrial Lighting Products to Harbour Group
Lincoln International represents an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital in the sale of Accupac to J.H. Whitney Capital Partners
Lincoln International represents Littlejohn & Co. in the sale of C&K Holdings to Sun European Partners
Lincoln International represents Baird Capital in the sale of MedPlast to Water Street Healthcare Partners and JLL Partners
Perspectives by Ben Farris
Meet our Senior Team
The ability to position clients so they can realize value and achieve their goals is what inspires me.
Managing Director | Head of Investment Banking, UK & NordicsLondon
Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Managing Director | CEO GermanyFrankfurt