I am striving to collaborate closely with my clients to achieve tailormade, best-in-class solutions to help them meet their strategic objectives and be well prepared for a dynamic industry environment.
Bernhard is a Director in Lincoln’s Capital Advisory Group. He advises corporate and private equity clients on raising financing for various occasions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), dividend recapitalizations and refinancings.
Bernhard has more than a decade of experience in corporate and financial sponsor driven acquisition financings. He successfully structured and executed a wide range of financing transactions across different sectors and business models for large, mid-sized and privately owned companies as well as private equity clients.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Bernhard was a Director at HSBC Germany’s leveraged and acquisition finance team. Previously, he worked in UniCredit’s investment banking division focused on leveraged finance, corporate structured finance and loan syndications.
Bernhard earned a Master of Business Administration from Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Recent Transactions in Capital Advisory
Kept Companies, a portfolio company of ACON Investments, was recapitalized by DFW Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised Ciklum, a portfolio company of Recognize Partners, on acquiring Infogen Labs
Lincoln International advised Bridgepoint Development Capital on a strategic investment in Kerv Group
Lincoln International advised Ovarro, a portfolio company of FFL Partners, on its refinancing
Lincoln International advised Altamont Capital Partners on refinancing Bishop Lifting
Lincoln International advised Best Friends Pet Care on receiving a growth investment from Turning Rock Partners
Lincoln International advised Noble House Home Furnishings on the sale of substantially all of its assests pursuant to section 363 of the bankruptcy code to GigaCloud Technology
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Originally posted by Citywire on February 15, 2024. The majority shareholder of Permira, Evelyn, wants to increase its debt through a dividend recapitalization to pay itself and other shareholders. Private… Read More
The Rising Popularity of NAV Loans
The current economic environment has called for partial liquidity alternatives that provide value for private equity firms and other fund managers. One of those alternatives, the net asset value (NAV)… Read More
Lincoln International Awarded M&A Advisor Chapter 11 Reorganization and Restructuring Deal of the Year Awards
Lincoln International is pleased to share that we have received The M&A Advisor’s Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year ($100-$250 million) and Restructuring Deal of the Year ($250-$500 million) awards.… Read More
Debtwired Podcast | Private Debt Market and Advisory Opportunities
Originally posted by Debtwire on January 23, 2024. Dominik Spanier, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Capital Advisory Group, recently shared his expectations for private debt in Germany. Listen to the podcast.
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