I am passionate about partnering with clients to help them achieve their professional and financial goals, while building long-standing relationships along the way.
Brad leads the firm’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to clients in the distribution sector. He has significant experience in sell-side and buy-side transactions, recapitalizations and valuations. He has completed numerous transactions with leading private equity groups, privately held businesses and publicly traded companies. Brad has advised North American and European clients on mid-market transactions which include cross-border sellers and buyers.
Brad has completed transactions with distribution companies across various end markets, including automotive, building products, industrials, chemicals, consumer, electronics and food, among others. As distribution companies continue to invest in their capabilities and competitive advantages, Brad helps private equity firms and corporates capitalize on the unique investment opportunities associated with this attractive business model.
Brad has spent his entire career at Lincoln. After joining as an Analyst, Brad worked in the firm’s Frankfurt, Germany office, where he provided advisory services to European clients.
Brad earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science (with honors) from the University of Illinois.
Lincoln International has advised Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM) on its agreement to acquire Synovos, Inc.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Switzerland-based Datwyler Group on the sale of Distrelec and Nedis to Aurelius Group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has represented Individual FoodService, a portfolio company of Sole Source Capital, in its announced sale to Kelso & Company
Lincoln International acted in a co-advisory role on the sale to Imperial Dade, a portfolio company of Audax
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Mangrove Equity Partners in the sale of Computer Aided Technology, LLC (CATI) to CIVC Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has sold Munch’s Supply, a portfolio company of Rotunda Capital Partners, to Ridgemont Equity Partners
Lincoln is excited to have represented Marco Polo and Global Plastics in their merger to form MGI and their subsequent minority sale to ITOCHU International, the U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo, Japan-based ITOCHU Group
Perspectives by Brad Keyworth
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