Brad Drake

Bradley Drake

Los Angeles Mergers & Acquisitions Aerospace & Defense | Industrials +1 (212) 257-7738
I seek to provide consistent and honest advice, helping my clients achieve superior outcomes while establishing long-lasting relationships built on trust.

Brad provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services in Lincoln’s Industrials Group, specializing in the aerospace and defense (A&D) sector. He has executed cross-border sell-side and buy-side transactions for leading private equity groups and public and private companies.

Brad is inspired by the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with talented clients and partners to solve unique, complex problems where transactions have implications for national security and daily life.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Brad worked in Credit Suisse’s Global Industrial Group, were he focused on A&D and diversified industrials coverage. Previously, Brad spent time at U.S. Army ARDEC, where he led simulation and training software projects.

Brad earned a Master of Business Administration from New York University, a Master of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science from Lafayette College.

Perspectives in Aerospace & Defense

Lincoln International Announces Promotions to Drive Ongoing Organizational & Client Success

Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, today announced the appointment of several firm leaders into executive management and client advisory roles. The firm has promoted Mary Weber to… Read More

Aerospace and Defense: Factors Powering M&A Activity

Lincoln International was pleased to speak on the Reshaping the Supply Chain Landscape: M&A Trends panel at Aviation Week Network’s A&D Supply Chain conference. During the panel, industry experts revealed… Read More

Aerospace & Defense Market Update Q3 2022

Despite the challenges noted in the public markets, Lincoln International’s recent A&D deal activity and discussions indicate a general consensus that private market M&A deal activity and valuations have remained… Read More

Aerospace & Defense Trends Amidst Turbulent COVID-19 Period

As commercial airlines have made significant cuts to their capacity due to global travel restrictions and demand reductions, coupled with facility shutdowns of OEMs and major suppliers, the commercial aerospace… Read More

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