Brad Drake

Bradley Drake

Director
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

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

Global Healthcare Group at Lincoln International: Strong Foundation & Deal Flow

Team completed numerous high profile deals in 2018 taking global deal count to 80 since 2015 2018 was another strong year for Lincoln’s growing global Healthcare Group. Continued innovation, technology driven… Read More

Global Industrials Group Ranks #1 for Sell-Side Transactions Again in 2018

Lincoln International’s Global Industrials Group finished 2018 with 73 sell-side deals, keeping it at the top of Mergermarket’s industrials league table for a second consecutive year. The group led all firms… Read More

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