Brendan Murphy

Managing Director
Chicago Capital Advisory | Special Situations +1 (212) 257-7751
I appreciate the specialized aspects of my work and the opportunity to evaluate unique situations from the perspective of all interested parties in order to develop successful comprehensive solutions.

For over 22 years, Brendan has advised a broad spectrum of clients requiring specialized capital raising and bespoke solutions. He has a multifaceted skill set incorporating debt and equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), corporate valuation, accounting and legal analysis. Over his career, he has provided his clients with a continuum of advisory services including traditional and storied financings (growth, dividend recap, acquisition and refinancing), structured capital, storied M&A and special situation expertise.

Brendan is also a member of Lincoln’s Opinion Committee (fairness, solvency).

Brendan’s ability to quickly understand businesses and their respective value drivers, agnostic to industry, has led to the completion of over 85 successful transactions, including Benevis, Benihana, Chassix, Chem Rx, ClearEdge Power, CRS Reprocessing, Dura Automotive, EMSI, Fast Radius, Global Power Equipment Group, Hayes Lemmerz, Intermet, Kids2, K’NEX, KV Pharmaceuticals, Motor Coach Industries, NeoplanUSA, Pac-West Telecomm, Patriot Coal, PG&E, Philadelphia Newspapers, PhyMed Healthcare, Pyxus, Real Mex Restaurants, Residential Capital (ResCap), RMS Titanic (a/k/a Premier Exhibition), Seahawk Drilling, SkyMall, Star Tribune, Stelco, Team Whistle, Trico Marine Services, Valeritas and Visteon, among others.

He has provided advice in a wide range of industries, including automotive, consumer, energy, engineering and construction, healthcare, industrials, media, pharmaceuticals, restaurants, retail, technology, telecommunications and transportation, among others.

Brendan was Managing Director at Teneo prior to joining Lincoln. Prior, Brendan was a Director in the global restructuring advisory group of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC (f/k/a Chanin Capital Partners) and joined the firm in 2004. He also worked as Senior Associate in the corporate value consulting practice of Standard & Poor’s. Brendan began his career working in the global corporate finance group at Enron Corp. in Houston, Texas.

Brendan holds a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, with a concentration in international accounting and finance. While attending, he was awarded a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in economics with a minor in business administration from Vanderbilt University.

Perspectives featuring Brendan Murphy

Webinar | Analyzing Automotive Investment Opportunities in a Volatile Environment

On June 4, 2020, experts in the automotive supply sector from Lincoln International and Conway MacKenzie hosted a panel discussion providing valuable insights regarding the current industry outlook and recovery… Read More

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News & Media featuring Brendan Murphy

Lincoln International Recognized with Two 2021 Turnaround Management Association Awards

Lincoln International is pleased to have won two Turnaround Management Association’s (TMA’s) 2021 Turnaround/Transaction of the Year Awards. Lincoln won the Small Company Award for the Valeritas transaction, led by… Read More

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