I strive to understand my client’s needs and objectives to ensure we develop tailored and appropriate options.
For nearly 25 years, Brent has provided advisory on operational and financial restructurings, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital raising services to stakeholders in stressed and distressed situations. He advises companies, lenders, creditors, directors, unions and government agencies. Brent is responsible for sourcing, structuring and executing debt and equity restructurings, recapitalizations, distressed capital raises and distressed sell-side and buy-side assignments. In addition, Brent leverages extensive lender relationships to deliver strategic, bespoke financing alternatives for clients requiring structured or specialized financing solutions.
Brent has advised in situations across the globe and has been involved in more than 80 restructuring transactions, involving over $90 billion of debt and $25 billion of distressed M&A deals. He has also advised in some of the largest restructurings involving rights offerings. Brent has testified on more than 30 bankruptcy related matters.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Brent was head of restructuring at Teneo Capital and a managing director in the restructuring group of Duff & Phelps. He started his career at KPMG in Canada and was a licensed trustee in bankruptcy in the Province of Ontario.
Brent earned a Bachelor of Commerce (with honors) from Carleton University. He is a certified public accountant.
Recent Transactions in the Special Situations Group
Lincoln International Represents Hobbico, Inc. in its Sale to Horizon Hobby, Estes Industries and Quantum Capital Partners
Lincoln International represents Saw Mill Capital LLC in the sale of NetShape Technologies, LLC to Metal Powder Products, LLC
Lincoln International represents Cathay Capital in the sale of Basic Fun! to K'NEX Brands, L.P.
Lincoln International represents Katy Industries in its restructuring and sale to Highview Capital and Victory Park Capital Advisors
Lincoln International represents THL Credit in the restructuring and sale of CRS Reprocessing LLC to Triangle Capital Corporation
Lincoln International advises Dream Center Foundation on its aquisition of certain assets from Education Management Corporation
Meet our Senior Team
I enjoy leading clients and realizing their objectives, while structuring solutions to issues that are both intriguing and challenging.
Managing Director | Head of SwitzerlandZurich
My goal is to inspire and motivate our people to make a true impact with their clients, their colleagues and their communities.
Managing Director | CEO North AmericaChicago
Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Managing Director | CEO GermanyFrankfurt
I form close relationships with my clients to understand their needs and ultimately help them achieve their strategic goals.
Managing Director | CEO ChinaBeijing
To play a role in defining the new economic reality of Russia and helping to develop the financing infrastructure of the Russian economy is what moves me.
Managing Director | CEO Russia & CISMoscow
My approach to building a relationship with each and every client begins and ends with trust. I want to be viewed as a true advisor, focused on our client’s long-term success.
Managing Director | President North AmericaChicago
I take an active role in every stage of the transaction process in order to achieve the goals of my clients.
Managing Director | CEO SpainMadrid