It is my greatest professional goal to provide my customers with optimal advice through personal commitment, integrity and quality of work and to create a long-term basis of trust.
Christian is responsible for the support of companies in the chemical sector and leads the firm’s chemicals offering for clients in Germany and the DACH region. Christian joined Lincoln International after 12 years of experience with independent and integrated investment banks.
During his career, Christian has advised companies across industries and geographies on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as on equity and financing transactions. He has led project teams on national and international transactions and public takeovers. In his career, Christian has advised on more than 40 M&A and capital market transactions. The last significant transactions in the chemicals sector were the sale of Evonik’s methacrylate business to Advent and the financing of Lanxess’ acquisition of Chemtura.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Christian worked at the global Investment Bank Barclays’ Frankfurt office for seven years. He was part of the M&A execution team and relationship manager, among others, for leading companies in the chemicals industry in Germany. Before Barclays, Christian worked for the leading international independent consultancy, Lazard, with a focus on M&A and restructuring advice.
Christian graduated from the European Business School Schloß Reichartshausen with a degree in business administration with a focus on finance / banking and real estate management. He also studied at HKU in Hong Kong and at the Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires.
Recent Transactions in Chemicals
Lincoln International represented India’s Eternis Fine Chemicals Limited in its acquisition of Tennants Fine Chemicals Limited (TFC), the UK’s largest primary manufacturer of specialty aroma chemicals
Lincoln International represented The Starco Group in its sale of API Automotive Products, Inc. (d.b.a. BlueDevil Products and PJ1 Motorsports) to Highline-Warren, a Pritzker Private Capital company
Lincoln International advised Conzzeta on the sale of FoamPartner to Recticel
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that OpenGate Capital has successfully refinanced its portfolio company, EverZinc
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised listed Swiss industrial group, Conzzeta, on the sale of its coatings business, Schmid Rhyner, to the German specialty chemicals company Altana
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Green Fiber International was sold to Indorama Ventures Holdings LP
Lincoln International is pleased to announce Bencis Capital Partners and management have sold BRB to Petronas
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