By linking my experience in Debt Advisory and M&A, I look forward to delivering flexible and innovative financing solutions to make an impact that matters with long-term target clients, as Lincoln does best.
Daniele leverages his 25 years of investment banking advisory experience both as a lender and an advisor to develop the debt advisory business for acquisitions by private equity and corporates, refinancing, recapitalisations, debt restructuring and special situations.
Daniele has arranged LBO and corporate financing deals across the full spectrum of debt (bank financing, mezzanine debt, unitranche) and capital market products, leveraging on a very strong network of relationships with local and global finance providers (banks and alternative lenders), delivering complex and innovative solutions. He also has experience across a wide array of industries, particularly in industrials, consumer, information technology and business services.
Prior to joining Lincoln International, Daniele was Partner and Head of Debt & Capital Advisory Italy at Deloitte Financial Advisory. Prior to Deloitte, Daniele spent eleven years as a General Manager and Head of Italy at IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG, where he focused on LBOs and corporate financing. Daniele has also worked in M&A and Debt Advisory at KPMG Corporate Finance, and previously he worked in the Acquisition & Leveraged Finance team of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (merged into Commerzbank AG), SMBC (The Sumitomo Bank LTD), and at IntesaSanPaolo (Investment Banking Division). He began his career at Accenture, after serving as an Ensign in the Italian Navy.
Daniele earned a degree in corporate finance at SDA Bocconi, School of Management and a degree in business administration at University of Turin.
Recent Transactions in Debt Advisory
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has provided mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and debt advice to MML Capital on its investment into Western Global
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Trèves Group on all aspects of its acquisition of CTA Acoustics, a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management
Lincoln International advised Florida Food Products, a portfolio company of MidOcean Partners, on its acquisition of Amelia Bay
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the completion of a growth capital raise by Wasabi, a leading pure-play provider of cloud object storage
Lincoln is pleased to announce that it has advised both COL’s shareholders and Oaktree as M&A and debt adviser throughout the process
Lincoln International served as the exclusive financial advisor and debt arranger to OrthoFi on its acquisition of OrthoBanc
Lincoln International and Oliver Wyman acted as financial and business advisors to the German Economic Stabilization Fund in a Euro 1.2 billion financing package to TUI AG
Perspectives by Daniele Candiani
Lincoln International’s Capital Advisory Group Identifies Global Financing Trends in 2021
Throughout COVID-19, one question has come up time and again: Are lenders open for business? The resounding answer: YES. There has been strong appetite among lenders to provide financing—especially for acquisitions—which built […]
10 weeks into the COVID-19 crisis: What we’re seeing in European deal financings and valuations
Lincoln International’s European Debt Advisory and Valuations Groups led an exclusive “ZoomCast” interactive webinar with a panel of Lincoln’s capital markets experts discussing the fast-changing financing markets amidst COVID-19. The panel explored […]
Trends in the European Debt Markets & Valuation Implications
Lender Sentiment Lenders are honouring existing commitments with negligible retrades; however, debt and equity investors are cautious when reviewing new opportunities. Lenders remain focused on their existing portfolios and are in regular […]
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