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 has advised Turn/River Capital on its agreement to acquire and take private Tufin
Lincoln International has advised capiton AG on raising financing for the acquisition of a majority stake in Betonbau Group from SCHWENK Group
Lincoln International has advised Trill Impact on raising financing for the acquisition of a majority stake in karriere tutor
Lincoln International advised H.I.G. Europe Capital Partners on raising financing for the acquisition of SIAT Group with financing provided by Kartesia
Lincoln International has advised Steele Solutions, Inc., a portfolio company of Wellspring Capital Management LLC, on its acquisition of Tiffin Metal Products
Lincoln International has advised Verdane on raising financing for the acquisition of global marketing technology leader Papirfly Group
Lincoln International advised VR Equitypartner and co-investors on raising financing for the acquisition of a majority stake in Heizungsdiscount24
Perspectives featuring Daniele Candiani
European Lending Markets: Navigating Debt Financing in Uncertain Times
As geopolitical tensions evolve, global inflation rises and companies cope with worldwide supply issues, many businesses are assessing their strategies for accessing debt financing in today’s market. In a recent… Read More
Webinar | The Latest Trends in Global Financings
On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Lincoln International’s global Capital Advisory Group hosted a webinar to discuss market insights from the 20+ financing transactions Lincoln has completed to date in 2021.… Read More
Webinar | Spring 2021 European Insights: Key Takeaways from our Capital Advisory, M&A, and Valuations & Opinions Groups
With one quarter of 2021 under our belts, Lincoln’s capital advisory, M&A and valuation & opinions professionals convened in a recent webinar to discuss current trends and their outlook for… Read More
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… Read More
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