It’s an exciting time to advise clients in the consumer sector. Major changes in consumer preferences and how products are purchased create a rich environment for business owners and investors to succeed.
Dirk leads Lincoln International’s consumer and retail investment banking advisory services for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. He has nearly 20 years of experience in investment banking and has led numerous mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate finance transactions for pan-European corporate clients as well as financial sponsors.
Among his recent successes are advising on the sale of J.A. Woll Handels GmbH to the B & M Group, which was an important milestone for the entry of the English non-food discounter into the German market. He also advised EQT on the acquisition of the bakery discount chain backwerk. In the fashion retail sector, he advised Gerry Weber on the acquisition of Hallhuber. In addition, he has worked with various financial investors in the most recent transactions in consumer electronics, furniture, cosmetics and workwear sectors.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Dirk provided M&A advisory services at Raymond James. He began his career at Credit Suisse First Boston and gained further sector and transaction experience at Sal. Oppenheim, Société Générale and IKB.
Dirk holds a master‘s degree in business studies from the University of Cologne, Germany and took further management courses at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as well as at the IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Recent Transactions in Germany
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised AURELIUS in the sale of GHOTEL Group to Art-Invest Real Estate
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Deutsche Bahn in the sale of Ameropa to Liberta Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has represented a consortium of private investors led by Quartum Kapital in the sale of their portfolio company profi-con to CWS, a portfolio company of Haniel
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised AML Invest Treuhandgesellschaft mbH, the investment vehicle of Thomas Hirschberger, in the sale of its majority stake in Hans im Glück Franchise GmbH to a private investor consortium
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Switzerland-based Datwyler Group on the agreed sale of Distrelec and Nedis to Aurelius Group
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 have advised Brockhaus Private Equity and management on the sale of IHSE Group for a purchase price of approx. Euro 135 million (Enterprise Value) to Brockhaus Capital Management
Perspectives by Dirk Damegger
Lincoln International’s Frankfurt office strengthens its consumer expertise
Dirk Damegger Joins the firm in Frankfurt Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm focused on the mid-market, announced today that it has added further expertise and experience to its Global […]
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