Dirk Damegger

Managing Director
Frankfurt Mergers & Acquisitions Consumer +49 69 97105-408
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 more than 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.

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.

Perspectives featuring Dirk Damegger

Promising M&A Outlook for Frozen Food Companies

Frozen foods have seen notable growth since 2019 as a result of shifting consumer behavior. Strong sales have enabled more efficiencies at scale, but some companies also face capacity constraints… Read More

European Deal Making in 2020: Insights on Selling, Buying and Opportunities for Investors

Businesses across Europe are facing challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic every day. Despite the challenges, there have been several bright spots—presenting opportunities for private equity and corporate investors. Lincoln… Read More

From Handbags to Athleisure, European Private Equity Investors Splurge on Luxury

Twenty years ago, Net-a-Porter (now YNAP following merger with Italy’s Yoox) started selling high-end fashion online. While its entrance to the luxury goods market was met with reluctance, it paved… Read More

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