Dirk Engelmann

Dirk Engelmann

Managing Director
Frankfurt Mergers & Acquisitions Business Services | Transportation & Logistics +49 69 97105-423
I am enticed by the dynamics of M&A deals in combination with learning and understanding companies' business models and striving to achieve the best outcome for clients.

Dirk advises corporate clients and private equity investors on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He manages the complete process from new business generation to project and deal execution by applying the best practices and latest developments of valuation trends, due diligence and market standards.

As a senior member of the Business Services Group in Frankfurt, Dirk specializes in transportation and logistics transactions. Dirk has also gained specific industry experience from successfully closed projects in the healthcare, engineering, consumer goods and aviation sectors, most of which were cross-border M&A transactions. In addition, he possesses special know-how and experience in the development of valuation and leveraged buyout models.

Before Dirk joined Lincoln International, he worked for HSBC Trinkaus and Sal. Oppenheim. He started his career at Peters Associates.

Dirk earned a Master of Philosophy in innovation, strategy and organization from the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (with honors) and Diplom-Kaufmann (FH) in European business from the Anglia Ruskin University and the Berlin School of Economics. Dirk is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Perspectives featuring Dirk Engelmann

Outsourced Healthcare Logistics: Ripe for Private Equity Investment

Ample consolidation opportunity for private equity (PE) to capitalize on accelerating healthcare trends and consistent well-above GDP growth rates   Favorable market fundamentals supporting the mid-and-long-term outlook for healthcare third-party… Read More

Global Supply Chain Volatility: 2022 Outlook

Amidst historic production disruption, shortages and low levels of inventory, manufacturers, distributors and retailers have been adapting business strategy real-time in response to continued volatility. There has been a rising… Read More

E-commerce, Sustainability and Digital Capabilities Drive Consolidation

Following a rebound in the first half of 2021, the outlook for the economy remains positive for the second half of the year as vaccination rates continue to climb and… Read More

Ocean & Air Freight Prioritize Scale

The first half of 2021 has seen global economies re-emerge from the 2020 pandemic-induced slump. Whilst the U.S. recovery is ahead of Europe and parts of Asia, there is strong… Read More

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News & Media featuring Dirk Engelmann

The Loadstar | When Consolidation Pressure Meets a Cautious Outlook: M&A in 2024

Originally posted by The Loadstar on December 12, 2023. In 2023, global growth was limited by escalating geopolitical conflicts and central bank actions to combat inflation and soaring energy costs,… Read More

DVZ | Logistics and Transport M&A is on the Up

Originally published by DVZ  on June 20, 2023. View the original article (German). Read the article translated to English below: Against the backdrop of macroeconomic headwinds and the rapid normalization… Read More

The Loadstar | Takeover Talk: Mid-sized Deals to Power 2023 M&A Activity

Originally published by The Loadstar on December 23, 2022. Dirk Engelmann and Gaurang Shastri, Managing Directors in Lincoln’s Business Services Group, share their expectations for logistics and transportation mergers and… Read More

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