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.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised McNally Capital on its sale of ITS Logistics to GHK Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised the shareholders of Base Logistics Group, including Waterland, on its sale to Staci Group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Chequers Capital on the sale of Wörner Medizinprodukte Holding GmbH to DCC plc
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Swiss Post and Loomis has sold certain assets and liabilities and the transfer of certain agreements of the SecurePost business
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Monitor Clipper Partners and private shareholders have sold Reverse Logistics Group to Reconomy, a UK-based portfolio company of EMK Capital
Lincoln International advised the shareholders of Eschenbach, led by funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe, on the sale of Eschenbach to Inspecs
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
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised the shareholders of barth Logistikgruppe in the sale of a majority stake to BMVirolle
Perspectives featuring Dirk Engelmann
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Getting from A to B: A Roadmap to Freight Forwarding
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