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 advised Verium, founders and management on the sale of Quickmail and Quickpac's operations to Planzer
Lincoln International advised Odewald KMU on its sale of Langer & Laumann to Norvestor
Lincoln International advised Invision on expanding shareholder base of Schneider Group with institutional and private investors led by Montana Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised Müller Transporte on its agreement to sell 70% to Cube Infrastructure Managers
Lincoln International advised Founding shareholder and Scheybeeck on the sale of a majority stake in Monta to DHL
Lincoln International advised Green Point Holdings, an affiliate of H.I.G. Europe on the sale of Der Grüne Punkt to Circular Resources
Lincoln International has advised H2 Equity Partners on the sale of Cadogan Tate to TSG Consumer Partners
Lincoln International advised Special Situations Venture Partners III, a private equity fund advised by Orlando, on the sale of nox NachtExpress to Groupe Sterne
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
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