I enjoy working closely with clients to overcome challenging situations and to develop strategies to meet their business goals.
Dirk provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory to clients across the healthcare industry, with a focus in the healthcare services, medical technology, diagnostics, specialty pharmaceuticals and digital health sectors. He has executed sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions for private equity clients, publicly-traded companies and privately-held and family-owned businesses.
Through a hands-on style of processing deals, Dirk develops long-term relationships and provides tailored solutions for each client, addressing individual needs and overcoming complex situations.
Prior to joining Lincoln International, Dirk was a Managing Director at Raymond James, where he led the Frankfurt office and built out its European healthcare activities. Previously, he was a partner at Richmond Park Partners and head of M&A at Berenberg as one of the most senior investment bankers.
Dirk graduated from Mannheim University and Copenhagen Business School with a Diplom-Kaufmann, equivalent to master’s in business administration.
Recent Transactions in Healthcare
Lincoln International advised Accel-KKR on its sale of Cloud 9 Software to Planet DDS, a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners and Level Equity
Lincoln International advised Reliable Medical, a portfolio company of Seven Hills Capital, on acquisition of Orbit Medical
Lincoln International advised H2 Equity Partners on agreement to sell Optegra to MidEuropa
Lincoln International advised Duomed a portfolio company of G Square has acquired the French and Belgian distribution activities of The Surgical Company
Lincoln International advised Odontolia, a portfolio company of DLF Venture, on raising growth capital from Siparex
Lincoln International advised PhyMed Healthcare Group has been sold in a series of transactions to strategic acquirers
Lincoln International advised MedTek on its sale to National Medical Billing Services, a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners
Perspectives featuring Dirk-Oliver Löffler
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
Bright Spot: The Sun Shines on Solar Energy Investment
Renewable energy generation is a growing priority for countries across the globe. In 2015, 196 parties adopted the Paris Climate Agreement and in 2021 the United Nations Framework Convention on… Read More
Q&A with Lincoln’s Newest Healthcare Managing Directors: Unpacking Market Dynamics & Deal-making for the Months Ahead
In summer 2020, Lincoln International welcomed three healthcare Managing Directors – Dirk-Oliver Löffler, in Germany, Roddy O’Neill, in New York, and Emily Wildes, in Chicago. Their arrival complements a global… 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