I enjoy working closely with clients to overcome challenging situations and to develop strategies to meet their business goals.
Dirk co-heads Lincoln International’s European Healthcare Group and leads the firm’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory efforts in that industry. He executes sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions for private equity clients, publicly-traded companies and privately-held and family-owned businesses in the healthcare services, medical technology, diagnostics, specialty pharmaceuticals and digital health sectors.
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 a master’s degree in business administration.
Recent Transactions in Healthcare
Lincoln International advised KPS Capital Partners on its sale of LRE Medical to Gyrus Capital
Lincoln International advised Odontolia, a portfolio company of DLF Venture, on raising growth capital from Siparex
Lincoln International advised Proclinic Group, a portfolio company of Miura Partners, on the acquisition of Meditrans
Lincoln International advised Quartz Healthcare, a portfolio company of InfraVia, on the acquisition of radprax from its private shareholders
Lincoln International advised ArchiMed and management on the sale of EUROLyser to Antech Diagnostics, a subsidiary of Mars Veterinary Health
Lincoln International advised Hartenberg Holding on the sale of a minority stake in FutureLife to CVC
Lincoln International advised a private equity firm on selling a medical simulation and education platform
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised H&T Presspart on the acquisition of novelex AG from Liberta 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
Meet our Senior Team Mergers & Acquisitions and Healthcare
I work hand in hand with clients to help drive business improvements and strategic positioning.