Dirk Loeffler

Dirk-Oliver Löffler

Managing Director | European Co-head Healthcare
Frankfurt Mergers & Acquisitions Healthcare +49 69 97105-507
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.

Perspectives featuring Dirk-Oliver Löffler

What Price is Right? Trends and Opportunities for Private Equity in Pharma Market Access

The cost of developing new drugs is staggering. Among the top 20 global biopharmas, the average cost of developing a candidate from discovery through clinical trials to market was approximately… Read More

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

Energy Power & Infrastructure

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

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