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 Veritas Capital on the acquisition of Coronis Health and MiraMed Global Services
Lincoln International advised Perwyn on the acquisition of European Sperm Bank from Axcel
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 G Square on its merge and refinancing of Accomplish and Keys Group into a continuation vehicle
Lincoln International advised Pharos Capital Group on the sale of TechLab to SSI Diagnostica, a portfolio company of Adelis Equity Partners
Lincoln International advised Lab Logistics, a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital, on receiving a minority investment from Linden Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised Hartenberg Holding on the sale of a minority stake in FutureLife to CVC
Perspectives featuring Dirk-Oliver Löffler
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