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Dominik is responsible for Lincoln International’s cross-border debt advisory activities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He helps clients in the mid-market find new funding sources, such as private debt, as the market shifts away from traditional bank lending.
Dominik has more than 20 years of experience in corporate and structured finance and debt advisory. He has advised large corporates, mid-cap and privately held companies, as well as private equity houses, in acquisition and sell-side financings, refinancings and restructuring situations. Dominik’s debt advisory experience spans multiple sectors within a variety of business models, requiring him to quickly understand his clients’ needs and provide out-of-the-box thinking. He has extensive experience working with companies in business services, technology, media and telecom.
Prior to joining Lincoln International, Dominik was a director at Rothschild, where he helped build its debt advisory practice in Germany. Previously, he worked for Bank of Scotland and KPMG Corporate Finance.
Dominik earned a Master of Business Administration from Goethe University Frankfurt. He is a certified merchant banker.
Lincoln International and Oliver Wyman acted as financial and business advisors to the German Economic Stabilization Fund in a Euro 1.2 billion financing package to TUI AG
Lincoln International advised on the refinancing of the existing promissory note of ETERNA Mode GmbH, a portfolio company of Quadriga Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) on the acquisition of iC Consult Group, a leading specialized provider of IAM in the DACH market
Lincoln International advised EMZ Partners on the acquisition of a minority stake in Ankerkraut
Lincoln International advised management and BPE on the acquisition of Dätwyler Sealing Technologies
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that OpenGate Capital has successfully refinanced its portfolio company, EverZinc
Lincoln International advised Gilde Buy Out Partners on its refinancing of Gundlach
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Avedon has acquired a majority stake in SLF, a manufacturer of high-performance bearings and spindles
Perspectives featuring Dominik Spanier
Lincoln International’s Capital Advisory Group Identifies Global Financing Trends in 2021
Throughout COVID-19, one question has come up time and again: Are lenders open for business? The resounding answer: YES. There has been strong appetite among lenders to provide financing—especially for… 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
10 weeks into the COVID-19 crisis: What we’re seeing in European deal financings and valuations
Lincoln International’s European Debt Advisory and Valuations Groups led an exclusive “ZoomCast” interactive webinar with a panel of Lincoln’s capital markets experts discussing the fast-changing financing markets amidst COVID-19. The… Read More
Trends in the European Debt Markets & Valuation Implications
Lender Sentiment Lenders are honouring existing commitments with negligible retrades; however, debt and equity investors are cautious when reviewing new opportunities. Lenders remain focused on their existing portfolios and are… Read More
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