I am committed to putting my clients above all by delivering strategic and innovative solutions that are tailored to meet each client’s unique objectives.
As a member of the Global Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group, Don provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital raising advisory services to private equity investors, public and private company owners, founders and management teams within the cyber security and risk and compliance sectors.
With over 20 years of experience, Don has developed strong relationships with leaders and investors within the industry. His connections and expertise bolster Lincoln’s position as the global ‘go-to’ advisor for security, risk and compliance solutions providers. He is dedicated to pairing the best and brightest industry leaders with strategic and financial partners that will most effectively position an acceleration of solutions to cyber threats.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Don led JMP Securities’ cybersecurity and risk investment banking practice for five years as a Managing Director. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Signal Hill and its predecessor Updata Capital, where he led M&A and private financing for cybersecurity and risk clients. Don began his banking career at Merrill Lynch & Co.
Don holds a Juris Doctorate from Columbia University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.
Recent Transactions in Technology, Media & Telecom
Lincoln International is pleased to have advised Virtuos and its shareholders on their growth equity transaction with BPEA
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Perforce Software, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners and Clearlake Capital, has agreed to acquire BlazeMeter Continuous Testing (BlazeMeter CT) from Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that OneSpace, a portfolio company of Highland Capital Partners and Lewis & Clark Ventures, has been sold to Ascential plc
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Gen3 Marketing, a portfolio company of Longshore Capital Partners, has been acquired by Comvest Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Computrol, a subsidiary of Armstrong International, has been sold to Creation Technologies, a portfolio company of Lindsay Goldberg
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Kemp Technologies, a portfolio company of Mill Point Capital, will be acquired by Progress Software (NasdaqGS: PRGS)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that HVR Software, a portfolio company of Level Equity, has been sold to Fivetran, a portfolio company of Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst and ICONIQ Capital in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $700 million
Lincoln International is pleased to have represented the shareholders of Epsilon Global Communications on its sale to KT Corporation and Daishin Private Equity for an enterprise value of $145 million
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