Ed Hanlon

Edward Hanlon

Managing Director
Chicago Mergers & Acquisitions Industrials | Industrial Technology +1 (312) 580-8324
Intensive senior banker commitment is one of the foundations upon which we’ve built Lincoln and is a major reason we deliver unsurpassed results for our clients.

Ed is a senior banker in Lincoln’s Global Industrial Group. He has 30 years of experience providing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to private equity groups, large corporate clients and leading private companies for industrial manufacturing and service businesses.  Ed has many large corporate and private equity clients for whom he’s completed multiple transactions.

Ed’s experience includes industrial technology, automation, machinery and capital equipment, specialty vehicles and metal components.  He has advised on a significant number of cross-border transactions and corporate divestitures.

Prior to co-founding Lincoln in 1996, Ed was an officer in the M&A groups of PaineWebber and Peers & Co. Previously, he worked for Morgan Stanley and as a Certified Public Accountant with Price Waterhouse.

Ed earned a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science from Saint Joseph’s University. He was a recipient of the Alexander E. Loeb Gold Medal for placing first in the state of Pennsylvania on the CPA examination.

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