I am passionate about creating tailored sale processes for each of my clients to meet their individual needs, and then executing the process tirelessly to achieve the best price and terms for the selling shareholders.
As co-head of Lincoln’s U.S. Healthcare Group, Emily leads the firm’s healthcare initiatives and provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to global clients, with an emphasis on private equity-backed sell-side transactions. Over her career, Emily has successfully completed more than 100 transactions, representing aggregate transaction value in excess of $18 billion.
Emily has a strong track record of executing transactions in the provider-based services, animal health and healthcare distribution sectors. Within provider-based services, she has worked with leading for-profit companies in the ambulatory surgery center, physical therapy clinic, specialty physician practice, healthcare staffing and behavioral health sub-sectors.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Emily spent 16 years at Piper Sandler & Co., formerly known as Piper Jaffray & Co.
Emily graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
Lincoln International advised Align Capital Partners on the sale of VetEvolve to Varsity Healthcare Partners
Lincoln International advised Rarebreed, a portfolio company of Trilantic Capital Partners and Halle Capital Management, on receiving significant investment from Revelstoke Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised EverVet Partners, a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, on receiving a significant investment from Freeman Spogli & Co.
Lincoln International advised CI Capital Partners on the sale of Epiphany Dermatology to Leonard Green & Partners
Lincoln International advised on the sale of Caring Brands International, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, to Wellspring Capital Management
Perspectives featuring Emily Wildes
Cross-Border Deals: The Right Prescription for Animal Health
As the humanization of pets continues and pet lifespans grow longer, investment opportunities in animal health abound. While most animal health companies will first look for growth within their own… Read More
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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I enjoy working closely with clients to overcome challenging situations and to develop strategies to meet their business goals.
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