Eric Wijs

Managing Director | Head of Benelux
Amsterdam Mergers & Acquisitions +31 20 7670 311
We like to see our assignments with clients as true partnerships based on trust and alignment. Clients enjoy our transparent, no-nonsense approach and this leads to long lasting relationships.

Eric spearheads business development and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the Benelux, a region where the private equity industry continues to develop and is increasingly considered one of the most attractive asset classes.

Eric has more than 25 years of experience advising clients on M&A, public take-overs, divestitures, capital raisings, public offerings, leveraged buyouts, privatizations and restructurings. His clients sit across numerous geographies and include large public companies, privately held companies, private equity investors and government entities from a range of industry sectors.

Prior to founding Lincoln’s Amsterdam office, Eric was a Managing Director within the financial advisory practice at Lazard, helping to establish its Amsterdam office, and also worked in the firm’s London and Paris offices. He started his career with ING, prior to its acquisition of Baring Brothers & Co.

Eric graduated in Business Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and holds a CEMS Master degree.

Perspectives featuring Eric Wijs

Webinar | European Insights, Spring 2021: Key Takeaways from our Capital Advisory, M&A, and Valuations & Opinions Groups

With one quarter of 2021 under our belts, Lincoln’s capital advisory, M&A and valuation & opinions professionals convened in a recent webinar to discuss current trends and their outlook for… Read More

Webinar: Investing in Europe – Q&A on Executing and Financing Deals Post-COVID-19 – Part II

Lincoln International hosted a virtual panel on January 28, 2021 featuring the firm’s experts from across Europe for a Q&A on some of the key considerations and opportunities for investors… 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

Webinar: Investing in Europe: Q&A on executing and financing deals post-pandemic webinar – Part I

Lincoln International hosted a virtual panel on October 22, 2020 to discuss considerations and opportunities for investors and businesses alike in the new deal landscape. Professionals from the firm’s European… Read More

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