I am enthusiastic about creating sustainable growth and the highest value for our clients, and strive to leave a positive footprint beyond any successful M&A transaction.
Friedrich co-leads Lincoln International’s operations in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Benelux region. He also holds board positions for Lincoln International’s offices in Italy and Russia. For the last 20 years, Friedrich has provided mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advising and execution for large corporates, private equity and family-owned businesses.
Friedrich has developed a strong leadership and passion for senior execution of Lincoln International’s sell-side focused business model. He acts as senior advisor to clients and provides strategic leadership, actively develops investment theses, supports the unique positioning for target companies, communicates with stakeholder groups and directly lead processes and negotiations through the entire transaction.
Friedrich represents Lincoln International within Atlantik-Brücke, a private non-profit association that works to nurture German-American relations, and is actively interested in geopolitics and economics.
Friedrich started his investment banking career at ING Barings, where he led M&A in Frankfurt and London. His early career began in the tourism industry, and he held operational and management positions in Berlin and New York City.
Friedrich holds a graduate degree in economics and business administration from Freie Universität Berlin and an executive education certificate of business excellence from Columbia University.
Lincoln International has advised a private shareholder in the sale of Kaimann to Saint-Gobain
Lincoln International advises FläktGroup in the sale of its DELBAG air filter business to Hengst SE
Lincoln International represents Sun Capital in the sale of Coveris Rigid to Lindsay Goldberg
The sale of Deutsche Fachpflege Gruppe to Advent International marks Lincoln International’s 31st successful transaction in booming healthcare market in last 18 months.
Lincoln International advises PINOVA Capital on the sale of CLARUS Films Group to PREMIUM Equity Partners
Lincoln International represents Equistone Partners Europe Limited in its sale of EuroAvionics GmbH to Hensoldt Sensors GmbH (KKR & Co. L.P.)
Lincoln International advises Trusted Media Brands on the sale of Reader‘s Digest German Region to Spanish CIL Inversiones
Meet our Senior Team
I enjoy leading clients and realizing their objectives, while structuring solutions to issues that are both intriguing and challenging.
Managing Director | Head of SwitzerlandZurich
My goal is to inspire and motivate our people to make a true impact with their clients, their colleagues and their communities.
Managing Director | CEO North AmericaChicago
Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Managing Director | CEO GermanyFrankfurt
I form close relationships with my clients to understand their needs and ultimately help them achieve their strategic goals.
Managing Director | CEO ChinaBeijing
To play a role in defining the new economic reality of Russia and helping to develop the financing infrastructure of the Russian economy is what moves me.
Managing Director | CEO Russia & CISMoscow
My approach to building a relationship with each and every client begins and ends with trust. I want to be viewed as a true advisor, focused on our client’s long-term success.
Managing Director | President North AmericaChicago
I take an active role in every stage of the transaction process in order to achieve the goals of my clients.
Managing Director | CEO SpainMadrid
The ability to position clients so they can realize value and achieve their goals is what inspires me.
Managing Director | Head of Investment Banking, UK & NordicsLondon