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 and Oliver Wyman acted as financial and business advisors to the German Economic Stabilization Fund in a Euro 1.2 billion financing package to TUI AG
Lincoln International advised of funds managed by BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen G.m.b.H. on the sale of Duotherm to StellaGroup, a portfolio company of PAI Partners and ICG
Lincoln International advised the shareholders of Eschenbach, led by funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe, on the sale of Eschenbach to Inspecs
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised AURELIUS in the sale of GHOTEL Group to Art-Invest Real Estate
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Deutsche Bahn in the sale of Ameropa to Liberta Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has represented a consortium of private investors led by Quartum Kapital in the sale of their portfolio company profi-con to CWS, a portfolio company of Haniel
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised AML Invest Treuhandgesellschaft mbH, the investment vehicle of Thomas Hirschberger, in the sale of its majority stake in Hans im Glück Franchise GmbH to a private investor consortium
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