Gaurang Shastri

Gaurang Shastri

Managing Director
Chicago Mergers & Acquisitions Business Services | Transportation & Logistics +1 (312) 506-2738
Developing trust and camaraderie with my clients is the key to building lasting relationships.

Gaurang has spent his entire 20+ year career providing mergers and acquisitions advisory services for leading private equity groups, Fortune 500 companies, successful entrepreneurs and private business owners. He leads Lincoln’s North American transportation and logistics sector and has broad expertise across a range of sub-sectors including 3PL/4PL services, aftermarket services, aviation services, e-commerce fulfilment, freight forwarding, intermodal/drayage, last mile logistics, marine service, pallet management, rail services, reverse logistics and warehousing and distribution. Gaurang is a frequent contributor to leading media publications including Bloomberg Radio, Inbound Logistics and Transport Topics, among others.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Gaurang worked as an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Citigroup and as Head of Corporate Development for Clover Technologies Group, a more than $1 billion provider of reverse logistics/aftermarket solutions, previously owned by Golden Gate Capital.

Gaurang earned a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois, where he graduated with highest honors and the Bronze Tablet distinction (awarded to the top 3% of students in each graduating class).

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Perspectives featuring Gaurang Shastri

2024 Lincoln International Transportation & Logistics Luncheon

We recently hosted a Transportation & Logistics Luncheon in New York, gathering industry leaders and private equity professionals for networking and a panel discussion. The event facilitated a rich exchange… Read More

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Global Supply Chain Volatility: 2022 Outlook

Amidst historic production disruption, shortages and low levels of inventory, manufacturers, distributors and retailers have been adapting business strategy real-time in response to continued volatility. There has been a rising… Read More

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News & Media featuring Gaurang Shastri

FreightWaves | Logistics M&A Market Looks Brighter in 2024

Originally posted on FreightWaves on March  6, 2024. Gaurang Shastri, Managing Director in our Business Services Group, recently discussed the 2024 mergers and acquisitions market in FreightWaves’ 3PL Summit. Watch… Read More

The Loadstar | When Consolidation Pressure Meets a Cautious Outlook: M&A in 2024

Originally posted by The Loadstar on December 12, 2023. In 2023, global growth was limited by escalating geopolitical conflicts and central bank actions to combat inflation and soaring energy costs,… Read More

Transport Topics | Mergers and Acquisitions Market Begins to Accelerate

Originally posted by Transport Topics on November 13, 2023. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is anticipated to rise, given the stabilization of economic challenges and the adaptation of industry players… Read More

DVZ | Logistics and Transport M&A is on the Up

Originally published by DVZ  on June 20, 2023. View the original article (German). Read the article translated to English below: Against the backdrop of macroeconomic headwinds and the rapid normalization… Read More

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