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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 logistics and transportation 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).
Lincoln International advised Custom Goods, a portfolio company of Soundcore Capital Partners, on its sale to Angeles Equity Partners
Lincoln International advised The Kincaid Group on its sale of DS Bus Lines and Midwest Bus Sales to Beacon Mobility, a portfolio company of The Audax Group
Lincoln International advised Grupo CCR on the sale of Total Airport Services to Alliance Ground International, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity and Greenbriar Equity Group
Lincoln International advised Lab Logistics, a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital, on receiving a minority investment from Linden Capital Partners
Lincoln International has advised H2 Equity Partners on the sale of Cadogan Tate to TSG Consumer Partners
Lincoln International has advised 48forty solutions on receiving a strategic investment from Summit Partners
Lincoln International advised Saybrook in its sale of Total Transportation Services to Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
Perspectives featuring Gaurang Shastri
Outsourced Healthcare Logistics: Ripe for Private Equity Investment
Ample consolidation opportunity for private equity (PE) to capitalize on accelerating healthcare trends and consistent well-above GDP growth rates Favorable market fundamentals supporting the mid-and-long-term outlook for healthcare third-party… Read More
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
E-commerce, Sustainability and Digital Capabilities Drive Consolidation
Following a rebound in the first half of 2021, the outlook for the economy remains positive for the second half of the year as vaccination rates continue to climb and… Read More
Ocean & Air Freight Prioritize Scale
The first half of 2021 has seen global economies re-emerge from the 2020 pandemic-induced slump. Whilst the U.S. recovery is ahead of Europe and parts of Asia, there is strong… Read More
News & Media featuring Gaurang Shastri
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
The Loadstar | Takeover Talk: Mid-sized Deals to Power 2023 M&A Activity
Originally published by The Loadstar on December 23, 2022. Dirk Engelmann and Gaurang Shastri, Managing Directors in Lincoln’s Business Services Group, share their expectations for logistics and transportation mergers and… Read More
Mergers & Acquisitions | M&A Forecast 2021: Logistics Deals Soar, as Covid Fuels E-Commerce
Gaurang Shastri, Managing Director with focus in Lincoln’s logistics and transportation sector, discusses with Mergers & Acquisitions the factors that will drive M&A activity in 2021. View full article originally… Read More