The opportunity to advise accomplished business professionals and be part of their growth story and value creation is what keeps me inspired to work in this industry
Gaurav drives the vision and leads strategic efforts for Lincoln International in India, a rapidly growing economy focused on globalization. He has more than two decades of experience in preparing and positioning companies to maximize value and create as many transaction alternatives as possible in the healthcare and consumer industries, including cross border M&A to achieve global expansion. With a hands-on, result oriented approach, Gaurav advises large and mid-sized corporates, public and private companies, family-owned businesses and leading private equity groups.
Gaurav understands the nuances of global healthcare markets and the value drivers for companies across healthcare services, pharma outsourcing and diagnostics sectors, enabling him to best position these businesses to prospective buyers or investors. He has a deep understanding of various segments of the consumer industry and their dynamics driven by evolving demographics and rapid innovation, including retail, food and apparel sectors. He has become a trusted advisor to company owners, management teams and financial sponsor professionals, providing advice on key strategic initiatives and growth.
Prior to joining Lincoln in 2011, Gaurav was Vice President at India Advisory Partners where he established its private equity syndication business. Previously, Gaurav was instrumental in establishing the advisory business at Almondz Global Securities. He has also held board positions for India’s first chain of single specialty hospitals and a leading multi-city chain of restaurants in India.
Gaurav holds a Bachelor of Science from Holkar Science College, Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Recent Transactions in Cross-Border M&A
Lincoln International advised Verium on expanding the shareholder base of Toradex with institutional and private investors led by Headway Capital Partners and Kline Hill Partners
Lincoln International advised Duomed a portfolio company of G Square has acquired the French and Belgian distribution activities of The Surgical Company
Lincoln International advised Latecoere a portfolio company of Searchlight on raising capital
Lincoln International advised Insight Partners on agreement to sell Bynder to Thomas H. Lee Partners
Lincoln International advised Actito on its sale to QNTM, a portfolio company of ALTOR
Lincoln International advised SPIE Group on divestment of its UK operations to Imtech, jointly owned by Dalkia and EDF Energy
Lincoln International advised Odontolia, a portfolio company of DLF Venture, on raising growth capital from Siparex
Perspectives featuring Gaurav Marathe
Request Form: B2B eCommerce Report
The B2B eCommerce space is growing steadily in India. There are several unicorns and many high quality emerging players addressing different industry segments. Lincoln International presents the industry landscape with… 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
Animal Health Players Pursue Vertical Integration as a Path to Growth
Animal health businesses that have established a strong presence within their area of expertise, may be considering where the next best path to growth lies. While cross-border expansion and consolidation… Read More
State of Dealmaking in India: Three Takeaways for Business Owners and Leaders
The Indian dealmaking landscape has made significant strides over the last 10 years. We have come far from 2011 when a total of $10 billion of private equity (PE) capital… Read More
News & Media featuring Gaurav Marathe
Mint | Hospital investors line up over $2 bn in exits as covid-19 recedes
Originally published by Mint on May 16, 2022. Lincoln International’s Gaurav Marathe, Managing Director and CEO India, discusses hospital chain performance during the pandemic and future considerations for investors. Click here… Read More
Moneycontrol | Warburg Pincus-Backed Biba Apparels Picks Bankers for 2022 IPO
Originally published by Moneycontrol on January 10, 2022. Lincoln International’s Gaurav Marathe, Managing Director and CEO India, discusses the rise of IPO candidates in the apparel and clothing segment with Moneycontrol.… Read More
Money Control | Adulterated Honey Controversy: This is What Brand Experts Say
Originally published by Money Control on December 9, 2020. Gaurav Marathe, Managing Director and CEO India, provides his perspective on the new study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)… Read More
Pitchbook | Q&A: The Evolution of Medtech in a Globalizing Industry
View original post from Pitchbook on May 29, 2019 here. … Read More
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