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 Novax, subsidiary of Axel Johnson, to enter into an exclusivity agreement with Louis Francois
Lincoln International advised Orienta Capital Partners on the acquisition of ILMA with financing provided by Iccrea Banca and Indigo
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 Chiltern Capital on the sale of VIMA Group to KBR
Lincoln International advised Perwyn on the acquisition of European Sperm Bank from Axcel
Lincoln International advised Quartz Healthcare, a portfolio company of InfraVia, on the acquisition of radprax from its private shareholders
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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