I am passionate about the industries I cover and genuinely interested in my clients' success. Advising entrepreneurs and private equity firms has been, and continues to be, extremely rewarding.
Janki advises clients on mid-market mergers and acquisitions (M&A), leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and valuations. She is primarily focused on sell-side M&A for growth companies in the consumer industry. Through her experience, she has nurtured long-standing, strong relationships with the investor community.
Janki has significant experience in the branded consumer products sector, with a focus on the apparel and accessories, specialty retail and beauty/personal care segments. Through her career, she has garnered deep industry expertise, helping companies navigate the evolving retail marketplace to find success.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Janki was a Managing Director for The Sage Group, LLC, a Los Angeles-based mid-market boutique investment bank.
Janki earned a Bachelor of Science from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Recent Transactions in Consumer
Lincoln is pleased to announce that Avanti Products (Avanti), a portfolio company of Gen Cap America (Gen Cap), has been sold to The Legacy Companies (Legacy)
Lincoln is pleased to announce that West Chester Protective Gear has been sold to Protective Industrial Products, a portfolio company of Audax.
Lincoln International represents Coats Group plc in the sale of its North America crafts business to Spinrite, a portfolio company of Comvest Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Orbit Irrigation Products and Hydro-Rain have been sold to Platinum Equity
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that B-Air has been sold to Lasko, a portfolio company of Comvest Partners
Lincoln is pleased to announce that Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pelican Water Systems from Trivest Partners for $120 million
Lincoln International represents Bantam Bagels, LLC in its sale to Lancaster Colony Corporation
Lincoln International represents Verium in the sale of basefit.ch to Fitness World a portfolio company of FSN Capital
Perspectives by Janki Gandhi
Janki Lalani Gandhi Q&A – Women In Dealmaking
Janki Lalani Gandhi, Lincoln Managing Director, was interviewed by The DealRoom about her experiences and achievements in investment banking and women in dealmaking. View full Q&A from The Deal Room here.
Janki Lalani Gandhi Q&A – Making Investment Banking a More Attractive Career for Women
Janki Lalani Gandhi, Lincoln Managing Director, shares her thoughts for Grant Thornton’s Change Champions program about the importance of diversity both in investment banking and the consumer sector. Topics discussed include talent […]
It’s Not Innovate or Die; It’s Innovate or Buy
The retail industry isn’t dying, it’s changing. While store closures and bankruptcy headlines are still prevalent, consumer sentiment in September 2018 reached the second-highest level since 2004, according to the University of […]
Investment in the Consumer Sector
Lincoln Managing Directors discuss enthusiasm for M&A in the consumer sector and how rapid change is acting as a catalyst for investment and innovation.