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 advises Bridges Fund Management on the financing of its acquisition of énergie Fitness
Lincoln is pleased to announce that Gourmet Foods has been sold to Gourmet Culinary Holdings, a portfolio company of AUA Private Equity Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised the shareholders, including its founders and Winona Capital, on the sale of the premier ski and golf sportswear brand KJUS to Acushnet Holdings Corp.
Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Focusrite plc during the acquisition process, working closely with the Board of Directors
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Audioprof Group International, a 3d investors portfolio company, has been sold to Biamp Systems, a portfolio company of Highlander Partner
Lincoln International has advised NCH Corporation in the sale of Hero Pet Brands to Manna Pro, a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Lincoln International acted as the financial advisor to Atlantic Street Capital in the sale of Alex Apparel to Versa
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)
Perspectives by Janki Gandhi
Consumers in Control & the Role of Brands
Lincoln Managing Directors discuss the way consumers are in the driver’s seat as it relates to branded and non-branded food companies.
How Retail is Performing Amidst Constant Change
Lincoln Managing Directors discuss brick & mortar retail approaches with the integration of technology.
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 […]