Utilizing our global and integrated reach, I proactively provide clients with international expansion opportunities.
For more than 30 years, Jean-René has advised companies on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate divestitures, leveraged buyouts, managed buyouts and joint-ventures. With extensive expertise in complex transatlantic and intra-European cross-border transactions, Jean-René actively positions French corporations, privately owned businesses and private equity groups abroad.
Jean-René has widespread experience advising companies in the industrials sector, specifically aeronautics, agricultural equipment, automotive, chemicals and packaging. His deep understanding of the business drivers within these sectors allows him to best position these companies for sale. Through his international work, Jean-René has established relationships with large multinational companies in this space.
Prior to joining Lincoln and helping to establish its presence in France, Jean-René founded Canec International, where he carried out transatlantic transactions across industries. Previously, he held management positions for Remy Cointreau and Andres Wines, which provides him with a good reach into the wines and spirits industry worldwide . He started his career in corporate banking at JP Morgan.
Jean-René is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique de Paris.
Recent Transactions in Aerospace & Defense
Lincoln International advised ATL Partners on the acquisition of Aero Accessories
Lincoln International advised Thales to enter into exclusive negotiations to sell its aeronautical electrical systems business to Safran
Lincoln International has advised Arsenal Capital Partners on the sale of Cyalume Technologies to Cadre Holdings
Lincoln International advised Thompson Street Capital Partners and Onward Capital on the sale of Domaille to ADDMAN Engineering, a portfolio company of American Industrial Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that GEI and management have sold a significant stake in I-4S to Galiena Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Groupe Rossi Aéro has agreed to receive a capital investment from Tikehau Capital and Ace Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Unical Defense has been sold to Fastener Distribution Holdings (FDH), LLC, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity
Perspectives featuring Jean-René Hartpence
European Deal Making in 2020: Insights on Selling, Buying and Opportunities for Investors
Businesses across Europe are facing challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic every day. Despite the challenges, there have been several bright spots—presenting opportunities for private equity and corporate investors. Lincoln… Read More
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