I am committed to providing my clients with the highest level of service possible and motivated by the personal relationships I develop through my work.
As a Managing Director in the Consumer Group, Jeff provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to clients in the food, beverage and agriculture sectors. He has over 17 years of investment banking experience and a long track record of leadership in the food and beverage and consumer market. Jeff works to leverage his industry experience to creatively market his clients’ businesses while maintaining a relentless focus on high-quality execution. His clients include publicly traded companies, financial sponsors and their portfolio companies and private companies.
Jeff has advised clients across a variety of industries, including food and beverage, restaurant and retail, consumer products and consumer services, in addition to the technology, distribution, business services, building products and financial services industries. His transaction experience includes sell-side and buy-side M&A, cross-border M&A, corporate carve-outs, initial public offerings, private placements, recapitalizations, fairness opinions and various strategic advisory assignments.
Before joining Lincoln, Jeff established and led the food, beverage and agriculture investment banking practice at D.A. Davidson & Co. Previously, he was a senior banker and founding member of Harris Williams & Co.’s global food and beverage and consumer investment banking practices along with its Minneapolis, Minnesota, office. Earlier in his career, he worked in the investment banking group at Piper Jaffray & Co., now known as Piper Sandler, and in various operational, corporate finance and strategy roles.
Jeff earned a Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science in finance from Santa Clara University.
Recent Transactions in Consumer
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Wheat Parent, Inc. (Wheat Montana), a portfolio company of River Associates Investments, has been acquired by Tilia Holdings, LLC
Lincoln International, working with co-advisor Discount Capital, is pleased to announce that Cardo Systems, a portfolio company of Fortissimo Capital, has been sold to EMK Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Weaver Leather, a niche market leader with enthusiast brands in the equine, pet, leather crafting, arborist, livestock and construction markets, was sold to Blue Point Capital Partners
Lincoln International has advised on the refinancing of Bendon Inc., a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Tunap Cosmetics, a subsidiary of Würth Group and Buchner Beteiligungs GmbH by Royal Sanders, a portfolio company of 3i
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Virgin Wines, a portfolio company of Mobeus Equity Partners and Connection Capital, has floated on the UK AIM public market
Lincoln International advised a buyer group led by Evercel on the acquisition financing and IPO of ZAGG Brands
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Feel Good Organics, LLC (FGO), has been sold to HPH II Investments Master Fund, LP together with its related entities, a private equity fund managed by WM Partners
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