Jeffrey Corum

Managing Director
Chicago Mergers & Acquisitions Building Products | Industrials +1 (312) 580-6282
All forms of construction are very interesting to me and I utilize my passion and knowledge of the industry to drive success for my clients.

Jeff provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to companies in the building products and materials industry through his global leadership of Lincoln’s building products focus. He has more than 20 years of experience in middle market M&A, including the completion of numerous sell-side, buy-side and cross-border transactions. In addition, Jeff has significant expertise working on distressed transactions through the bankruptcy process or in out-of-court proceedings.

Jeff has gained substantial industry knowledge working with manufacturers and distributors of building products and materials, including residential new construction for single family, multi-unit and repair / remodel activity; nonresidential new construction and repair / retrofit activity and infrastructure-related construction.

Prior to joining Lincoln in 2006, Jeff worked at William Blair & Company, where he was responsible for the execution of M&A transactions for industrial clients, including building products. Jeff started his investment banking career as an Analyst with Kidder, Peabody & Co.

Jeff earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois.

Perspectives featuring Jeffrey Corum

Building Products M&A Market Finds its Footing

The building products industry gathered at well attended conferences in early 2024. The National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show (IBS) and Kitchen and Bath Show (KBIS) attracted its largest crowd… Read More

The Eventual Normalization of the Housing Market will Create a Busy Period for Building Products M&A

In late 2022, building products companies were assessing the impact of the flash freeze in the new residential construction market caused by mortgage interest rates more than doubling. However, as… Read More

2021 Building & Infrastructure Conference Recap: Six Trends Impacting the Industry

Published by L.E.K. Consulting on December 16, 2021. L.E.K. Consulting and Lincoln International recently co-hosted the 13th annual Building & Infrastructure Conference in New York City, New York. More than 120 construction… Read More

2020 Building Products Perspectives and Trends

Due to COVID-19, Lincoln International and L.E.K. Consulting had to cancel the annual Building & Infrastructure Conference for 2020. Our hope is that we can host you again in the… Read More

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