Through consistent, transparent communications, I partner with clients to provide creative and thoughtful solutions tailored to meet their individual needs.
Leveraging over two decades of experience, Jen provides valuation and advisory services in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group. She focuses across the gamut of fixed income structured products and the related underlying asset classes including, but not limited to, residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), as well as other asset-backed securities (ABS). She works with private equity sponsors, hedge funds, banks, insurance companies, specialty finance companies, administrators, trustees and other investors and issuers of fixed income structured products.
Jen’s extensive experience includes pricing, trading, structuring and analyzing complex financial instruments. Having spent the first 10 years of her career in the market trading fixed income structured products across the capital structure, she gathered the tools to analyze and value a wide range of asset classes and uses this knowledge to provide creative and thoughtful solutions and advisory services.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Jen was a Managing Director at Duff & Phelps in the firm’s alternative asset advisory practice. Previously, she was a Senior Trader and Portfolio Manager for Tower Research Capital’s Distressed Mortgage and ABS Fund. Prior to that, she was a Senior ABS Analyst at Marathon Asset Management and Dynamic Credit Partners and started her career at JP Morgan.
Jen received a Master of Science in computational finance from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, a Bachelor of Science in economics with concentrations in finance, accounting and information systems from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania’s Engineering School.
Recent Transactions in Valuations & Opinions
Lincoln International advised Frazier Lifesciences Acquisition Corporation on merger with NewAmsterdam Pharma Holding
Lincoln International advised Innovative International Acquisition Corp on its merger with Zoomcar
Lincoln International advised Crafty Apes, a portfolio company of Gemspring Capital, on its leveraged dividend recapitalization
Lincoln International advised Atlantic Street Capital on a single asset continuation vehicle transaction involving Zips Car Wash
Lincoln International advised LNC Partners in completing a multi-asset continuation vehicle transaction
Lincoln International advised Deutsche Private Equity in completing a multi-asset continuation vehicle transaction involving Eraneos and Valantic
Lincoln International advised Alaris Equity Partners, providing valuation advice on its investment in Sono Bello
Related Perspectives featuring Jennifer Press
The Wall Street Journal | Investors Stuck in Private Valuation Limbo as Recession Looms
Originally posted by The Wall Street Journal on January 30th, 2023. Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, offers a perspective on private company performance in Europe.… Read More
2022 Global Results
In 2022, Lincoln International continued to design and deliver meaningful solutions and outcomes for clients around the world. Our shared ambition for results achieved through collaboration, thoughtfulness and tailored approaches… Read More
CNBC | UK, EU Private Companies Remain Strong
Originally aired on CNBC on November 22, 2022. Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, explains why private companies are experiencing resiliency.
Q3 2022 Lincoln Senior Debt Index
The LSDI returned 0.7% for Q3; essentially unchanged from Q2. This represented the fourth lowest return since the inception of the LSDI in Q4 2014.
News & Media featuring Jennifer Press
Lincoln International Adds Jennifer Press as Managing Director
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Jennifer Press has joined the firm’s Valuations & Opinions Group as a Managing Director. Jen brings to Lincoln over two decades of experience… Read More
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