Joe Robinson

Joe Robinson

Vice President
Chicago Mergers & Acquisitions Industrials +1 (312) 506-2792
I am inspired by entrepreneurs, management teams and investors who create successful and sustainable businesses. It is a privilege to help them achieve their goals.

Joe provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to clients across diversified industrial sectors. He has advised on transactions for leading private equity groups, public companies and family-owned businesses.

Joe has in-depth knowledge of the business drivers impacting industrial clients. Paradigm shifts in global demand and advances in technology have created a myriad of opportunities for innovation in the mid-market. Joe is keenly focused on providing solutions to those investors and entrepreneurs.

Joe currently serves as Impact Council Co-Chair for A Better Chicago.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Joe was a vice president in the industrials group at Houlihan Lokey and an associate with William Blair.

Joe earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Princeton University.

Perspectives by Joe Robinson

What is the New Normal? A Closer Look at Automotive Demand & Supply Chain Impact

In April, U.S. light vehicle sales fell almost 50% year on year and resulted in a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) of just 8.6m – significantly lower than any other monthly sales […]

COVID-19 Impact On Auto Industry – How Long Will It Last?

The COVID-19 crisis has already had a profound impact on the global automotive industry. OEMs have shuttered assembly plants throughout North America and Europe and this has resulted in virtually all suppliers […]

Global Dynamics Drive Hazards and Opportunities in the Auto Industry

As the economy shudders, dipping its toe into the waters of a recession, macroeconomic, regulatory and geopolitical trends have been disrupting the automotive industry, creating headwinds and pockets of opportunity in each […]

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