I have been fortunate in my career to come across a great number of remarkable and truly inspiring individuals, both as business partners and colleagues. This, for me, is the greatest reward.
For nearly 20 years, John has provided mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to clients in the Nordic region. His M&A advisory experience includes sell-side transactions and complex situations, including cross-board public offers, hostile defenses and carve-outs. John has advised large multinational companies, founder-led businesses and financial sponsors.
John advises companies about accelerating growth and reaching new markets outside the region, as well as providing access to foreign organizations looking to invest in the Nordics. He has advised clients on transactions across a broad range of sectors including consumer goods, industrial manufacturing, professional services, building components and logistics.
Prior to joining Lincoln, John founded Navigo Partners, a Swedish M&A boutique firm. Earlier in his career, he worked with Deutsche Bank and Greenhill & Co. in London.
John earned a Master of Science in international business administration from Lund University and the University of St. Gallen.
Recent Transactions in the Nordic Region
Lincoln International is delighted to have represented MVI in its sale of Lakers Holding AB, a market leading provider of pump installations and maintenance services in the Nordics, to Summa Equity
Lincoln International advises Schaltbau Holding on its sale of Pintsch Bubenzer to Dellner Brakes and Active Ownership Capital
Lincoln International acted as financial advisor to AB Handel och Industri on the sale of Plastal Industri to The Plasman Group, a portfolio company of Insight Equity.
Lincoln International represents Danaher in the sale of Kollmorgen's electric vehicle systems and hybrid vehicle businesses to Zapi
Lincoln International represents Accent Equity in its sale of Autotube to MGI Coutier
Perspectives featuring John Hamilton
Webinar: Investing in Europe – Q&A on Executing and Financing Deals Post-COVID-19
Lincoln International hosted a virtual panel on January 28, 2021 featuring the firm’s experts from across Europe for a Q&A on some of the key considerations and opportunities for investors… Read More
In Q3 2020, Lincoln International introduced Lincoln’s Latest video series. Experts from across industries, services and geographies, sharing perspectives on current trends, recent observations and future outlooks through this quarterly… Read More
The Nordic Lending Landscape: Trends in Corporate Credit Through COVID-19
The unprecedented market turbulence of 2020 has resulted in challenges in raising middle-market debt in the Nordic region, as the syndicated banking loan market shut down and commercial banks retreated… Read More
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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