I seek to develop trusted relationships with my clients by offering an honest and candid perspective when assessing opportunities.
John raises debt capital and arranges financings for a variety of transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, dividend recapitalizations and refinancings. His clients include middle-market private equity sponsors, independent sponsors and private companies.
John has extensive experience navigating the complex debt capital markets and optimizes capital structure options for his clients. He has worked with companies operating in a variety of industries, including healthcare, consumer, manufacturing and business services sectors.
Prior to joining Lincoln, John executed corporate finance transactions at GE Capital, Merrill Lynch Capital and LaSalle Bank.
John earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.
Lincoln International advised ICV Capital Partners on a refinancing of its portfolio company, The Segerdahl Corp. (d/b/a SG360)
Lincoln International advised Trive Capital on the refinancing of Madison Kipp Corporation
Lincoln International advised Bertram Capital on its refinancing of Anord in connection with its acquisition of Mardix Group
Lincoln International advises Peak Rock Capital on the acquisition financing of Hasa, Inc.
Lincoln International advised GenNx360 Capital Partners in its refinancing of Precinmac
Lincoln International advised One Equity Partners on their acquisition of Intren, LLC
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