Through a collaborative approach, I strive to be an extension of my clients' team, working hand-in-hand to achieve the best possible outcome based on the company’s long-term objectives.
Justin advises corporate and private equity clients on the structuring and arranging of financing for acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, dividend recapitalizations, refinancings and growth initiatives. He utilizes his past transaction experience, industry knowledge and broad financial network to help his clients achieve their growth plans and strategic initiatives.
Justin’s primary focus is arranging financing for businesses in the technology, media and telecom industry with significant experience across sectors, including software (enterprise, infrastructure and vertical), healthcare information technology, tech-enabled services and media. His role encompasses aiding private equity and venture capital firms secure critical capital for their portfolio investments, as well as independent, privately-owned companies secure financing to meet their strategic and corporate goals.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Justin executed middle market debt investments at Madison Capital Funding. Previously, he served in a variety of finance, accounting and acquisition roles with Stock Building Supply and in the investor relations group of Stock’s U.K.-based parent company, Wolseley plc.
Justin earned a Master of Business Administration from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Science from Wingate University.
Lincoln successfully places credit facility in support of The Stephens Group's acquisition of Quality Valve
Lincoln International has advised Turn/River Capital on its agreement to acquire and take private Tufin
Lincoln International advised Thomas Street Partners on raising financing to acquire Central Storage & Warehouse
Lincoln International advised NinjaTrader, a portfolio company of Long Ridge Equity Partners, on raising financing for the acquisition of Tradovate.
Lincoln International advised VertexOne, a portfolio company of DFW Capital Partners, on raising financing for the acquisition of ECI.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Revinate, a portfolio company of Serent Capital, has acquired NAVIS
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised SFW Capital Partners on the financing of its acquisition of Captify Technologies
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has secured debt financing and advised Turn/River on all aspects of its strategic equity investment in Redwood Software
Perspectives featuring Justin May
Software Sector Shows Resilience in Recurring Revenue Financing
Amid recessionary pressures, the software sector has proven resilient with low default rates and healthy cash flows for most companies. Lenders continue to see opportunities with software companies—even those with… Read More
Webinar | Software and the Rise of ARR-based Financings
On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, Lincoln International hosted experts from the firm’s U.S. and European Capital Advisory, Valuations and M&A Groups for a webinar to discuss the latest trends in… Read More
Webinar | Software Financings and the Rise of the Non-Bank Lending Market
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Lincoln International hosted a webinar to discuss the latest trends in software financings. With a shift in the market towards non-bank lenders, software businesses that… Read More
No EBITDA, No Problem: Software Financing and the Rise of the Non-Bank Lender Market
The technology sector has been a bright spot for years. Even during the challenges created by the pandemic, our Lincoln International M&A bankers are seeing record levels of software investments… Read More
News & Media featuring Justin May
Lincoln International adds Mihir Shah as Managing Director
Lincoln International, a global leading investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Mihir Shah has joined as a Managing Director in the firm’s Capital Advisory Group, an integrated… Read More
Lincoln International Announces Managing Director Promotions 2021
Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of eleven professionals to Managing Director (MD), effective January 1, 2022. “The elevation of these impactful… Read More
Meet our Senior Team
I focus on creating value and establishing long-term relationships with my clients.
I am enthusiastic about creating sustainable growth and the highest value for our clients, and strive to leave a positive footprint beyond any successful M&A transaction.
Managing Director | Management Board MemberFrankfurt
I enjoy leading clients and realizing their objectives, while structuring solutions to issues that are both intriguing and challenging.
Managing Director | Head of SwitzerlandZurich