The diverse nature of each project, and working with different people every time, is what inspires me about this industry.
Luiz is responsible for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions with Brazilian mid-market companies and counterparts. He has over 25 years of experience leading, originating and executing corporate finance and M&A in Brazil.
Luiz helps private equity funds, family-owned and multinational companies discover M&A opportunities to expand or exit their businesses in the mid-market space. He has originated and completed financing, buy-side and sell-side transactions in a wide array of industries including, chemicals, construction, energy and business services, among others.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Luiz was Managing Partner at Stratus Group, where he merged his own firm, Integritas Partners, with Stratus. Previously, he served as a director for Deutsche Bank and as Finance Director for Telefonica. Luiz also worked at ING Barings and Citigroup, covering origination and execution of corporate finance and M&A.
Luiz earned a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD and a degree in economics from Universidade de São Paulo.
Recent Transactions in Cross-Border M&A
Lincoln International has advised Airsweb on its sale to EcoOnline, a Norway-based company backed by Goldman Sachs, Summa Equity and Viking Venture
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that UAS Laboratories LLC, a portfolio company of Lakeview Equity Partners, LLC, has been sold to Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CPSE:CHR), a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Doppel Farmaceutici, a portfolio company of Trilantic Europe, on the financing of its acquisition of Dietopack
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that SIGOS, LLC, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, LLC, has been acquired by Mobileum, Inc., a portfolio company of Audax Management Company, LLC
Lincoln International represents management in its majority sale of Fish is Life to NTC Wismettac Europe B.V.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that its client Miranda Tools has entered into an agreement to sell its high-speed steel cutting tools business to Dormer Pramet, a division within Sandvik Machining Solutions
Alkemics has raised Series C funding from Highland Europe, Cathay Innovation, Index Ventures, SEB Alliance and Serena Capital
Lincoln International advised Kinly and its majority shareholder Avedon Capital Partners, on the acquisition of Alcuin-backed AVMI
Perspectives by Luiz Recchia
M&A and Investment Climate Post Election of New Brazilian President
Confirming expectations, this week right wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro handily won the second round of the Presidential elections in Brazil, against left wing candidate Fernando Haddad, with a 55% to 45% majority. […]
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