I am a rigorous advocate for my clients with a hands-on, communicative approach and provide industry and financial expertise to deliver external perspective and outstanding results.
Luke has extensive experience leading mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions for clients focused on facilities/industrial services and packaging. He has an in-depth understanding of M&A economics, focusing on market leaders in growth industries and selling high quality businesses for premium valuations. Luke has worked on more than 100 transactions for Fortune 500, private equity and leading private company clients, including numerous cross-border transactions.
Luke has deep knowledge of the undercurrents driving the constantly evolving, rapidly growing service-based economy and the core value propositions of packaging companies across a wide range of subsectors. He has extensive expertise working with companies in the services industries, including industrial, maintenance, food, HVAC, rental, landscaping, pest control, laundry and linen, and fire/security services and in the packaging sub-verticals including flexibles, labels, rigid, paperboard and contract packaging.
Prior to joining Lincoln in 2007, Luke was Vice President in the industrial growth and business services investment banking group at Piper Jaffray. His diverse experience also includes corporate finance at Navistar and business development at Detroit Diesel.
Luke earned a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science from Lafayette College.
Lincoln International advises Nelipak Healthcare Packaging and Kohlberg & Company in the acquisition of Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, a portfolio company of Mason Wells, has been sold to Kohlberg & Company
Lincoln International acted in a co-advisory role on the sale to Imperial Dade, a portfolio company of Audax
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has sold Munch’s Supply, a portfolio company of Rotunda Capital Partners, to Ridgemont Equity Partners
Lincoln is pleased to announce that Frontier Fire Protection, a portfolio company of Champlain Capital Management, has been sold to Highview Capital
Lincoln International represents Audax Private Equity in the sale of CoolSys, Inc. to the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that K2 Industrial Services, a portfolio company of The Halifax Group, has been sold to ASRC Industrial Services
Lincoln International represents Red Hawk Fire & Security, a portfolio company of Comvest Partners, in its sale to ADT Inc.
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