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 advised Blue Point Capital Partners on the sale of Fire & Life Safety America to Summit Companies, a portfolio company of BlackRock Long Term Private Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Columbus Industries has been sold to Filtration Group, an affiliate of Madison Industries
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has represented Gryphon Investors in its acquisition of Wittichen Supply Company
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Nicolet Capital has sold InterFlex Group to Toppan
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Cortec Group has sold Window Nation to AEA Investors
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has represented Bancsource, a portfolio company of CapitalWorks, in its sale to Cennox, a portfolio company of York Capital Management
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that ORR Corporation has sold ORR Safety to Würth Industry North America / Northern Safety & Industrial, a member of the Würth Group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Audax Private Equity has sold AI Fire to Snow Phipps
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