There is no cookie cutter approach to advisory processes. We take the time to acutely understand our client’s objectives and create a highly-tailored plan to achieve the optimal outcome.
Matt is a senior member of the Technology, Media & Telecom Group and is heavily involved in executing transactions within this sector, with a particular focus on education technology and services. He has extensive experience in sell-side and buy-side mergers and acquisitions (M&A), as well as other strategic advisory mandates, and has completed numerous transactions with leading private equity groups and privately held companies, including founder/family-owned businesses.
Having spent virtually his entire career in investment banking, Matt has the financial expertise, business operations skills and focus on quality and service necessary to deliver outstanding results for the firm’s clients. Matt’s experience spans multiple industries and business models including companies operating within the aerospace and defense, business services, consumer, healthcare, packaging, technology and media sectors. The diversity of his industry experience allows Matt to understand the value drivers and industry dynamics of companies, and how to optimally position them for sale.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Matt was an investment banker at Houlihan Lokey, Moelis & Company and Deutsche Bank, where he provided M&A and corporate finance advisory across a variety of industries. Matt began his career as an analyst at Lazard.
Matt earned a Master of Business Administration from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.
Lincoln International advised Quad Partners on the sale of TargetX to an affiliate of Liason International
Lincoln International advises Turn/River on the sale of Magnus Health to an undisclosed strategic acquirer
Lincoln International advises BV Investment Partners on the acquisition of Veracross
Perspectives featuring Matt Cautero
The 2020 Back-to-School Conundrum for Education Investors
After six months, we feel confident in saying that 2020 will go down as one of the most unique years in the history of education investing. COVID-19 has impacted every… Read More
Seven Software M&A Takeaways for Life After COVID-19
As technology investors consider where to be active amidst the COVID-19 crisis and the months that will hopefully follow later this year, we are increasingly being asked what “the market”… Read More
The Next Generation of Cloud Infrastructure Expands New Areas for Emerging Vendors, Strategic Buyers and Institutional Investors
The US Department of Defense recently awarded a $10B technology contract for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure to Microsoft. This contract allows for modernization of our government’s technology as much… Read More
Filling the Gap – How Private Enterprise is Tackling the Up-Skilling and Re-Skilling Challenge
Much has been written over the last several months and years about the looming divide between available jobs and the supply of candidates with the requisite skills to fill those… Read More
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