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.
Recent Transactions in Technology, Media & Telecom
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of TargetX, a leading higher education student lifecycle management platform, to an affiliate of Liason International
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Kurmi Software has raised equity from Ring Capital and Unexo
Lincoln International has advised the (founding) shareholders and management in the sale of Davinci
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Anexsys Limited, a subsidiary of the BGF-backed Hobs Group, has been acquired by Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a portfolio company of JLL Partners
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 Sparton Corporation, a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Cerberus”), has sold its manufacturing and design services division (“MDS”) to One Equity Partners
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
Alkemics has raised Series C funding from Highland Europe, Cathay Innovation, Index Ventures, SEB Alliance and Serena Capital
Perspectives by 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 element of […]
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” will look […]
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 of today’s […]
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 jobs. Moreover, […]
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