I am committed to delivering ‘high touch’ client service and thoughtful advice, based on an analytical approach grounded in relevant transaction experience.
Michael has nearly 20 years of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital raising and valuations experience. He advises alternative investment managers, including business development companies, private equity firms, credit funds, hedge funds, limited partners and other financial institutions in the valuation of illiquid, difficult-to-value investments and complex securities. Michael also advises on valuation matters for corporate transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, restructurings and recapitalizations, as well as for general tax, accounting, litigation and regulatory purposes.
Michael monitors changing industry dynamics and how those factors impact valuations. He applies in-depth transaction experience and industry expertise to produce reliable and unbiased valuations. Michael has significant M&A advisory experience involving numerous domestic and cross-border transactions across a wide range of industries. Michael also has advised private equity and corporate clients on the structuring and arranging of financing for acquisitions, refinancings and dividend recaps in connection with leveraged buyouts, mergers and restructurings.
Prior to joining Lincoln in 2004, Michael worked as an associate in the M&A group at RBC Capital Markets. He was also a manager at EY, providing acquisition due diligence and bankruptcy, restructuring and tax structuring services.
Michael earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a Master of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science from California Polytechnic State University. He is a certified public accountant.
Recent Transactions in Valuations & Opinions
Lincoln International advised Bridge Investment Group on completing a multi-asset continuation vehicle transaction involving multi-family residential assets and an office asset
Lincoln International advised Frontenac on completing a single asset continuation vehicle transaction involving Motion & Control Enterprises
Lincoln International advised Calera Capital on completing a single asset continuation vehicle transaction involving ImageFIRST
Lincoln International advised Frazier Lifesciences Acquisition Corporation on merger with NewAmsterdam Pharma Holding
Lincoln International advised Innovative International Acquisition Corp on its merger with Zoomcar
Lincoln International advised Crafty Apes, a portfolio company of Gemspring Capital, on its leveraged dividend recapitalization
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