I foster lasting relationships through superior client service, innovative strategic thinking and leveraging extensive experience for client benefit.
Mike has nearly two decades of extensive expertise in advising technology companies, from start-ups to larger private and public companies as well as private equity, on corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions (M&A). This work is focused on M&A, including buy-side, sell-side, divestitures, public company advisory, as well as other strategic advisory mandates.
Mike has significant experience across the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) sector, including hardware technology, networking, semiconductors, optical networking, internet and software. He has developed deep industry expertise and has advised on and completed transactions with some of the largest TMT companies in the world, supporting his clients to realize their goals in a rapidly evolving sector.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Mike was a Managing Director in the TMT group at Oppenheimer & Co. Previously, he was a senior member of the TMT group at Houlihan Lokey and, prior to that, at Piper Jaffray.
Mike graduated from Stanford University with two bachelor’s degrees and a master’s degree.
Lincoln International advised EV Private Equity on the sale of Bluware to Computer Modelling Group
Lincoln International advised Montage Partners on the sale of Boundary Devices to Laird Connectivity, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity
Lincoln International advised Innovation Industries, Munich Venture Partners, PMV and SET Ventures on the sale of Luxexcel to Meta Platforms
Lincoln International has advised Sentaca on its sale to IBM Corporation
Lincoln International advised Narrative Science, a portfolio company of Sapphire Ventures and Jump Capital, on its sale to to Salesforce
Lincoln International is pleased to have advised Source Code, a portfolio company of JMC Capital Partners, on its sale to an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management
Perspectives by Michael Lippert
Emerging IoT Innovations Attract Corporate and Private Equity Investment
The Internet of Things (IoT) has experienced steady uptake in recent years, offering businesses a range of cost-saving benefits including improved productivity, enhanced situational awareness and a reduction in human… Read More
Producing Value for a Growing M&A Market Imagine that a production line can gather data, analyze it and predict and correct mishaps before they occur—saving a manufacturer from the downtime… Read More
The Pulse of Technology: TMT Subsector Investment Opportunities
In today’s digital world, technology has become a critical component of everyday life. Its continuous innovation coupled with its resilient nature have led it to become a focus of investors… Read More
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