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.
Recent Transactions in Technology, Media & Telecom
Lincoln International has advised ReviewTrackers on its sale to InMoment, a portfolio company of Madison Dearborn Partners
Lincoln International has advised easylive.io on its sale to LiveU, a portfolio company of Carlyle
Lincoln International has advised Turn/River Capital on its agreement to acquire and take private Tufin
Lincoln International has advised NextStage AM for strategic investment in Mathematic
Lincoln International has advised founders and private shareholders on the sale of Nispera to Fluence
Lincoln International has advised Perforce Software, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners and Clearlake Capital, on its agreement to acquire Puppet
Perspectives by Michael Lippert
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
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
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