Neil Maini

Neil Maini

New York Capital Advisory | Debt Advisory +1 (212) 257-7726
I seek to support my clients with insight and perspective as the evolving landscape in financing markets grows to become more complex with bespoke solutions that meet their strategic objectives.

Neil is a member of the Capital Advisory Group focused on raising debt capital for his clients across a range of industries.  Neil arranges financings for a variety of transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, recapitalizations and refinancings. His clients include private equity sponsors, independent sponsors and private companies.

With nearly 20 years of experience in direct lending and leveraged finance, Neil offers his clients strategic insight on the debt capital markets.  Neil focuses on delivering strong execution and perspective to sponsors and borrowers utilizing his established relationships with capital sources together with deal acumen.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Neil was a Director at Benefit Street Partners for 10 years, where he focused on providing direct lending solutions to sponsors including first lien, unitranche, second lien and mezzanine financings.  Previously, Neil spent time at Ares Management in their BDC and as a private equity associate at Brentwood Associates. He began his career at Credit Suisse in the Leveraged Finance group.

Neil earned a Bachelor of Arts in honors business administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo both in Canada.

Perspectives in Debt Advisory

Webinar | Software and the Rise of ARR-based Financings

On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, Lincoln International hosted experts from the firm’s U.S. and European Capital Advisory, Valuations and M&A Groups for a webinar to discuss the latest trends in… Read More

Debtwire | ARR-based financing uptake challenges lenders’ cashflow orthodoxy – Mid-Market Chatter

Originally published by Debtwire on March 3, 2022.  Xenia Sarri, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Debt Advisory Group, discusses how last few years have seen increased prevalence in ARR-based lending across… Read More

Debtwire | Private Credit to Keep up Frenzied Pace in 2022, but Macro Pressures Cloud Long-Term Picture

Originally published by Debtwire on December 31, 2021. Ron Kahn, Managing Director and head of Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, discusses the impact of rising interest rates on lenders and borrowers… Read More

The Nordic Private Debt Landscape: Strong Growth Projections for Year Ahead

The Nordic region has bounced back stronger than its European counterparts following the COVID-19 pandemic. The gross domestic product (GDP) has largely recovered from a less significant pandemic downturn, whereas… Read More

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