I enjoy leading clients and realizing their objectives, while structuring solutions to issues that are both intriguing and challenging.
Øyvind leads Lincoln’s overall strategic and operational efforts in Switzerland. He has widespread experience advising private and public companies and private equity clients on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, public takeovers, leveraged buyouts, initial public offerings capital raising and restructuring processes in Switzerland and throughout Europe.
Øyvind helps companies differentiate themselves and traverse the complex sellers’ market, providing support and direction in preparation for a successful sale. As one of the most experienced corporate financiers in Switzerland, he applies more than 25 years of investment banking expertise and relationships to lead Swiss clients to the global buyer community. Øyvind has advised clients on transactions across multiple sectors, including business services, consumer and retail, industrials, technology, media and telecom and healthcare.
Øyvind sits on the board of Cassiopea, an Italian dermatology biotech company quoted on the Swiss stock exchange.
Prior to joining Lincoln to launch its Swiss operations, Øyvind was Managing Director and Co-leader of the pan-European consumer and retail group for Leonardo & Co. Formerly, he was a partner and managing director with Sal. Oppenheim and a partner at EY/Arthur Andersen. Øyvind started his investment banking career at UBS where he worked on mid- to large-cap M&A and capital market transactions throughout Europe.
Øyvind earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from University of Fribourg and speaks Norwegian/Scandinavian, English, German, Italian and French.
Lincoln International represents Verium in the sale of basefit.ch to Fitness World a portfolio company of FSN Capital
Lincoln International advises AFINUM in the sale of Copytrend to Helvetica Capital
Lincoln International advises Swiss Arbonia AG in the sale of Schekolin’s metal packaging coatings business in Liechtenstein to Italian Salchi Metalcoat
Lincoln International advises owner family in the sale of Wolfensberger AG to Fidelium Partners
Lincoln International represents Arbonia AG in the sale of Schekolin’s plastic packaging coatings business to Siegwerk
Lincoln International advises Swiss Arbonia AG in the sale of its wood coatings business Feyco Treffert to Finnish Teknos Group
Meet our Senior Team
My goal is to inspire and motivate our people to make a true impact with their clients, their colleagues and their communities.
Managing Director | CEO North AmericaChicago
Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Managing Director | CEO GermanyFrankfurt
I form close relationships with my clients to understand their needs and ultimately help them achieve their strategic goals.
Managing Director | CEO ChinaBeijing
To play a role in defining the new economic reality of Russia and helping to develop the financing infrastructure of the Russian economy is what moves me.
Managing Director | CEO Russia & CISMoscow
My approach to building a relationship with each and every client begins and ends with trust. I want to be viewed as a true advisor, focused on our client’s long-term success.
Managing Director | President North AmericaChicago
I take an active role in every stage of the transaction process in order to achieve the goals of my clients.
Managing Director | CEO SpainMadrid
The ability to position clients so they can realize value and achieve their goals is what inspires me.
Managing Director | Head of Investment Banking, UK & NordicsLondon