The ability to position clients so they can realize value and achieve their goals is what inspires me.
Phil focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the industrials and industrial services sector and leads Lincoln’s operations in the U.K. and Nordic region. He has nearly 25 years of experience advising management teams, private equity firms and both public and private companies across geographies, including North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Phil applies deep industrial sector knowledge to help his clients find success in a market that is driven by technology, tightening regulation and innovation. He helps management teams, shareholders and other stakeholders leverage their market position to drive growth and profitability. His expertise spans the industrials sector, including recent work with companies operating in the automotive, building and infrastructure.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Phil was a partner at Livingstone Partners LLP where he was responsible for developing their global industrials practice. Formerly, Phil worked at Deloitte Corporate Finance advising companies in the industrial products sector.
Phil earned a Master of Economics and a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University. He is qualified as a chartered accountant.
Lincoln Internationa represented the shareholders of BOFA International on its sale to Donaldson Company
Lincoln International represents CPI Card Group in the sale of its European business to Sea Equity
Lincoln International represents Sun Capital in the sale of Coveris Rigid to Lindsay Goldberg
Lincoln International represents Caird Capital in the sale of Nylacast Holdings to Equistone Partners Europe
Lincoln International represents Sovereign Capital Partners in its sale of Linnaeus Group to Mars Inc.
Ocean Intelligent Communications has sold a majority stake to TecDAX-listed CANCOM
Lincoln International represents CTF Solar in the sale of three U.K. solar farms to BlackRock
Perspectives by Phillip McCreanor
Meet our Senior Team
Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Managing Director | CEO GermanyFrankfurt
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