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 a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Meggitt PLC on the sale of Avica Aerospace Ducting to David Hart Aerospace Pipes, a subsidiary of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has provided mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and debt advice to MML Capital on its investment into Western Global
Lincoln International represented India’s Eternis Fine Chemicals Limited in its acquisition of Tennants Fine Chemicals Limited (TFC), the UK’s largest primary manufacturer of specialty aroma chemicals
Lincoln International advised Bridgepoint Development Capital and worked closely with the LOC Group team throughout the sale process
Lincoln is pleased to have advised UK-based Woodall Nicholson on its sale to UK-based private equity investor Rutland Partners
Lincoln is pleased to have advised UK-based Icon Aerospace Technology on its sale to US-based Integrated Polymer Solutions, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive advisor to the parent company, Mabey Holdings Limited, in the sale of Mabey ANZ to management.
Lincoln International advises RJD Partners in the sale of Chemigraphic Limited to NVM Private Equity
Perspectives featuring Phillip McCreanor
Webinar: New Year Valuations Insights
Lincoln International hosted a webinar on February 3, 2020, led by our European Valuations, M&A and Debt Advisory experts discussing proprietary insights sourced from private companies into Q4 2020 valuations… Read More
With Ample Dry Powder on the Sidelines, Private Equity Investors’ Top Priority in 2021 is Deploying Capital to Quality Companies
Economic Uncertainty Leads to a Heightened Focus on Portfolio Company Management Teams Looking to 2021, 88% of private equity (PE) investors indicate their most important objective is deploying capital, a… Read More
The Nordic Lending Landscape: Trends in Corporate Credit Through COVID-19
The unprecedented market turbulence of 2020 has resulted in challenges in raising middle-market debt in the Nordic region, as the syndicated banking loan market shut down and commercial banks retreated… Read More
Digital Strategy: The Next Tool in UK Building Products Distribution
On November 5, the UK entered a new lockdown. Effective until December 2, pubs, restaurants, non-essential shops, and entertainment venues are closed—and there are steep fines for those that do… Read More
News & Media featuring Phillip McCreanor
Private Equity News | Private Equity Closes More but Smaller Deals So Far This Year
Originally published by Private Equity News on March 17, 2021. Phil McCreanor, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, UK & Nordics, discusses with Private Equity News his perspective on… Read More
Bloomberg | Free-Spending Private Equity Firms Set Record Pace in Europe
Originally published by Bloomberg on February 14, 2021. Phil McCreanor, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, UK & Nordics, discusses with Bloomberg his perspective on COVID-19’s effect on private… Read More
The Deal | Sense of the Markets: Brexit Unlikely to Hamper Deals
Originally published by The Deal on February 9, 2021. Phil McCreanor, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, UK & Nordics, discusses with The Deal his perspective on the effects… Read More
Private Equity News | Review: 2020, A Year Of Upheaval And Resilience
Originally published by Private Equity News on January 4, 2021. Phil McCreanor, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, UK & Nordics, discusses with Private Equity News his perspective on… Read More
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