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 advised Inspirit Capital on the sale of Senergy Wells, a division of Vysus Group, to Elemental Energies, a portfolio company of Fossar Capital
Lincoln International advised AURELIUS on its agreement to acquire three European paper mills from Sappi
Lincoln International advised Arcus Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of Workdry International
Lincoln International advised Inspirit Capital on the sale of Vysus Group Transport, a division of Vysus Group, to Certifier
Lincoln International advised Inspirit Capital on the sale of SGC Engineering, a division of Vysus Group, to Magnolia River, a portfolio company of Warren Equity Partners
Lincoln International has advised Meggitt on the sale of Ferroperm Piezoceramics to CTS Corporation
Lincoln International has advised Epiris on the acquisition of Stuart Turner from Lloyds Development Capital
Perspectives featuring Phillip McCreanor
Private Equity News | Overview
Originally posted by Private Equity News on January 9, 2023. Phil McCreanor, Managing Director and co-head of Europe at Lincoln, shares his expectations for 2023 private equity deal activity. Read… Read More
UK M&A: Getting the Deal Done in Challenging Times, Through Value Creation and Due Diligence
Evolving market dynamics and the ever-shifting macroeconomic backdrop present significant challenges, but also opportunities for investors and corporates alike.
Global Supply Chain Volatility: 2022 Outlook
Amidst historic production disruption, shortages and low levels of inventory, manufacturers, distributors and retailers have been adapting business strategy real-time in response to continued volatility. There has been a rising… Read More
UK Dealmaking Outlook: Six Trends Underpinning M&A in 2022
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity reached an all-time high in 2021, eclipsing prior records by $1 trillion. This was fueled by an abundance of investment capital, revamped corporate strategies and… Read More
News & Media featuring Phillip McCreanor
RealDeals | RoundTable: Deal Origination and Transactions Today
Originally published by Real Deals on November 3, 2022. Click here to read full article. What changes are we seeing in the market as a result of the current backdrop? There… Read More
Lincoln International Expands Expertise and Offering for Financial Institutions
Industry Experts Join Firm to Bolster Global M&A Advisory Capabilities Lincoln International, a leading global investment banking advisory firm, today announced the addition of three senior hires to strengthen and… Read More
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
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