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Phillip McCreanor

Managing Director | Head of Investment Banking, UK & Nordics
London Mergers & Acquisitions +44 20 7632 5257
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.

Perspectives featuring Phillip McCreanor

Real Deals Magazine | Q&A Excerpt: Phillip McCreanor Shares UK M&A Outlook

Originally published by Real Deals on November 11, 2021. What has been driving the unprecedented levels of M&A deal flow in the UK market this year? Phillip: A number of… Read More

Webinar | New Year Valuations Insights

Lincoln International hosted a webinar on February 3, 2021, 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

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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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