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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 by Phillip McCreanor

Supply-Demand Imbalance Continues as Private Equity Looks to Deploy Capital in 2021

Pulse on Private Equity: Recent survey of more than 150 global private equity investors uncovers key trends heading into 2021. Sources: Mergermarket, Pitchbook

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 from lending. […]

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 not comply. […]

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