I am driven to create value for clients through active involvement in preparing the unique selling proposition and the market settings of a transaction.
Rainer provides strategic leadership across all industries and has a direct and clear approach to business, being open-minded with a focus on long term and honorable relationships. He advises on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions to private equity funds and privately-held businesses.
With over 28 years in the industry, Rainer has acquired extensive experience across a wide range of branches and investment phases, accompanying clients in creating greater value through buy and build and disinvestment strategies.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Rainer worked at Bachert as a Senior Project Manager, consulting for special situations. Previously, he held positions as an Investment Director at BWK, focusing on private equity minority and majority investments, a Senior Investment Manager at SHS, where he specialized in venture and later state investments, along with distressed investments, and a Senior Vice President of technology investments in the capital market business. Formerly, he worked as a Project Manager at BWK and a Corporate Relationship Manager and Credit Specialist at BW-Bank.
Rainer earned a Master of Economics at University of Hohenheim and a Bachelor of Economics at University of Tübingen.
Recent Transactions in Germany
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Chequers Capital on the sale of Wörner Medizinprodukte Holding GmbH to DCC plc
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised the insolvency administrator Dr. Jan Markus Plathner, Brinkmann & Partner, on the sale of Poppe GmbH and Veritas AG’s liquid silicone rubber (LSR) business to Elastofirm B.V.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Berlac Group on the sale of Cetelon to PPG
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Swiss Post and Loomis have entered into an agreement on the sale of certain assets and liabilities and the transfer of certain agreements of the SecurePost business
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Tunap Cosmetics, a subsidiary of Würth Group and Buchner Beteiligungs GmbH by Royal Sanders, a portfolio company of 3i
Lincoln International has advised Altenloh, Brinck & Co. GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of ABC Umformtechnik GmbH & Co. KG to FAWER Automotive Parts Limited Co.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised TE Connectivity on the sale of Axicom high voltage business division to RCP Group
Lincoln International and Oliver Wyman acted as financial and business advisors to the German Economic Stabilization Fund in a Euro 1.2 billion financing package to TUI AG
Meet our Senior Team
I focus on creating value and establishing long-term relationships with my clients.
I am enthusiastic about creating sustainable growth and the highest value for our clients, and strive to leave a positive footprint beyond any successful M&A transaction.
Managing Director | Management Board MemberFrankfurt
I enjoy leading clients and realizing their objectives, while structuring solutions to issues that are both intriguing and challenging.
Managing Director | Head of SwitzerlandZurich
I am inspired by working with entrepreneurs and innovators who feel passionately about what they are creating.
Managing DirectorSan Francisco