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 Private shareholders have sold Mürdter Group to Xandor Mürdter Automotive Holding, a portfolio company of Quantum Capital Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that CGS Management has sold SF Tooling Group to Storskogen
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised a group of private shareholders on the sale of babyartikel.de and EURET to Avedon Capital Partners
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Benteler Automotive for the divestment of its Tønder, Denmark, and Louviers, France, automotive plants to Fidelium Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that the founders and institutional shareholders have sold Company Bike Solutions to DPE
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that an affiliate of Sun European Partners has agreed to acquire Sports & Leisure Group (SLG)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of telexiom GmbH to Qualitest Group, a portfolio company of Bridgepoint
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised a private shareholder on the sale of SEEPEX to Ingersoll Rand
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