Richard Olson

Richard Olson

Managing Director
London Valuations & Opinions +44 7773 099 955
Communication and critical thinking are paramount to meeting the needs of my clients both today and in their future.

Leveraging over two decades of experience in the financial services industry, Richard provides valuation and opinion services to clients across sectors and geographies. He has advised alternative asset managers, limited partners and other financial institutions.

During his career, Richard has focused on investments in a wide variety of alternative asset classes, including infrastructure, private equity, private credit, real estate and secondary private equity. He possesses a deep understanding of independent third-party valuations and opinions in support of illiquid alternative asset investments.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Richard spent over a decade as a Managing Member at 88 Capital. Previously he was a Managing Director at Duff & Phelps (now Kroll) where he led the EMEA secondary market advisory team. Richard also served as Managing Director and Head of Research at Origami Capital Partners, where he headed the group’s European operations. Earlier, he worked at Anschutz Investments focused on private credit and special situations investment across Europe, and with Young & Associates, a telecommunications infrastructure specialist.

Richard earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Perspectives featuring Richard Olson

Webinar | Q4 European Private Market Insights

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Webinar | Q3 European Private Market Insights

Thank you for your interest in Lincoln’s Webinar: Q3 European Private Market Insights.  All request submissions will be evaluated and a member of our team will contact qualified requestors with… Read More

Webinar | European Private Market Insights

Thank you for your interest in Lincoln’s Webinar: European Private Market Insights.  All request submissions will be evaluated and a member of our team will contact qualified requestors with a… Read More

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News & Media featuring Richard Olson

The Wall Street Journal | Investors Stuck in Private Valuation Limbo as Recession Looms

Originally posted by The Wall Street Journal on January 30th, 2023. Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, offers a perspective on private company performance in Europe.… Read More

CNBC | UK, EU Private Companies Remain Strong

Originally aired on CNBC on November 22, 2022. Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, explains why private companies are experiencing resiliency.

Citywire | Europe’s Private Debt Managers Embrace ESG-Linked Loans

Originally published by Citywire on March 16, 2022. A recent feature in Citywire features Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, to discuss the ESG market and… Read More

Private Debt Investor | Loan Note: Discipline holds amid deal boom

Originally published by Private Debt Investor on February 24, 2022.  Richard Olson, Managing Director at Lincoln’s Valuations and Opinions Group shares that oversupply of capital in private equity and private… Read More

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