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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.
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Regulatory Compliance Watch | SEC Examines PFs’ Third-party Valuations
Originally posted by Regulatory Compliance Watch on March 31, 2023. The SEC is asking private fund advisers to explain how they monitor the boundaries between their firms and third-party valuation… Read More
Regulatory Compliance Watch | In-person Exams Resume
Originally posted by Regulatory Compliance Watch on March 3, 2023. The SEC plans to increase its on-site interactions with regulated entities but will continue to conduct remote examinations when applicable.… Read More
Private Equity International | How Private Equity Valuations Measure Up
Originally posted by Private Equity International on February 28, 2023. Private equity firms have been navigating market volatility for the past 12 to 18 months, and public market valuations have… Read More
Private Equity International | Covenant Breaches Trend Upward as GPs Navigate Uncertainty
Originally posted by Private Equity International on February 22, 2023. According to the Lincoln PMI (LPMI), private equity (PE) firms and their portfolio companies are becoming increasingly concerned about financial… Read More
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