Robert Horak

Managing Director
Chicago Debt Advisory +1 (312) 580-2804
I am driven by the opportunity to work on important transactions with intelligent, creative people who are focused on building businesses that are the backbone of the American economy.

Bob raises debt capital and arranges financings for a variety of transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, dividend recapitalizations and refinancings. His clients include private equity sponsors, independent sponsors and private companies.

With nearly 30 years of experience in lending and advisory roles, Bob has become a trusted advisor to private equity and other business owners. Bob focuses on the complex and continuously evolving lending markets, so clients can focus more of their time on primary return-generating activities.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Bob was a Vice President for GE Capital’s global sponsor finance business and an Assistant Vice President for Heller Financial, Inc.

Bob earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois.

Perspectives featuring Robert Horak

Lincoln International’s Capital Advisory Group Identifies Global Financing Trends in 2021

Throughout COVID-19, one question has come up time and again: Are lenders open for business? The resounding answer: YES. There has been strong appetite among lenders to provide financing—especially for… Read More

Lincoln’s Latest

In Q3 2020, Lincoln International introduced Lincoln’s Latest video series.  Experts from across industries, services and geographies, sharing perspectives on current trends, recent observations and future outlooks through this quarterly… Read More

Q&A: The State of Global Lending

View original post from Pitchbook on September 16, 2019 here.                                           … Read More

State of the Financing Market: Webcast

September 2017 webcast hosted by Lincoln’s Debt Advisory professionals, Ron Kahn, Bob Horak, Natalie Marjancik, Christine Tiseo, John Laws, Tim Blonn and Jon Paris. Click here to play webcast.

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