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 over 30 years of experience in lending and advisory roles, Bob has long-standing relationships and deep experience across the private capital markets. He has become a trusted advisor to private equity clients as well as private business owners, providing informed perspective on the complex and continuously evolving financing markets, so they can focus on operating and growing their businesses.
Prior to joining Lincoln in 2004, Bob was a lender for 13 years. His lending experience includes three years in GE Capital’s global sponsor finance business and almost 10 years at Heller Financial.
Bob earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Illinois.
Lincoln International advised Florida Food Products, a portfolio company of MidOcean Partners, on its acquisition of Amelia Bay
Lincoln International advised Trive Capital on the refinancing of Madison Kipp Corporation
Lincoln International advises Industrial Opportunity Partners on the acquisition of United Poly Systems
Lincoln International advised Bertram Capital on its refinancing of Anord in connection with its acquisition of Mardix Group
Lincoln International advised GenNx360 Capital Partners in its refinancing of Precinmac
Lincoln International represents THL Credit in the restructuring and sale of CRS Reprocessing LLC to Triangle Capital Corporation
Perspectives featuring Robert Horak
The Latest Trends in Global Financings
On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Lincoln International’s global Capital Advisory Group hosted a webinar to discuss market insights from the 20+ financing transactions Lincoln has completed to date in 2021.… Read More
Dividend Recap Activity Reaches All-Time High
What drives this activity and what risks do boards face? As the initial economic fallout from COVID-19 dissipated towards the end of 2020, the drought of dividend recaps in 1H20… Read More
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
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
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