There is nothing more satisfying than completing a deal and seeing the true advisory value we brought to the situation, and the excitement of the client.
Bobby advises clients on the best approach to maximize their investment returns on businesses they hold in the industrial space. He has significant mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory experience, working on numerous transactions for leading private equity firms, public companies and private and family-owned businesses. His experience includes buy- and sell-side transactions, cross-border advisory, debt advisory and valuations. Bobby extends himself beyond the sale process to develop long-term partnerships with clients and provide value at each step of their investment.
Bobby has a deep knowledge of industrial business dynamics and advises his clients regarding changes in regulations, brand competitiveness, manufacturing models and global trends. He leverages his mechanical engineering background to connect with leaders in the industry and has developed trusted relationships. Bobby has strong transaction experience with a broad range of industrial companies, specifically motion control, rubber and plastics, filtration, interconnects, engineered components and systems and tool-related products.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Bobby conducted M&A at Morgan Stanley. His diverse experience includes trading in the automated execution division at TradeLink, a quantitative hedge fund, and engineer consulting at Sargent & Lundy.
Bobby earned a Master of Business Administration (with Honors) from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois.
Lincoln International advised Sentinel Capital Partners on the sale of Nekoosa to Appvion, a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital
Lincoln International advised MacLean Power on receiving a majority equity investment from Centerbridge Partners
Lincoln International advised Rochester Cable, a company of TE Connectivity, on its sale to Hexatronic
Lincoln International has advised Merit Capital Partners on the sale of Monarch Industries to TriWest Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised High Road Capital Partners on the sale of Radix Wire & Cable to Windjammer Capital
Lincoln International advised Audax Private Equity has on the acquisition of Rensa Filtration from The Edgewater Funds and The Duchossois Group
Lincoln International advised Delos Capital on the sale of FCA Packaging to Wynnchurch Capital
Perspectives featuring Robert Reifman
Investors Train Sights on Air Filtration Businesses
Emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, people have a heightened level of focus on their health and wellness, specifically the air they breathe. While they were once concerned with air quality,… Read More
Industrial Technology Leaders are Likely Buyers for First Wave of Post-Pandemic Industrials M&A
The COVID-19 pandemic has already brought significant changes to the deal-making landscape. While regular-way deal activity has ground to a halt, strategic Industrial Technology buyers largely remain “open” and accessible.… Read More
Drilling Down on Industrials: Spotlight on Consumable Tools
With bumpy markets leaving investors wondering how much longer the bull market can run, private equity sponsors are on the hunt for companies they can hold onto throughout the next… Read More
News & Media featuring Robert Reifman
PE Hub | ‘Productivity is Critical’ when Buying in the Competitive Industrials Sector
Originally published by PE Hub on February 8, 2022. Robert Reifman, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Industrials Group, meets with PE Hub to discuss key trends and outlook for investors in… Read More
Meet our Senior Team
Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Dr. Michael Drill
Managing Director | CEO Germany | Chairman of the Management BoardFrankfurt
I am resolute in providing honest, insightful and pragmatic advice to clients.
The ability to position clients so they can realize value and achieve their goals is what inspires me.
Managing Director | Co-head of EuropeLondon