Robert Satow

Managing Director
New York Mergers & Acquisitions Automotive & Truck +1 (212) 277-8102
We provide deep industry knowledge, a thoughtful approach on how to position a business, and leverage our extensive relationships in the industry to create value for our clients.

Robert spearheads Lincoln’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services for global automotive and truck businesses. He has over 25 years of extensive corporate finance experience advising public and private companies and family-owned businesses on M&A, public company takeover transactions, initial public offerings and restructurings.

Robert brings a thorough understanding of the automotive industry to his clients. He helps his clients seize M&A opportunities arising as technology impacts the industry creating new market entrants, and causing consolidation and repositioning of existing business models. Robert also has significant experience advising automotive suppliers on cross-border M&A to achieve global expansion.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Robert worked for Close Brothers Corporate Finance, where he headed the firm’s advanced manufacturing industry group. Previously, Robert worked for Hill Samuel & Co. and KPMG.

Robert earned a Bachelor of Science at Bristol University. He is a qualified associate chartered accountant.

Perspectives by Robert Satow

What is the New Normal? A Closer Look at Automotive Demand & Supply Chain Impact

In April, U.S. light vehicle sales fell almost 50% year on year and resulted in a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) of just 8.6m – significantly lower than any other monthly sales […]

COVID-19 Impact On Auto Industry – How Long Will It Last?

The COVID-19 crisis has already had a profound impact on the global automotive industry. OEMs have shuttered assembly plants throughout North America and Europe and this has resulted in virtually all suppliers […]

Tying the Knot: Auto Suppliers Should Follow the OEMs’ Example and Partner up to Meet Industry Demands

The automotive industry continues to undergo radical transformation as the impact of electrification, autonomous driving and ride sharing gains pace. To address these new technologies, players in the auto industry—both at the […]

Global Dynamics Drive Hazards and Opportunities in the Auto Industry

As the economy shudders, dipping its toe into the waters of a recession, macroeconomic, regulatory and geopolitical trends have been disrupting the automotive industry, creating headwinds and pockets of opportunity in each […]

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