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Robert spearheads Lincoln’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services for global automotive and mobility technology 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.
Lincoln International advised Firstronic, LLC on its sale to LACROIX Group and Bpifrance
Lincoln International advised Insight Equity on the sale of Plasman to MiddleGround Capital
Lincoln International advised HBM Holdings on its sale of Tru-Flex to Nelson Global Products, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners
Lincoln International advised Trèves Group on raising financing for its acquisition of CTA Acoustics, a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management
Lincoln International advised TrafficCast International on its sale to Iteris, Inc.
Lincoln International advised Plews & Edelmann on the sale of its retail segment to Highline Aftermarket, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group
Lincoln International advised PRECO Electronics on its acquisition by Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Graham Partners has sold its portfolio company TransAxle to Crossplane Capital
Perspectives featuring Robert Satow
Global Supply Chain Volatility: 2022 Outlook
Amidst historic production disruption, shortages and low levels of inventory, manufacturers, distributors and retailers have been adapting business strategy real-time in response to continued volatility. There has been a rising… Read More
While Automotive Supply Chain Headaches Drag On, Buyers & Sellers Prepare for a Busy Year of Dealmaking in 2022
Automakers and suppliers were forced to cope with unique supply chain challenges in 2021, driving significant disruption to production and resulting in levels of inventory at unseen historic lows. These… Read More
Race Toward Electrification: Automotive Players Define Investment Strategy for the Future
In 2020, global electric vehicle (EV) sales rose by 38%, despite a decline of 20% in total car sales around the world during the pandemic. In May 2021, IHS Markit… Read More
Capital Requirements Drive Seismic Shifts in Auto Competitive Landscape
From the boardrooms of auto original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers around the globe, the geographic landscape of the automotive industry is being continuously reshaped. Archnemeses are forming unlikely alliances.… Read More
News & Media featuring Robert Satow
Lincoln International adds John McClure as Managing Director
Lincoln International, a leading global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of John McClure as a Managing Director in the firm’s automotive and truck sector, a… Read More
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