The most successful and rewarding transactions are those which culminate with a well-established partnership with our client predicated on hard work, trust and alignment in mutual goals.
Roger delivers deep domain expertise on transactions that provide his clients with growth capital, liquidity and strategic partners to further enhance their business, products and market opportunity.
Roger has nearly 15 years of experience advising enterprise software companies on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). His experience includes buy-side and sell-side transactions, late-stage growth equity financings and cross-border advisory. Roger is inspired by technology, specifically software, as a significant contributor to recent economic growth with new platforms and products allowing entrepreneurs to innovate from anywhere in the world. Roger is focused on enterprise software, particularly infrastructure software, which is undergoing change to underlying software tools, systems and processes thereby creating massive market opportunities for his clients.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Roger covered enterprise software and security with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities). Previously, Roger worked at Oppenheimer and WR Hambrecht assisting technology clients in public equity and M&A transactions. He began his career on Wall Street with Deutsche Bank.
Roger holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.
Lincoln International has advised Perforce Software, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners and Clearlake Capital, on its agreement to acquire Puppet
Lincoln International has advised Audax Private Equity on the sale of Mobileum to H.I.G. Technology Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to advise Perforce Software on its acquisition of BlazeMeter from Broadcom
Lincoln International advised Mill Point Capital on the sale of Kemp Technologies to Progress Software (NasdaqGS: PRGS)
Lincoln International advised Level Equity on the sale of HVR Software to Fivetran, a portfolio company of Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst and ICONIQ Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ayehu Software by Resolve Systems
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has secured debt financing and advised Turn/River on all aspects of its strategic equity investment in Redwood Software
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Perforce Software, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners and Clearlake Capital Group L.P., has acquired 21Labs
Perspectives featuring Roger Knight
Our Economy Runs on Digital: Fueling Infrastructure Software Investment
As companies continue to move to the cloud and provide high-quality, global-scale cloud solutions, infrastructure software has seen a material increase in investment and consolidation, as evidenced by recent sponsor-led… Read More
The Pulse of Technology: TMT Subsector Investment Opportunities
In today’s digital world, technology has become a critical component of everyday life. Its continuous innovation coupled with its resilient nature have led it to become a focus of investors… 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
Webinar | Software Financings and the Rise of the Non-Bank Lending Market
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Lincoln International hosted a webinar to discuss the latest trends in software financings. With a shift in the market towards non-bank lenders, software businesses that… Read More
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