I enjoy the opportunity to provide clients with insightful and unbiased advice that will help them make the most informed decisions possible.
Ron provides debt advisory and valuation services to clients across industries. Ron is co-head of the firm’s global Valuations and Opinions Group and a member of Lincoln’s Global Management Committee.
Ron has over 30 years of experience advising corporate and private equity clients on the structuring and arranging of financings for acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, refinancings and dividend recapitalization. He maintains strong relationships with a wide network of financing sources, enabling him to provide issuers with financing solutions tailored to their specific needs. Ron also provides valuations and fairness opinions to a variety of clients including business development corporations, hedge funds, private equity funds and private debt funds. Throughout his career, Ron has worked with a variety of companies in the manufacturing, distribution and service industries.
Ron serves on the Board of Directors of Parksite Inc. and Osterman & Co. He also sits on the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee of the NPR Foundation. Ron is widely published and is a frequent speaker on the topic of capital raising.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Ron was a managing director at Duff & Phelps and Mesirow Financial. Prior to entering the investment banking field, Ron was Chief Financial Officer of several public companies including Farm House Foods. He started his career in public accounting as an auditor for KPMG.
Ron earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Cincinnati. He is a certified public accountant.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Insight Equity has refinanced Plasman Group
Lincoln International represents Cathay Capital in the sale of Basic Fun! to K'NEX Brands, L.P.
Lincoln International advises Parksite, Inc. in the acquisition financing for Atlantic Plywood Corporation
Lincoln International represents Pace Industries, a portfolio company of Kenner & Company, in a preferred equity issuance
Lincoln International provides financial advisory services to GSO Capital Partners LP for the acquisition of a $2.4 billion mid-market loan portfolio from NewStar Financial, Inc.
Lincoln International advised One Equity Partners on their acquisition of Intren, LLC
Lincoln International represents Providence Industries in a private placement financing
Perspectives featuring Ron Kahn
Private Equity and Private Credit Resiliency is Not an Illusion
Many macroeconomic factors have contributed to recent public market volatility, including inflation, labor shortages, rising interest rates and recent banking system instability. While private market valuations have demonstrated less volatility… Read More
Webinar | Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group: Q1 2021 Private Equity
On Thursday, March 25, 2021, a panel of Lincoln International professionals hosted a webinar discussing the following topics: Private Market Ev Trends Company Performance Trends and 2021 Outlook Market Update… Read More
Webinar | Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group: Q1 2021 Credit
On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, Lincoln International’s Valuations & Opinions Group hosted a webinar discussing private market EV trends, company performance trends and 2021 outlook, amendments and credit markets, fair… Read More
Webinar | Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group: Q4 2020 Credit
On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, Lincoln International’s Valuations & Opinions Group recently hosted a webinar discussing the state of the market, COVID-19 impact on private company fundamentals and amendments, and… Read More
News & Media featuring Ron Kahn
Media Digest: Q3 2023 Lincoln Private Market Index
Our Valuations & Opinions Group recently discussed findings from the Q3 2023 Lincoln Private Market Index with several publications. Terminal CFO LevFin Insights PE Professional Pitchbook Axios Blackstone
Lincoln International adds William Epstein as Managing Director
Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce that William Epstein has joined as a Managing Director in the firm’s Valuations & Opinions Group in Los Angeles. William… Read More
CFO | Earnings Multiples for PE-Backed Firms Fall for 7th Straight Quarter
Originally posted by CFO on February 22, 2023. For private companies, a modest increase in EBITDA kept their valuations from declining in Q4 2022. In fact, the Lincoln PMI (LPMI)… Read More
Buyouts | Writedowns are Coming, But the Pain May Be Muted
Originally published by Buyouts on August 1, 2022. Ron Kahn, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations and Opinions Group, shares how economic uncertainty and inflation could impact company performance. View the… Read More