What inspires me is the opportunity to win for our clients and win for our firm. I enjoy the challenge of working closely with clients towards the shared goal of a successful transaction.
Sam provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to clients in the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) sector. He has significant buy-side and sell-side M&A experience, working on a number of transactions involving Fortune 500 and publicly traded companies, as well as advising leading private equity firms and privately held businesses on strategic alternatives. Sam’s M&A experience includes advising on divestitures of corporate carve-outs and cross-border transactions.
Sam has worked with TMT companies for more than 10 years and has a deep understanding of the dynamics driving M&A opportunity including the fundamental reliance of software across its sub-sectors. He uses this knowledge to help clients convey near and long-term software value propositions to potential investors and acquirers.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Sam worked in the financial restructuring practice of Alvarez & Marsal. Previously, he focused on infrastructure, transportation and utilities at Lehman Brothers Investment Banking.
Sam earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College.
Lincoln is excited to have represented Marco Polo and Global Plastics in their merger to form MGI and their subsequent minority sale to ITOCHU International, the U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo, Japan-based ITOCHU Group
Lincoln International represents Solvay SA (EBR:SOLB) in the sale of its facility in Charleston, South Carolina, and the phosphorus derivatives-based products made at the plant, to Lanxess AG (ETR:LXS)
Lincoln International represents Italmatch Chemicals, a portfolio company of Ardian, in its acquisition of Detrex Corporation
Lincoln International represents SK Capital Partners in its acquisition of Foremark Performance Chemicals (formerly D.B. Western – Texas)
Lincoln International represents Complus Data Innovations, Inc. in a recapitalization by Thompson Street Capital Partners
Lincoln International represents Concentric Equity Partners in the sale of Allegro MicroSystems, LLC to K1 Investment Management, LLC (d.b.a. K1 Capital)
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