I am a rigorous advocate for my clients with a hands-on, communicative approach, focused on delivering intense advocacy and outlier results.
Sean has more than 20 years of experience leading mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions for clients in the energy, power and industrial technology markets. He has a deep knowledge of the undercurrents driving the industrial market, specializing in high-growth end markets such as power, energy, infrastructure, motion control and process industries.
Sean has an in-depth understanding of M&A economics, focusing on market leaders in growth industries and selling high-quality businesses for premium valuations. He has worked on more than 100 transactions for Fortune 500, private equity and leading private company clients and advised niche engineered product companies on numerous cross-border transactions. As one of Lincoln’s most tenured employees, Sean has been instrumental in the firm’s domestic and international growth initiatives.
Sean has spent his entire career at Lincoln, joining shortly after the firm’s founding as the sixth employee.
Sean earned a Bachelor of Science (with honors) from the College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Illinois and St. Andrews University in Scotland.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Guardian Capital Partners has sold CIS Global to nVent Electric plc (NYSE: NVT)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Trombetta, a portfolio company of Fulham & Co., has been sold to Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE: SMP)
Lincoln International has advised Esko in the sale of Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems
Lincoln International advised Sunpro Solar has been sold to a group of investors including Compass Group Equity Partners, MGG Investment Group, LP, TGP Investments and Millstone Capital Advisors
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of ILSCO to ECM Industries, a portfolio company of Sentinel Capital Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to have advised OpenGate Capital on the sale of its portfolio company, Power Partners, to Pioneer Transformers
Lincoln International is pleased to have advised Clyde Bergemann Power Group on the sale of Clyde Industries to Wynnchurch Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of the leading provider of specification-grade luminaires, The Luminaries Group, to Acuity Brands, Inc.
Perspectives featuring Sean Bennis
Industrial Technology Leaders are Likely Buyers for First Wave of Post-Pandemic Industrials M&A
The COVID-19 pandemic has already brought significant changes to the deal-making landscape. While regular-way deal activity has ground to a halt, strategic Industrial Technology buyers largely remain “open” and accessible.… Read More
Powering Utility & Infrastructure Services M&A Activity in a COVID-19 Landscape
Last month, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), along with other federal agencies, state and local governments and the private sector, created an advisory list of “Essential Critical Infrastructure… Read More
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