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 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.
Lincoln International advises Pioneer Power Solutions and provided a fairness opinion on the sale of its transformer business to Mill Point Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to have advised Sunbelt Transformer, a portfolio company of Trilantic North America, on its merger with Solomon Corporation, a portfolio company of funds managed by the GFI Energy Group of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
Lincoln International advises Incline Equity in the sale of Rotating Machinery Services, Inc. to Cortec Group
Lincoln is pleased to announce that Frontline Tooling Solutions, an Audax Private Equity portfolio company, has divested Techniks Tool Group to an affiliate of Z Capital Partners
Perspectives by 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. For private […]
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 Workforce.” This […]
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