Evolutions in the financing market require me to stay tuned in and continually refresh my understanding to repeatedly bring positive outcomes for clients.
Serge is responsible for Lincoln’s cross-border debt advisory activities in France. He has extensive experience in the raising of financing, including arranging corporate debt, mezzanine debt, unitranche financing and equity financing, in the context of leveraged transactions. He participates in the negotiation of debt restructuring, debt equity swap and reset of covenants for clients.
Serge has been involved in buy- and sell-side advisory roles with private equity clients and private owners and has raised capital financing in small and mid-sized transactions. He helps clients in the mid-market find new funding sources, such as private debt, which brings additional liquidity to the market and provides borrowers with different financing solutions.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Serge was Co-head of the mezzanine fund, ActoMezz, supporting financial sponsors in France. Previously, he managed a portfolio of private equity investments for Royal Bank of Scotland and was an investment director at PAI Partners.
Serge earned a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business and a degree in civil engineering from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
Lincoln International advised Leitmotiv Private Equity on its sale of Groupe Elan to Kresk Developpement and Unigrains
Lincoln International has advised Legal2Digital on raising capital from Andera Partners, Société Générale, Banque Populaire and LCL
Lincoln International advised Apera Asset Management on the refinancing of Objectware with new unitranche and acquisition facilities
Lincoln International advised Aldebaran Capital Partners on the acquisition of Numworks, with senior debt and mezzanine acquisition financing provided by Caisse d'Epargne Ile-de-France, Banque Populaire Rives de Paris, BNP Paribas and Access Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised Glass Partners Solutions on its sale of a minority stake to iXO Private Equity, Arkéa Capital and Crédit Agricole Pyrénées Gascogne
Lincoln International advised founders and shareholders of Batibig on the sale of a minority stake to SIPAREX Group and EMZ Partners
Lincoln International advised OpenGate Capital on acquisition of Extol from MCH Private Equity and combined it with Aluminum France Extrusion.
Lincoln International has advised Elaïs Orium, Capital Export and Argos Wityu on the sale of France Elévateur to Time Manufacturing Company, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital
Perspectives featuring Serge Palleau
Webinar | European Private Market Insights
Thank you for your interest in Lincoln’s Webinar: European Private Market Insights. All request submissions will be evaluated and a member of our team will contact qualified requestors with a… Read More
European Lending Markets: Navigating Debt Financing in Uncertain Times
As geopolitical tensions evolve, global inflation rises and companies cope with worldwide supply issues, many businesses are assessing their strategies for accessing debt financing in today’s market. In a recent… Read More
Webinar | The Latest Trends in Global Financings
On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Lincoln International’s global Capital Advisory Group hosted a webinar to discuss market insights from the 20+ financing transactions Lincoln has completed to date in 2021.… Read More
Lincoln International’s Capital Advisory Group Identifies Global Financing Trends in 2021
Throughout COVID-19, one question has come up time and again: Are lenders open for business? The resounding answer: YES. There has been strong appetite among lenders to provide financing—especially for… Read More
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