I am inspired by working with entrepreneurs and innovators who feel passionately about what they are creating.
Will leads Lincoln’s San Francisco Bay Area office and co-heads the firm’s Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Group, providing senior-level advisory services on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for companies in the sector. Will has nearly three decades of experience advising companies and private equity, venture capital and growth equity firms on corporate finance and M&A transactions. He has completed more than 200 transactions and raised over $100 billion for companies in the TMT sector.
Will brings a breadth of technology industry experience having lived and worked in Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York. He helps fast-growing technology companies realize their visions by providing actionable M&A and corporate finance advice and introducing them to the world’s leading acquirers and providers of capital. Will has experience advising companies and investors across the TMT landscape, including software, cybersecurity and semiconductors.
Will currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Centre College.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Will was a Managing Director at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers, where he served in a variety of senior roles, including heading the venture coverage, TMT equity capital markets and Asia capital markets teams. Will began his career as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
Will holds a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Kentucky College of Law and a Bachelor of Science from Centre College.
Recent Transactions in Technology, Media & Telecom
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Anexsys Limited, a subsidiary of the BGF-backed Hobs Group, has been acquired by Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a portfolio company of JLL Partners
Lincoln International has advised Airsweb on its sale to EcoOnline, a Norway-based company backed by Goldman Sachs, Summa Equity and Viking Venture
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Sparton Corporation, a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Cerberus”), has sold its manufacturing and design services division (“MDS”) to One Equity Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that SIGOS, LLC, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, LLC, has been acquired by Mobileum, Inc., a portfolio company of Audax Management Company, LLC
Alkemics has raised Series C funding from Highland Europe, Cathay Innovation, Index Ventures, SEB Alliance and Serena Capital
Lincoln International advised Kinly and its majority shareholder Avedon Capital Partners, on the acquisition of Alcuin-backed AVMI
Lincoln International advised K1 Investment Management on the sale of FMG Suite to Aurora Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised Ardian on its agreed acquisition of a majority stake in Swissbit
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