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 has advised on the sale of TestProject to Tricentis, a portfolio company of Insight Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of Spiders Games, a major RPG video game studio, to the listed group Bigben Interactive
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the successful sale of Webtrekk, a portfolio company of Deutsche Private Equity, to Mapp, a portfolio company of Marlin Equity Partners
Lincoln is pleased to announce that APCT, a Saugatuck Capital platform company, has been sold to Angeles Equity Partners
Lincoln International advises Ocado Group Plc on strategic vertical farming partnership
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Thompson Street Capital Partners has sold Complus Data Innovations to Passport Labs, Inc.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Capvis on its acquisition of a majority stake in Xovis
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the successful sale of UDG United Digital Group, a portfolio company of EQT, to Performance Interactive Alliance, a portfolio company of Equistone
Perspectives by William Bowmer
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The global cybersecurity market has grown tremendously—from $4 billion in 2004 to more than $120 billion in 2017. The Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) market is no exception—it is expected to grow […]
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