I enjoy using my experience to help clients navigate the complex, ever-evolving financing landscape and execute on their strategic priorities by finding the optimal capital solution.
Xenia advises corporate and private equity clients on complex debt transactions and cross-border financings with a focus on leveraged buyouts, dividend recapitalisations, refinancings and debt restructurings. Having worked in both the U.S. and Europe, Xenia has a truly global outlook across international debt capital markets.
Since 2007 she has arranged over $50 billion of debt volume across the full spectrum of debt and capital market products. Over this time, she has developed a strong network of relationships with local and global finance providers both in the U.S. and Europe. As such Xenia is able to draw from extensive experience in advising on capital structures and debt instruments across a wide array of industries both as an advisor and as a lender, and has particular industry experience in the Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT), Business Services, Financial Institutions and Healthcare sectors.
After starting her career in management consulting and accounting in the U.S., Xenia joined the TMT Leveraged Finance team at ING (New York & Amsterdam) and subsequently moved to the Debt Structuring & Origination team at Jefferies (London).
Xenia earned a Bachelor of Arts in business administration and international affairs from Franklin & Marshall College in the U.S. and studied international business at the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. She is a certified public accountant (inactive).
Recent Transactions in the United Kingdom
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that KIMS Hospital has been sold to LycaHealth
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that OneSpace, a portfolio company of Highland Capital Partners and Lewis & Clark Ventures, has been sold to Ascential plc
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that ARK Agency has been sold to OPEN Health, a portfolio company of Amulet Capital Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to have represented the shareholders of Epsilon Global Communications on its sale to KT Corporation and Daishin Private Equity for an enterprise value of $145 million
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Hg has madea strategic investment in HHAeXchange
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Corndel, a portfolio company of THI Investments, on its recapitalization
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has represented Compass Group Equity Partners in the sale of Beacon EmbeddedWorks to discoverIE Group plc, an FTSE250-listed electronics group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that The Segen Group Limited has been sold to family-owned City Electrical Factors
Perspectives featuring Xenia Sarri
From Corporate Social Responsibility to PE Impact Funds: Investor Interest in ESG and Sustainability Gains Pace
Institutional investors are increasingly accountable for how they deploy capital. More so than the widespread divestment from fossil fuels over the last decade, some capital allocators today are seeking to… 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
Webinar | Software Financings and the Rise of the Non-Bank Lending Market
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Lincoln International hosted a webinar to discuss the latest trends in software financings. With a shift in the market towards non-bank lenders, software businesses that… 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
News & Media featuring Xenia Sarri
PE News | Debt funds seek ways to fund the adoption of technology
Originally published by Private Equity News on September 20, 2021. Xenia Sarri, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Debt Advisory Group, discuss with PE News on how Covid has created a spike… Read More
Private Debt Investor | How Lenders are Adapting to Today’s Favoured Sectors
Originally published by Private Debt Investor on August 31, 2021. Xenia Sarri, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Capital Advisory Group, speaks with Private Debt Investor for its September’s edition on ways… Read More
Meet our Senior Team
I focus on creating value and establishing long-term relationships with my clients.
I am enthusiastic about creating sustainable growth and the highest value for our clients, and strive to leave a positive footprint beyond any successful M&A transaction.
Managing Director | Management Board MemberFrankfurt
I enjoy leading clients and realizing their objectives, while structuring solutions to issues that are both intriguing and challenging.
Managing Director | Head of SwitzerlandZurich
I am inspired by working with entrepreneurs and innovators who feel passionately about what they are creating.
Managing DirectorSan Francisco