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 $70 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 and Financial Institutions.
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.
Lincoln International has advised Verdane on raising financing for the acquisition of global marketing technology leader Papirfly Group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Paladone has been sold to IVEST Consumer Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Vantage Data Centers has raised pre-development financing for multiple new sites across Europe
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised SFW Capital Partners on the financing of its acquisition of Captify Technologies
Lincoln advised York Capital Management on the capital raise to acquire and merge Cennox and Bancsource
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Kerv, a portfolio company of LDC, in raising growth debt financing
Perspectives featuring Xenia Sarri
Looking to Europe for Insight on the Increasing Criticality of ESG in Investing
As enthusiasm for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment continues to rise, businesses and institutional investors are shifting focus to maximize the impact of purpose-driven investments and take advantage of… Read More
Webinar | Software and the Rise of ARR-based Financings
On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, Lincoln International hosted experts from the firm’s U.S. and European Capital Advisory, Valuations and M&A Groups for a webinar to discuss the latest trends in… 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
Data Center Download: Accelerating Growth, Record Interest in the Space and Transformational Opportunities
Our world has become more reliant than ever on data. As technological innovation stretches from the smartphones in our pockets to wearables, self-driving cars, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, Industry 4.0… Read More
News & Media featuring Xenia Sarri
Debtwire | ARR-based financing uptake challenges lenders’ cashflow orthodoxy – Mid-Market Chatter
Originally published by Debtwire on March 3, 2022. Xenia Sarri, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Debt Advisory Group, discusses how last few years have seen increased prevalence in ARR-based lending across… Read More
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
Real Deals | Taking the Temperature on Debt
Originally published by Real Deals on August 12, 2021. Aude Doyen and Xenia Sarri, Managing Directors in Lincoln’s Debt Advisory Group, discuss with Real Deals their perspective on the state… Read More
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