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Zack focuses on institutions and businesses across the entire education ecosystem with more recent expansion of coverage where knowledge and talent sectors intersect. He helps businesses with strong value propositions of enhancing learning and/or career opportunities for learners/talent or creating efficiencies in the delivery of these services. Given his training in education policy and industry experience within one of the largest global education companies, Zack provides thesis-driven, strategic advice with an emphasis on delivering long-term value for his clients and their constituencies.
Most recently, Zack was Head of Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions at Adtalem Global Education. Prior to Adtalem, Zack was a Managing Director at Lazard where he focused exclusively on the education sector. Zack’s professional history also includes roles as a Director at BMO Capital Markets, and a Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (f/k/a Banc of America Securities). He started his investment banking career at Wells Fargo (f/k/a Wachovia Securities).
Zack serves on the Board of Trustees of the United Church of Christ Chicago Theological Seminary and the HKS Fund Executive Council of the Harvard Kennedy School.
Zack holds both a Master of Public Administration with a focus on education policy from Harvard University, and a Master of Business Administration in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago. He earned a Bachelor of Science with honors in chemical engineering from the University of Houston.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that UAS Laboratories LLC, a portfolio company of Lakeview Equity Partners, LLC, has been sold to Chr. Hansen Holding A/S (CPSE:CHR), a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries
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
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that North Castle Partners has made a strategic investment in Sparx Hockey
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that The Araz Group, Inc. (d/b/a HealthEZ) has received an investment from Abry Partners LP
Lincoln advised Gibson Holdings Inc on the intended disposal of its 54.65% shareholding in TSE-listed TEAC Corporation to Global Acoustic Partners through a public tender offer by Global Acoustic Partners
Lincoln International advised K1 Investment Management on the sale of FMG Suite to Aurora Capital Partners
Lincoln International advised Warren Equity Partners on the sale of Multifuels Midstream Group
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