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We provide the perspective to succeed in an increasingly interconnected, globalized economy. With deep industry knowledge, timely market intelligence and strategic insights, we help clients achieve excellent results and strive to outperform their highest expectations – of us, and of themselves.

COVID-19 Pandemic Could Accelerate Recent U.S. Healthcare Growth Trends

One hundred years after the 1918 Spanish Flu, the world is facing another pandemic: COVID-19. Government and healthcare officials are working around the clock to flatten the curve and slow the spread […]

Fitness Industry Insights: Working Out Solutions Amidst Uncertainty

With the spread of COVID-19, social distancing and orders to “shelter in place,” health clubs everywhere are grappling with sudden and significant business challenges – as well as profound uncertainty on what […]

How COVID-19 Could Change Consumer Spending Behavior, Even in a Post-Pandemic World

As people stock chest freezers with frozen meals and stores and restaurants temporality shutter their doors, COVID-19 has undoubtedly created significant disruption within consumer purchasing in the restaurant, retail and CPG sectors […]

Thinking Outside The Box

Restaurants have never faced such a challenging operating environment with the combined risks to the health and wellbeing of their staff and customers, along with purely seeking to get through this period […]

Getting from A to B: A Roadmap to Freight Forwarding

A Closer Look at Shifting Dynamics like COVID-19, Flight to Scale, and Tech Disruption Mar 2020 With the rolling in of a new decade came the inking of a “phase one” trade […]

An Overview of the Lincoln Middle Market Index

The Lincoln Middle Market Index is a first-of its kind quarterly index that tracks the enterprise value of more than 1,800 privately held, mid-market portfolio companies for  approximately 100 sponsors and lenders. […]

Better Together: Critical Early Steps Towards JV and Partnership Success

Marc van Grondelle and Emma Blackley of Lincoln’s global Joint Ventures & Partnering practice unpack why JVs and partnerships are so often overlooked and how to execute them without mishap. Why is […]

Restaurant Investors Are Expected to Remain Active in 2020

Buyers Are Sitting on Capital That Needs to be Deployed While middle-market restaurant brands once aggressively pursued IPO’s as the liquidity event of choice, today private equity and family offices have become […]

Lincoln MMI Q3 2019

Gain Insight into the Mid-Market

We focus on the segment that powers the global economy: the mid-market. Our first-of its kind quarterly index tracks the enterprise value of more than 1,300 privately held, mid-market portfolio companies for approximately 100 sponsors and lenders. New for this quarter, the index also includes equity values of mid-market companies.

  • Quarterly index provides a unique measurement of changes in enterprise value of private middle market companies
  • Provides a key benchmarking tool for private equity sponsors and institutional investors
  • Six key industry indices: Business Services, Consumer, Energy, Healthcare, Industrials and Technology
  • Shows high correlation to public U.S. stock markets but less volatility

The Lincoln MMI provide clients with unique access to information for measuring and benchmarking the performance of their companies and portfolios against several key indicators.

Explore the Lincoln Middle Market Index
Three Trends to Watch: 2020 Industrials M&A

Lincoln Remains at the Top of MergerMarket’s Global Industrials List Lincoln International’s Global Industrials Group retained its spot atop the league tables in 2019. Our leadership in the sector continues to be […]

2020 Outlook: Four Trends to Watch in the Tech Sector

2019 was a year of robust activity in the tech sector, and another record year for Lincoln International’s TMT team. Several notable Lincoln deals include the acquisition of Livermore Software Technology Corporation […]

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