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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 our clients achieve excellent results and strive to outperform their highest expectations – of us, and of themselves.

Filling the Gap – How Private Enterprise is Tackling the Up-skilling and Re-skilling Challenge

Much has been written over the last several months and years about the looming divide between available jobs and the supply of candidates with the requisite skills to fill those jobs. Moreover, […]

Education Technology & Services Market Update Q3 2018

On average in Q3, EBITDA multiples for the subsectors increased 0.4x from the prior quarter and were up 2.7x on a year over year basis.

Energy Power & Infrastructure
Solar Energy Stock Index Q3 2018

In Q3, the EPC Integrators / Developers Index increased 7.0% from last quarter.

Distribution Market Update Q3 2018

Lincoln’s Distribution Index recorded a gain of 5.2% in Q3 2018 vs. Q2 2018. Read more

EMS Stock Index Q3 2018

EMS Stock Index Q3 Highlight – Small Index has increased 4.6% from last quarter. Read more

Q3 2018 Lincoln MMI Report

The Lincoln MMI demonstrates that privately held middle market companies are generating returns comparable to major public stock market indices, but with less volatility.

China | European M&A Opportunities

Deal insights for Chinese and European business leaders from Lincoln’s investment banking advisors.

Doctor’s Orders: Disruption Driving Deals

Remember when you had to wait to hail a cab, could only watch a show on a weekly basis and had to go to a store to buy groceries? That was less […]

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.

  • 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
Brexit Impact on UK M&A

As the deadline for the UK to leave the European Union edges ever closer, the M&A market has been outperforming expectations. According to the recent Mergermarket Trend Report, UK M&A transaction value […]

PE Firms Seeking Software

Software is powering everything from supply chains to healthcare, and private equity firms have taken notice. It’s well documented that private equity firms are sitting on more dry powder than ever before, […]

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