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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.

Does a Correction Loom? Why This Time Wouldn’t Look Anything Like 2008

It’s been a bumpy ride of late as 2018 fades into the rearview mirror and we charge ahead into 2019. From see-sawing public debt and equity markets, the government shutdown, tariffs and […]

Environmental Services Market Update: Q3 2018

Lincoln International Environmental Services Stock Index increased 5.6% in Q3 2018.

Human Capital Management Services Market Update Q3 2018

Companies in the HR Technology Services index are trading up an average of 52.6% over the last 12 months.

Food & Beverage DealReader Q3 2018

Q3 2018 showed significant, unusually high activity involving corporate carveouts.

EMS DealReader Q3 2018

There was an uptick in M&A activity in Q3 as investors seek to build stronger platforms and scale up to capture revenue growth opportunities.

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.

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
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

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