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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.

Packaging Stock Index Q3 2018

Q3 2018 global packaging company operating statistics and valuation parameters

Outlook for Industrials

Strong industrials company performance and deal activity will continue to drive success in 2019, despite some uncertainty around tariffs and ongoing trade negotiations. Here are the trends we’re watching. M&A Market – […]

Chemicals Sector Market Update Q2 2018

Chemical industry momentum continued in Q2, but raw material Inflation to limit gains. Read more

Building & Infrastructure Market Update Q2 2018

The Lincoln building products index has traded at a premium to the S&P 500 for the last nine years as investors have been willing to pay for the anticipated earnings growth of […]

Packaging Stock Index Q2 2018

Q2 2018 global packaging company operating statistics and valuation parameters

Chemicals Market Update Q1 2018

Chemical industry momentum continued in Q1 2018, but raw material inflation to limit gains

Packaging Stock Index Q1 2018

Q1 2018 global packaging company operating statistics and valuation parameters

Chemicals Market Update Q4 2017

Chemical industry momentum resumed during Q4, lower U.S. tax rate to help 2018

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
Packaging Stock Index Q4 2017

Q4 2017 global packaging stock index by sector

Chemicals Market Update Q3 2017

Chemical industry momentum disrupted by Q3 2017 hurricanes

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