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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.

Chemicals
Chemicals Quarterly Review Q4 2019

During Q4 2019, the Lincoln International chemicals & materials indexes and S&P 500 remained relatively in line with the prior quarter and the prior year.

Lincoln Remains at the Top of MergerMarket’s Global Industrials List

2019: A Shining Year for Lincoln International’s Industrials Group Lincoln International’s Global Industrials Group retained its spot atop the league tables in 2019. Our leadership in the sector continues to be recognized […]

Packaging Quarterly Review Q4 2019

Q4 M&A activity certainly suggests that the private equity community remains highly focused on the packaging sector.

Chemicals
Chemicals Quarterly Review Q3 2019

During Q3 2019, the Lincoln International chemicals & materials indexes and S&P 500 remained relatively in line with the prior quarter.

Auto Parts E-commerce Continuing to Hit on All Cylinders

Merger and acquisition activity within the auto aftermarket continues to showcase robust growth driven by strong industry fundamentals. The U.S. light vehicles in operation and miles driven continue to increase across an […]

Packaging Quarterly Review Q3 2019

The packaging sector experienced a very active third quarter of 2019, highlighted by the significant number of closed transactions, as well as the number of packaging assets currently in the market.

Tying the Knot: Auto Suppliers Should Follow the OEMs’ Example and Partner up to Meet Industry Demands

The automotive industry continues to undergo radical transformation as the impact of electrification, autonomous driving and ride sharing gains pace. To address these new technologies, players in the auto industry—both at the […]

Industry 4.0

Producing Value for a Growing M&A Market

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
Drilling Down on Industrials: Spotlight on Consumable Tools

With bumpy markets leaving investors wondering how much longer the bull market can run, private equity sponsors are on the hunt for companies they can hold onto throughout the next economic cycle. […]

Global Dynamics Drive Hazards and Opportunities in the Auto Industry

As the economy shudders, dipping its toe into the waters of a recession, macroeconomic, regulatory and geopolitical trends have been disrupting the automotive industry, creating headwinds and pockets of opportunity in each […]

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