Investment in the Consumer Sector

Sep 2018

Lincoln Managing Directors discuss enthusiasm for M&A in the consumer sector and how rapid change is acting as a catalyst for investment and innovation.


  • Lincoln International's M&A professionals in the firm's Consumer group explain how e-commerce businesses are easily and quickly scaled.

  • We are experiencing a nice combination of dynamics that are driving high multiples and deal activity.
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Meet our Senior Team in Consumer

David Houser

Managing Director


Mergermarket | Consumer Trendspotter on European M&A

View original document here, published July 17, 2020.                                Written by Mergermarket, the leading provider of forward-looking M&A intelligence […]

Food & Beverage transactions continue to close during unprecedented times

During times of market volatility, investors gravitate to the stable, recession-resistant qualities of the Food & Beverage sector. In the current environment, with in-home consumption up meaningfully, Food & Beverage companies selling […]

CNBC Squawk Box Feature | Should Amazon Buy Macy’s?

View original post from CNBC on June 30, 2020 here. As brick-and-mortar shops maintain over 80% of retail sales, e-commerce platforms are exploring opportunities to take a slice of that revenue. Lincoln International’s […]

E-commerce and the Compression of Retail Disruption

In recent years, the consumer shopping experience was already experiencing rapid upheaval with e-commerce growing from 6.5% of total retail sales in 2014 to 11.0% in 2019(1); COVID-19 only accelerated the disruption […]