Extensive Private Equity Relationships

We partner with private equity firms to maximize the value of their investments.

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  • 38%
    M&A transactions with PE acquirers in 2021
  • 400+
    transactions worldwide in 2021
  • >60%
    of clients were private equity in 2021

Connected to Secure Maximum Value for Private Equity

As a leading provider of investment banking advisory services for private equity, we remain extremely active in the market, spotting trends and identifying opportunities that will benefit our clients. We are part of the fabric of the industries we serve, and we develop deep relationships to understand investment strategies and focus. Our bankers form a close-knit team that works together seamlessly, sharing information, relationships, perspectives and ideas across groups and regions to seek maximum return on our clients’ investments.


Services for Private Equity

Lincoln’s global professionals provide private equity clients and management teams with insightful and focused services for sell-side and buy-side mergers and acquisitions, debt advisory, special situations, performance benchmarking and when conducting valuations or providing opinions.


Partnered for Success

Opportunities are created through our unique combination of deep industry knowledge, direct experience and meaningful global relationships. We have a breadth and depth of industry knowledge and contacts across verticals and borders which create an array of prospective solutions for clients. We are rigorous and resourceful in our approach and flex-based on the objectives of our clients. The consistency of our people and the quality of our strategic approach, combined with thoughtful execution, help clients achieve excellent results.

Lincoln Private Market Index

The middle market continues to provide an attractive rate of return for investors. The Lincoln Private Market Index is a key benchmarking tool for private equity sponsors and institutional investors. This quarterly index offers a unique measurement of changes in enterprise value of private companies.

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