Business Valuations

With deep M&A industry knowledge combined with strong technical experience, we perform business valuations for a variety of purposes including for financial reporting, tax, buy-sell arrangements, restructuring, litigation and other strategic matters.

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Business Valuations rooted in Practical Market Knowledge

Our M&A industry knowledge and technical expertise allow us to provide businesses and shareholder with trusted valuations advice for a variety of purposes. Whether contemplating a business restructuring or transactions between shareholders, our team of professionals will advise on matters related to valuations including financial reporting, tax and litigation needs.

Business valuations require more than just technical know-how and our team of professionals leverage our deep M&A industry and capital markets knowledge to ensure business valuations are rooted in real-world dynamics, supported by data, technically sound and defendable to auditors, regulators and other interested parties. If dealing with matters of litigation, we can act as an expert witness and provide testimony for valuations-related matters in arbitration, courts of law and other venues.

The Lincoln Difference

Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, housed in a global investment bank with highly active M&A and Capital Advisory Groups, brings real world experience and deep industry expertise to every one of its transaction opinion engagements.

Firm-wide collaboration with Global Mergers & Acquisitions Investment Banking Advisory and Capital Advisory deliver best-in-class, highly defensible opinions.

M&A Advisory

Capital Advisory Group

M&A industry bankers provide the deal team transactional expertise, extensive industry sector expertise and a comprehensive database of closed deals. Capital markets bankers provide the deal team unparalleled market expertise from raising growth equity, arranging debt financing and providing advisory services involving bespoke securities or restructuring transactions to solve capital structure challenges.

Perspectives & Publications

The Wall Street Journal | Investors Stuck in Private Valuation Limbo as Recession Looms

Originally posted by The Wall Street Journal on January 30th, 2023. Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, offers a perspective on private company performance in Europe.… Read More

2022 Global Results

In 2022, Lincoln International continued to design and deliver meaningful solutions and outcomes for clients around the world. Our shared ambition for results achieved through collaboration, thoughtfulness and tailored approaches… Read More

CNBC | UK, EU Private Companies Remain Strong

Originally aired on CNBC on November 22, 2022. Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, explains why private companies are experiencing resiliency.

Q3 2022 Lincoln Senior Debt Index

The LSDI returned 0.7% for Q3; essentially unchanged from Q2. This represented the fourth lowest return since the inception of the LSDI in Q4 2014.

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