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

Buyouts | How to Enhance the GP-led Secondaries Transaction Process

Originally published by BuyoutsInsider on November 24, 2021.  The GP-led secondaries market is booming and the continuation vehicle structure (GP-led) has unquestionably arrived as a competitive strategic alternative to traditional… Read More

Bloomberg | Private Lenders Ratchet Up Risk as They Fight for Business

Originally published by Bloomberg on August 13, 2021.  Lincoln International’s Ron Kahn, Managing Director in the firm’s Valuations & Opinions Group explores findings from the Q3 2021 Lincoln Private Market Index. Click… Read More

Navigating Valuations for Structured Products: Q&A with Lincoln Managing Director Jennifer Press

Lincoln recently welcomed Jennifer “Jen” Press, a New York-based Managing Director, who recently joined Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group to head the complex financial instrument offering. Jen brings more than two… Read More

From Corporate Social Responsibility to PE Impact Funds: Investor Interest in ESG and Sustainability Gains Pace

Institutional investors are increasingly accountable for how they deploy capital. More so than the widespread divestment from fossil fuels over the last decade, some capital allocators today are seeking to… Read More

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