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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  • 234
    total transactions in 2020
  • 625+
    professionals aligned for your sucess

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

Dividend Recap Activity Reaches All-Time High

What drives this activity and what risks do boards face? As the initial economic fallout from COVID-19 dissipated towards the end of 2020, the drought of dividend recaps in 1H20… Read More

Lincoln’s Middle Market Valuations Database Request

Every quarter, Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group values between 1,600 to 1,800 privately held companies owned by private equity groups. At the end of every quarter Lincoln anonymizes and aggregates… Read More

An Overview of the Lincoln Middle Market Index

The Lincoln Middle Market Index is a first-of its kind quarterly index that tracks the enterprise value of more than 1,800 privately held, mid-market portfolio companies for  approximately 100 sponsors… Read More

European Insights Webinar, Spring 2021: Key Takeaways from our Capital Advisory, M&A, and Valuations & Opinions Groups

With one quarter of 2021 under our belts, Lincoln’s capital advisory, M&A and valuation & opinions professionals convened in a recent webinar to discuss current trends and their outlook for… Read More

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