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.

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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

Refinitiv | Private Credit Valuations Dip Slightly

Originally published by Refinitiv on June 14, 2022 Brian Garfield, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations and Opinions Group, shares key insights on the valuations of private credit investments based on… Read More

An Overview of the Lincoln Private Market Index

The Lincoln Private Market Index (f/k/a Lincoln Middle Market Index), is the only index that tracks changes in the enterprise value of U.S. privately held companies—primarily those owned by private… Read More

Webinar | Software and the Rise of ARR-based Financings

On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, Lincoln International hosted experts from the firm’s U.S. and European Capital Advisory, Valuations and M&A Groups for a webinar to discuss the latest trends in… Read More

Citywire | Europe’s Private Debt Managers Embrace ESG-Linked Loans

Originally published by Citywire on March 16, 2022. A recent feature in Citywire features Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, to discuss the ESG market and… Read More

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