Joint Ventures & Partnering
Our team’s unique combination of hands-on joint ventures (JVs) and partnering experience along with investment banking expertise helps clients find and attract the right partner, identify and create the right structure and set up and run their combined business ventures successfully from day-one to managed exit.
of combined specialist experience
represented in partnering deals and exits
Unparalleled Experience and Practical Expertise
Our specialist team has helped create and run many complex business collaborations both across industries and in banking. Our knowledge of what works in practice equips us to help clients select the most fitting deal and operating model, plan thoroughly and avoid typical pitfalls.
Our specialist global partnering team works seamlessly with Lincoln’s industry and functional experts to help assess options, overcome challenges and streamline progress towards our clients’ goals.
Areas of Focus
- Strategic alliances
- Collaboration and partnership agreements
- Joint ventures
- Corporate venturing models
- Minority stakes
What We Do
Choosing and Creating New Structures / Models
We identify and assess options best suited to deliver on objectives.
Partner Criteria and Search
We pinpoint specific needs and characteristics to conduct a focused partner search.
Governance and Control
We help negotiate the means of effective control (e.g., to enable consolidation).
Diagnostic Health Checks
We strengthen protections (pre-deal) or find the source of issues and practical ways to resolve them (post-deal).
We provide independent reviews and diplomatic interventions to get problem JVs back on track.
Exit / Dilution Negotiations
We help assess options, provide recommendations and oversee value-enhancing action plans.
Insights & Publications
For Western Brands, When Chinese Consumers Buy, Chinese Investment Follows
When Solid Gold, a U.S.-headquartered pet food brand, began selling its gut-healthy pet food through e-commerce giants JD.com and Tmall.com in China, little did they know that they may have… Read More
With Ample Dry Powder on the Sidelines, Private Equity Investors’ Top Priority in 2021 is Deploying Capital to Quality Companies
Economic Uncertainty Leads to a Heightened Focus on Portfolio Company Management Teams Looking to 2021, 88% of private equity (PE) investors indicate their most important objective is deploying capital, a… Read More
Safeguarding the Smart Grid: Why Partnering Makes Sense for Utilities & Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Companies
The threat of cyberattacks has increased across the globe, with organizations seeing a 67% increase in the last five years. While protecting against cyberattacks is top-of-mind for nearly every business,… Read More
Better Together… or Apart? Solutions for Struggling Joint Ventures and Minority Stakes in Portfolio Companies
As the world battles COVID-19 and businesses experience cash constraints, underperforming joint ventures and minority stakes will come under the microscope. Following evaluation, there are usually two basic options: 1. Exit… Read More
Meet our Senior Team
Meet our Senior Team with Joint Ventures & Partnering Expertise
Lincoln International advises Ocado Group Plc on strategic vertical farming partnership
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive joint venture advisor to Heineken on the implementation of their joint venture deal with China Resources Beer
Lincoln International represents American Industrial Partners in the merger of Goss International Corporation to manroland web systems GmbH, a subsidiary of Possehl & Co.
Lincoln International assists in the formation of a long-term partnership between Brixton Brewery and Heineken UK