About Joint Ventures & Partnering

Our team’s combination of hands-on joint ventures & partnering (JV&P) experience along with investment banking expertise helps clients find the right strategic outcome for their business.

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  • >40 years
    of combined specialist experience
  • >12 countries
    represented in partnering deals and exits

Unparalleled Experience and Practical Expertise

Lincoln’s joint ventures & partnering 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.

We work hand in hand with our clients to weigh options (joint venture vs acquisition), decide how to structure a joint venture and define joint venture strategy, governance and valuation aspects.

Our specialist global joint ventures & 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

  • Minority stakes
  • Joint ventures
  • Strategic alliances
  • Collaboration and partnership strategy, framework, agreements
  • Joint venture strategy
  • Joint venture structure
  • Joint venture valuation
  • Governance and control
  • Joint venture issue diagnosis
  • Joint venture resets
  • Exit / dilution negotiations
  • Corporate venturing models
  • Partner / target identification
  • Consortia
  • Alternatives to M&A

Insights & Publications

Joint Ventures & Partnering: Q&A with Lincoln Directors Emma Blackley and Claire Heuberger

Traditionally, joint ventures and partnering (JV&P) were the preserve of capital-intensive industries such as oil and gas or aerospace and defense. They were also a common mechanism used for expansion… Read More

Adopting Alternative Strategies – How Partnering Expertise Can Help

Company leaders around the globe are facing uncertain business conditions, including geopolitical tensions, inflation, continuing supply chain problems and raw materials shortages. Economies are only just beginning to recover from… Read More

Business Leaders Adjust Investment Strategy in Light of CO2 Emissions Standards

As governments and company stakeholders continue to increase their focus on reducing emissions, the shift from fossil fuels to green energy is shaking up almost every sector—resulting in energy efficiency… Read More

Career Path Options for Prospective Investment Bankers

If you are seeking an opportunity in a fast-paced environment where you can learn a wide variety of skills and advise clients on mergers and acquisitions as well as raising… Read More

Meet our Senior Team

Meet our Senior Team with joint ventures & partnering expertise