Global Mergers & Acquisitions Investment Banking Advisory Firm

As a top global M&A advisory firm, we combine strategic expertise and superb execution to yield success for our clients.

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  • 38%
    cross-border M&A transactions
  • 50%
    M&A transactions with strategic acquirers

Market-Leading Strategic Insight from Globally Integrated Industry Groups

We are part of the fabric of the industries we serve. As a global M&A investment banking advisory firm, our services are delivered by a team of experienced senior bankers who have spent their careers developing deep professional relationships and building in-depth knowledge of the companies, trends and insights relevant to our core areas of industry focus:

  • Business Services
  • Consumer
  • Energy, Power & Infrastructure
  • Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Technology, Media & Telecom

Areas of Focus

Sell-Side Advisory

We partner with organizations to secure maximum value from their investments.

Buy-Side Advisory

We support clients in identifying investments that drive growth and are synergistic with their strategies.

  • 355+
    global transactions in 2022
  • ~15,000
    portfolio company valuations annually

Partnering with Lincoln

For executives and owners of businesses, including financial sponsors, venture capitalists, privately held companies and publicly traded companies, an M&A investment banking advisor can enhance the position and probability of a close through a focused and highly competitive process among strategic and financial investors.

As one tightly integrated team across 20+ offices in 15 countries, we offer an unobstructed perspective, backed by superb execution and a deep commitment to client success, to connect organizations to insights and opportunities wherever they occur. With extensive industry knowledge, up-to-the-minute market intelligence and strategic insights, we forge deep, productive relationships with clients that endure for years.

To explore alternative solutions to M&A for achieving your strategic objectives visit: Joint Ventures & Partnering at Lincoln International.

As M&A projects become more international in scope, global reach and local knowledge have become indispensable elements of the M&A service offering. With our integrated global platform and unique “one team” approach, we are ideally positioned to advise on transactions involving buyers and targets across the world.
Vicki McGregor
Director, Lincoln International

Perspectives & Publications

Whither Cybersecurity Deal Activity in 2023?

Don More, Managing Director in Lincoln International’s Technology, Media & Telecom Group, recently attended Evolution Equity Partners’ Annual Investor Day in New York to discuss the capital markets and cybersecurity… Read More

The Business of Fashion | Beauty’s Top M&A Targets

Originally posted by The Business of Fashion on January 23, 2023. Ashleigh Barker, Director in Lincoln’s Consumer Group, shares how leading beauty companies are well positioned to capitalize on the… Read More

Mergermarket | European Consumer Trendspotter: Consumer Rainmakers Look Past Challenging 2022 with ‘Quiet Optimism’ for New Year

Originally published by Mergermarket on January 12, 2023.  Alex Masters, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Consumer Group, offers a perspective on market trends in the consumer industry. View the original article.

Scrip | What Does 2023 Hold for Biopharma?

Originally posted by Scrip on January 9, 2023. Tony Crisman, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Healthcare Group, shares his predictions for biopharma mergers and acquisitions (M&A) trends in 2023. View the… Read More

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