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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  • #1
    sell-side advisor to private equity globally
  • 57%
    M&A transactions with strategic acquirer outcomes

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
  • 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.

Mergers

We leverage our global relationships to bring complementary organizations together for strategic gain.

  • 225+
    global transactions in 2019
  • ~7,500
    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 company 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 16 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.

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.
Oliver Steinberg
Director, Lincoln International

Insights & Publications

The 2020 Back-to-School Conundrum for Education Investors

After six months, we feel confident in saying that 2020 will go down as one of the most unique years in the history of education investing. COVID-19 has impacted every element of […]

From Handbags to Athleisure, European Private Equity Investors Splurge on Luxury

Twenty years ago, Net-a-Porter (now YNAP following merger with Italy’s Yoox) started selling high-end fashion online. While its entrance to the luxury goods market was met with reluctance, it paved the way […]

Education Technology & Services Market Update: Q2 2020

All subsectors posted price gains in Q2 2020 as stock performance trended upward.

As COVID-19 Impacts Consumer Behavior, Investors Remain Hungry for Food & Beverage Acquisitions

As COVID-19 spreads throughout the globe, food & beverage consumption at home has increased significantly. Rising demand has caught the attention of private equity investors with capital ready to deploy and corporate […]

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