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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  • 43%
    cross-border M&A transactions
  • 51%
    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.

  • 230+
    global transactions in 2020
  • ~8,800
    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 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.
Vicki McGregor
Director, Lincoln International

Insights & Publications

Will Private Equity Activity in 2022 be as Robust as 2021?

Private equity (PE) has proven to be both stable and even resilient, despite economic uncertainty, as illustrated during the 2008 global financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic. During both events,… Read More

PRWeek | 2021 Will Be Known As Year Medcomms M&A Went Into Overdrive

Originally published by PRWeek on November 10, 2021, by James West. Several large agency groups have taken on fresh private equity capital for the first time this year and many others… Read More

Real Deals Magazine | Q&A Excerpt: Phillip McCreanor Shares UK M&A Outlook

Originally published by Real Deals on November 11, 2021. What has been driving the unprecedented levels of M&A deal flow in the UK market this year? Phillip: A number of… Read More

Bloomberg Radio | The State of Small Business and a Look at the Markets

Originally aired by Bloomberg on October 28, 2021. Lincoln International’s Global CEO, Rob Brown, provides his perspective on the growth of the global M&A market with Bloomberg Radio’s Paul Sweeney… Read More

Meet Our Senior Team with Mergers & Acquisitions Expertise