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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  • 8%
    10-year global M&A transaction CAGR
  • 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 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

Supply-Demand Imbalance Continues as Private Equity Looks to Deploy Capital in 2021

Pulse on Private Equity: Recent survey of more than 150 global private equity investors uncovers key trends heading into 2021. Sources: Mergermarket, Pitchbook

Lincoln Shares Insights about “Quality vs. Mediocrity” in Education

  One area where the two panelists represented arguably “middle-of-the-road” philosophies for their respective parties and agreed that the discussion around Pre-K-12 schools and the education of our children should not be […]

Lincoln Shares Insights about “Rebuilding vs. Reopening”

One point that the two panelists agreed upon is the opportunity for each party to use the second round of economic stimulus to further its vison for future economic growth. Mayor Emanuel […]

Education Technology & Services Market Update: Q3 2020

Despite continued uncertainty around the impact of COVID on primary, secondary and post-secondary schools across the U.S. and globally, interest levels amongst investors in education assets, and particularly ed tech assets, has […]

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