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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  • 39%
    cross-border M&A transactions
  • 61%
    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
  • 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.

  • 400+
    global transactions in 2021
  • ~10,000
    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

Beauty Independent | What Investors and Retailers are Looking for in Today’s Beauty Market

Originally published by Beauty Independent on November 10, 2022 Jessica Chia, Associate in Lincoln’s Consumer Group, joined Beauty Independent for an In Conversation webinar to discuss market trends in the… Read More

Cybersecurity Report: Q3 2022

Q3 2022 cyber mergers and acquisitions (M&A) continue to demonstrate relative buoyancy. Year-to-date (YTD) Q3 2022 cybersecurity M&A volume of $25 billion, while a decline compared to 2021’s record of $49… Read More

In Vivo Pharma Intelligence | The Growth Path for Drug Discovery Partners

Originally published by In Vivo Pharma Intelligence on November 15, 2022 James West, Director in Lincoln’s Healthcare Group, explains the key trends and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) dynamics in the… Read More

Specialty Chemicals: The Story of the Specialty Transformation

The specialty chemicals equity story is becoming increasingly important as the historical diversification benefit of more traditional commodity chemicals players – or even the diversified chemical conglomerates of yore –… Read More

Meet Our Senior Team with Mergers & Acquisitions Expertise