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 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.
Vicki McGregor
Director, Lincoln International

Insights & Publications

Cybersecurity Mid-year Report: H1 2021

The first half of 2021 marked a watershed moment for the rapidly evolving cybersecurity market, evidenced by: record valuations and volumes in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and venture investing; the… Read More

M&A Review | Outlook for the German M&A Market in 2022

Originally published by M&A Review on September 6, 2021. The boom in mergers and acquisitions continues! Since the beginning of the year, the global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) business has… Read More

Bloomberg | Private Credit Wrap: Antares Betting on Another Record Quarter

Originally published by Bloomberg on September 3, 2021.  Lincoln International’s Managing Director and CEO North America, Rob Brown, discusses with Bloomberg the impact of capital gain taxes on deal activity… Read More

Summer of Spending: Opportunity for Investors as UK Leisure Industry Rebounds

With the UK falling in and out of lockdown since March 2020, the Bank of England is anticipating the biggest surge in household spending since 1988 upon the planned reopening… Read More

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