Portfolio Valuations Services

Our independent valuations services team specialize in illiquid asset valuations of alternative investments such a private credit, private equity and other derivative securities.

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  • ~15,000
    portfolio company valuations annually
  • 355+
    global transactions in 2022
  • 850+
    professionals aligned for your success

Trusted and Independent Valuations to Increase Compliance and Transparency

Our global valuations services team leverages expertise and proprietary market intelligence to deliver trusted, independent valuations to credit and private equity sponsors and other alternative asset fund managers. With proprietary data, tools and the Lincoln Private Market Index, we also provide clients with unique access to information for measuring and benchmarking the performance of their companies and portfolios against several key indicators.

As an independent provider of valuations services, we assist asset managers with their valuations to ensure robust and transparent processes and procedures that withstand the scrutiny of auditors, regulators, lenders and shareholders.

The Lincoln Difference

Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, housed in a global investment banking advisory firm with highly active M&A and Capital Advisory Groups, brings real world experience and deep industry expertise to each transaction opinion engagement.

Firm-wide collaboration with global M&A investment banking advisory and capital advisory teams deliver best-in-class, highly defensible opinions.

M&A Advisory

Capital Advisory Group

M&A industry bankers provide the deal team transactional expertise, extensive industry sector expertise and a comprehensive database of closed deals. Capital markets bankers provide the deal team unparalleled market expertise from raising growth equity, arranging debt financing and providing advisory services involving bespoke securities or restructuring transactions to solve capital structure challenges.

Perspectives & Publications

The Wall Street Journal | Investors Stuck in Private Valuation Limbo as Recession Looms

Originally posted by The Wall Street Journal on January 30th, 2023. Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, offers a perspective on private company performance in Europe.… Read More

2022 Global Results

In 2022, Lincoln International continued to design and deliver meaningful solutions and outcomes for clients around the world. Our shared ambition for results achieved through collaboration, thoughtfulness and tailored approaches… Read More

CNBC | UK, EU Private Companies Remain Strong

Originally aired on CNBC on November 22, 2022. Richard Olson, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, explains why private companies are experiencing resiliency.

Q3 2022 Lincoln Senior Debt Index

The LSDI returned 0.7% for Q3; essentially unchanged from Q2. This represented the fourth lowest return since the inception of the LSDI in Q4 2014.

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