Valuations & Opinions

Lincoln International delivers accurate valuations and opinions to public and private company management teams and boards of directors.

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  • ~8,800
    valuations annually
  • 1st
    of its kind index measuring private company fair value
  • #1
    provider of valuation services to mid-market lenders

Unique Insights Backed by a Rigorous Focus on Execution

With a passion for delivering high-quality valuations, our Valuations & Opinions Group collaborates with Lincoln’s M&A and Debt Advisory practices to combine real-world experience with sophisticated expertise in all types of valuation methodologies.

Our extensive client list includes many of the largest and most well-known businesses and investment companies, credit opportunity, private equity, venture and hedge funds. Recognized for our integrity and reliable results, we also have strong relationships with major accounting and law firms and domestic and international lenders and other investors.

What We Do

Portfolio Valuations

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 Middle 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.

Corporate Valuations

Our valuation expertise provides corporate leaders with important advice and information to guide an array of strategic matters including tax planning, executive compensation and buy-sell arrangements.

Insights & Publications

Software Financings and the Rise of the Non-Bank Lending Market – Request Form

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Lincoln International hosted a webinar to discuss the latest trends in software financings. With a shift in the market towards non-bank lenders, software businesses that… Read More

As the British Palate Diversifies, Investors Capitalize on South Asian Food Supplier Sector

While the UK’s grocery market has experienced little growth in recent years, the authentic South Asian cuisine market—offerings that incorporate ingredients, spices and food staples from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh—has… Read More

Are Normalized Earnings Acceptable? A Deep Dive into EBITDA Adjustments during the Pandemic

This article originally ran on February 26, 2021 on CFO Dive. The challenges created by the pandemic have led CFOs to evaluate whether they should include incremental adjustments to Earnings… Read More

An Overview of the Lincoln Middle Market Index

The Lincoln Middle Market Index is a first-of its kind quarterly index that tracks the enterprise value of more than 1,800 privately held, mid-market portfolio companies for  approximately 100 sponsors… Read More

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