Valuations & Opinions

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

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  • ~7,500
    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.

Transaction Opinions

Through deep industry knowledge, we provide independent fairness, solvency and other transaction opinions so boards of directors, special committees, fiduciaries and general partners of asset management funds can succeed and drive their strategies forward.

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.

Benchmarking

Our proprietary data, tools and the Lincoln Middle Market Index provide clients with unique access to information for measuring and benchmarking the performance of their companies and portfolios against several key indicators.

Insights & Publications

Lincoln’s Middle Market Valuations Database Request

Every quarter, Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group values between 1,600 to 1,800 privately held companies owned by private equity groups. At the end of every quarter Lincoln anonymizes and aggregates a wide […]

Europe: Our latest insights on valuations and financings market conditions as we enter Q3 2020

Experts in Lincoln International’s Financial Sponsors Group, Valuations & Opinions Group and Capital Advisory Group join forces to discuss insights into the European valuations and financing market is going into Q3 2020. […]

Panel Discussion on Fairness Opinions GP-Led Secondaries

Chris Gregory joins Kirkland & Ellis’ Asia Liquidity Solutions webinar series alongside panelists from Houlihan Lokey and Duff & Phelps. The panel discussed fairness opinions in GP-Led Secondary Fund Recapitalizations (“GP-Leds”) and the […]

How to Approach Your Q2 Private Company Valuations

Q2 is all about ensuring you do not “Double Count” Q1 valuation considerations but rather “True-Up” analyses with incremental findings and new information As the first quarter ended on March 31 and […]

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