Valuations & Opinions

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

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  • 5,000+
    valuations annually
  • 1st
    of its kind index measuring private company fair value
  • #3
    global advisor for mid-market M&A

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 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

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 1,300 privately held, mid-market portfolio companies for  approximately 100 sponsors and lenders. […]

Lincoln Middle Market Index exhibits strong rebound in Q1 2019 with persistent earnings growth

All industries experienced quarterly enterprise value growth – only the fourth time since the inception of the Lincoln Middle Market Index (2014) Lincoln International released the Q1 2019 issue of its Lincoln […]

Lincoln International Releases Q4 Middle Market Index, Private Middle Market Companies Generated Greater Equity Returns Than The S&P

Private middle market companies generated greater equity returns than the S&P and proved less volatile than public markets Lincoln International released the Q4 2018 issue of its Lincoln Middle Market Index (Lincoln MMI). The Lincoln […]

Lincoln International’s Middle Market Index Shows Continued Private Market Growth Despite Decreases in the Public Markets

The Lincoln Middle Market Index Shows Strong Momentum in 2018 Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), a leading global, mid-market investment bank, today released the third issue of its Lincoln Middle Market Index (Lincoln MMI), […]

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