of its kind index measuring private company fair value
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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 […]
A Modern Approach to Good Faith Determination of Fair Value: New Guidance & Implications for Fund Board Members and Advisors
On April 21, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed a rule (“Proposed Rule”) setting forth a framework and minimum standards for boards of directors in fair valuing investments without readily […]