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 completed in 2017
  • 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.


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

Q3 2018 Lincoln MMI Report

The Lincoln MMI demonstrates that privately held middle market companies are generating returns comparable to major public stock market indices, but with less volatility.

An Overview of the Lincoln Middle Market Index

In this video, leaders of Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group, along with leading experts, outline the methodology and value of the firm’s proprietary Middle Market Index,  a first-of its kind quarterly index […]

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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