Investment Bank for Business Services Clients

We provide customized solutions and strive to achieve optimal results for clients who develop and deliver services to end users in a variety of industry verticals.

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>35

global business services professionals

195+

transactions since 2015

>1/4

of transactions are cross-border

Committed to Serving Our Clients

As a leading investment banking advisory firm, we are  immersed in the constantly evolving, rapidly growing service-based economy. Our breadth of transactional, operational and technical experience enables us to intuitively communicate the underlying dynamics in key subsectors and generate the excellent outcomes for our clients’ individual needs.

Business Services Framework

Sector Focus

Commercial & Industrial Services

  • Energy, Power & Infrastructure
  • Environmental
  • Facilities
  • Food
  • Laundry, Linen & Uniform
  • Logistics & Transportation
  • Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul
  • Physical Security & Safety
  • Printing & Graphics
  • Rental

Professional & Human Capital Services

  • Architecture & Design
  • Audit & Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • IT Integration & Resale
  • Research
  • Risk Management & Brokerage
  • Staffing, Search & Talent Management
  • Test, Measurement & Certification

Information Services

  • Agency & Consumer Engagement
  • B2B Media
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Digital Media Services
  • Ecommerce Enablement
  • Interactive Marketing
  • Marketing Technology
  • Software as a Service
  • Training & Education
  • Transaction Processing

Technology & Education Services

  • Digital Content & Curriculum
  • LMS / CMS / SIS
  • Personalized Learning Tools
  • Data Analysis Tools
  • Outsourced Support Services
  • Value-Added Content Publishers
  • Alternative Education Providers
  • Continuing Education & Certification
  • Corporate Training
  • For-Profit Education Providers

Distribution

  • Automotive & Truck
  • Building Products
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Products
  • Electrical / Electronics
  • Food / Foodservice
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial
  • IT / Communications Equipment
  • Janitorial / Sanitation
  • Office Supplies
  • Plastics & Packaging
Lincoln was everything that we thought they would be when we hired them to run our sale process. Finding a partner that would fit our culture was of the utmost importance and Lincoln delivered on this objective as well as all of our goals.
Dan Cassidy
CEO, KeyImpact
Business Services

Perspectives & Publications

From Corporate Social Responsibility to PE Impact Funds: Investor Interest in ESG and Sustainability Gains Pace

Institutional investors are increasingly accountable for how they deploy capital. More so than the widespread divestment from fossil fuels over the last decade, some capital allocators today are seeking to… Read More

Facilities Services Market Update Q2 2021

The mergers and acquisitions market started 2021 with significant activity, continuing the growing momentum we have seen since a market trough in Q2 2020.

Education Technology & Services Market Update: Q2 2021

As activity in the education mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market has demonstrated for several months, enthusiasm for businesses thriving in a COVID-19 or post-COVID-19 world has been robust.

Distribution Quarterly Review Q2 2021

The outlook for the remainder of the year is positive for the distribution sector as it works through the lingering effects of disruptions that began in 2020 and capitalizes on… Read More

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