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 middle market investment bank, 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

Environmental & Waste Services Market Update Q4 2020

The environmental and waste services sector experienced similar trends to the broader market in Q4 2020.

Online Tutoring – Academic Success and College Admissions Prep

On Thursday, March 4, 2021, Lincoln International hosted a webinar with Revolution Prep, one of the leading providers of online instruction and personalized learning, discussing real-time trends in college admissions… Read More

Information Technology Services Market Update Q4 2020

In line with strong public stock performance in the fourth quarter of 2020, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) volumes in the information technology (IT) services segment were also robust.

Human Capital Management Services Market Update Q4 2020

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in human capital management services was up significantly in Q4 as compared to Q3. However, the activity level still represented a slight decline from Q4… Read More

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