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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>30

global business services professionals

200+

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

Getting from A to B: A Roadmap to Freight Forwarding Consolidation

With the rolling in of a new decade comes the inking of a “phase one” trade deal between the US and China, finally beginning to draw escalating tensions and tit-for-tat tariffs to […]

Human Capital Management Services Market Update Q3 2019

The third quarter of 2019 saw a significant uptick in M&A activity in the human capital services sector versus the prior year, with 41 announced deals as compared to 27 in the […]

Q&A: Identifying the Non-Cyclical Sectors Most Resistant to a Potential Recession

Original post from Pitchbook on December 5, 2019 here.                                                […]

How are Business Owners and Investors Preparing for a Potential Recession?

Lincoln Managing Directors share unique insights about how Technology, Media & Telecom, Business Services and Healthcare business owners and investors are preparing for a potential recession.   Click below for a glimpse […]

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