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

Distribution Quarterly Review Q3 2019

While current M&A activity remains high relative to historical levels, a confluence of factors impacting the distribution sector has led to a slight decline in transaction volume year-over-year.

Waste Services Market Update Q3 2019

M&A activity in the waste services market remains strong in Q3 across most sub-sectors, and notably in solid waste, wastewater and brokerage.

Facilities Services Market Update Q3 2019

The facilities services sector experienced a very active third quarter of 2019, highlighted by the significant number of closed transactions, as well as the number of assets currently in the market.

Human Capital Management Services Market Update Q2 2019

Investor and M&A interest in the human capital management services sector remained strong in the second quarter of 2019.

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