transactions across consumer sectors
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Changing Market Dynamics Drive Opportunity
Our team stays at the forefront of the latest trends in how consumers, live, think and shop across geographies, demographics and social strata. These insights, coupled with our experience as a middle market investment bank and extensive industry relationships, inform and enable our advice and solutions for our clients. We are a global investment bank, inspired by the exciting changes in the consumer marketplace: the boom in ecommerce, the explosion in new, better-for-you food and beverage products, changing uses of retail spaces, the opportunities available through global sourcing expertise, and the importance of the consumer experience in dining and leisure activities.
Our professionals are skilled at highlighting the product, merchandizing, brand and distribution characteristics that drive top value for leading consumer product companies.
The services sector is the fastest growing segment of the consumer economy. We understand the expertise required of service companies and how to position differentiated service offerings.
Fashion, Beauty & Apparel
High demand for accessible, on-trend fashion apparel and accessories, as well as beauty and personal care products, is driving significant investment opportunity across the sector.
Food & Beverage
Our expertise is essential to positioning food companies for maximum value. Trends in better-for-you foods, changing preferences and new distribution methods have created enormous opportunities for agile companies in the sector.
Retail & Restaurants
Our clients rely on our deep sector expertise and on-trend insights about consumer shopping and dining preferences. Our team has the unique ability to position winning platforms for excellent results.
Travel & Leisure
Growing discretionary income and the expanding global middle class are driving dramatic increases in travel and leisure spending. We assist clients in capitalizing on consumer behaviors and change in this sector.
Lincoln’s execution expertise, access to key decision makers, industry knowledge and process guidance proved invaluable throughout the sale process.
Perspectives & Publications
How COVID-19 Could Change Consumer Spending Behavior, Even in a Post-Pandemic World
As people stock chest freezers with frozen meals and stores and restaurants temporality shutter their doors, COVID-19 has undoubtedly created significant disruption within consumer purchasing in the restaurant, retail and CPG sectors […]
Thinking Outside The Box
Restaurants have never faced such a challenging operating environment with the combined risks to the health and wellbeing of their staff and customers, along with purely seeking to get through this period […]
Restaurant Investors Are Expected to Remain Active in 2020
Buyers Are Sitting on Capital That Needs to be Deployed While middle-market restaurant brands once aggressively pursued IPO’s as the liquidity event of choice, today private equity and family offices have become […]
King & Spalding Food & Beverage Webinar | Key Issues in 2020
Aaron Goldstein, Lincoln International Managing Director, joined King & Spalding and a panel of other food & beverage experts to discuss what to expect in the sector in 2020. Complete form to […]
Recent Transactions In Consumer
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised AURELIUS in the sale of GHOTEL Group to Art-Invest Real Estate
Lincoln is pleased to announce that it has represented Gorilla Commerce in its partnership with Trilantic North America
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised AML Invest Treuhandgesellschaft mbH, the investment vehicle of Thomas Hirschberger, in the sale of its majority stake in Hans im Glück Franchise GmbH to a private investor consortium
Lincoln International advised Lakeview Capital on financing to acquire The Moshi Ice Cream Company
Meet our Senior Team With Consumer Expertise
Global Leadership for Consumer Industry Connections
I enjoy leading clients and realizing their objectives, while structuring solutions to issues that are both intriguing and challenging.
Managing Director | Head of SwitzerlandZurich
My goal is to inspire and motivate our people to make a true impact with their clients, their colleagues and their communities.
Managing Director | CEO North AmericaChicago
Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Managing Director | CEO GermanyFrankfurt
I form close relationships with my clients to understand their needs and ultimately help them achieve their strategic goals.
Managing Director | CEO ChinaBeijing
My approach to building a relationship with each and every client begins and ends with trust. I want to be viewed as a true advisor, focused on our client’s long-term success.
Managing Director | President North AmericaChicago