transactions across consumer sectors
global consumer experts
mid-market advisor in consumer
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
Capital Sources beyond Consumer Spending: Key Considerations for Retail to Thrive in a Challenged Environment
RETAIL TO CONTINUE TO BE IMPACTED IN A POST-COVID WORLD In several earlier COVID-19 articles, we addressed a number of topics including how retailers could address COVID-19’s impact on consumer spending, the […]
The Next Course for UK Chain Restaurants
During the month of August, Britons were encouraged to dine out through the “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme. Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday participating restaurants offered a 50 percent discount, up […]
Request Form: UK Restaurant Sector Analysis & Benchmarking
Select highlights Chained restaurants grew through last recession Sales at chained full-service restaurants grew each year during the last recession (whilst independents took 3 years to return to 2007 sales levels) and […]
From Handbags to Athleisure, European Private Equity Investors Splurge on Luxury
Twenty years ago, Net-a-Porter (now YNAP following merger with Italy’s Yoox) started selling high-end fashion online. While its entrance to the luxury goods market was met with reluctance, it paved the way […]
Recent Transactions In Consumer
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to Alva-Amco Pharmacal in its sale to Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (TSE:4967)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that West Shore Home was recapitalized by Leonard Green & Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Plews & Edelmann has sold its retail segment to Highline Aftermarket, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised EMZ Partners on the acquisition of a minority stake in Ankerkraut, a German-based developer and producer of premium spices
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
I am delighted to be part of the tremendous growth story and outstanding partnership culture at Lincoln International and to contribute my network and experience to the success of the firm and its clients.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Lincoln International AGFrankfurt
Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Managing Director | CEO GermanyFrankfurt
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