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Why Lincoln International for Investment Banking? / Overview of Lincoln International

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Lincoln International is an international investment bank serving middle market companies. Lincoln focuses on M&A, growth equity, debt advisory, restructuring, private funds, and third-party opinions. Lincoln completed 350+ transactions in 2022 and has 850+ professionals globally.

Lincoln won two Turnaround Management Association awards for its work in restructuring deals.

Lincoln International Overview

Remember that in order to craft a great answer to the common question "Why this Firm?", it's your responsibility to read articles and speak with employees. If you are interviewing with Lincoln International, you should make sure you know:

  • 1 deal that the investment banking group has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention

We articulate how you can answer this question thoughtfully in our Investment Banking Course. We also cover all technical and qualitative information you need to get a top investment banking offer.

Big 3 Qualitative Questions

Selected Transaction

Lincoln International advises in all industries, an example of which was its work with life science-focused SPAC vehicle Frazier during its merger with pharma company NewAmsterdam.

  • Transaction Description: NewAmsterdam Pharma B.V. entered into a definitive business combination agreement to acquire Frazier Lifesciences Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:FLAC) from a group of shareholders. As part of the business combination, premier healthcare institutional investors have committed $235 million through an oversubscribed PIPE led by Frazier Healthcare Partners and Bain Capital Life Sciences.

  • Transaction Value: $491mm

  • Transaction Date: Announced July 2022

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Fact Sheet

  • Company Name: Lincoln International

  • Description: Lincoln International LLC is a multinational independent investment bank and financial services company specializing in advisory services and financings on middle market transactions

  • Bank Category: Middle Market

  • Ticker: Lincoln International is a privately held company

  • Founded: 1996

  • Employees: 850

  • Chief Executive Officer: Robert Brown

  • Headquarters: Chicago, USA


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Lincoln International Salary

Based on the H1B Database, the average base salary for a Financial Analyst at Lincoln International is $135k.


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