Lincoln International Announces General Manager Promotions

Matches last year’s firm record with 11 investment bankers promoted, fueling further growth

CHICAGO, January 12, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of eleven professionals to Chief Executive Officer (MD), effective January 1, 2022.

“The elevation of these influencers to MD rank comes after a year of tremendous activity and growth for Lincoln, which they helped spur,” said Rob Brown, Global Managing Director, Lincoln International. “Not only do these colleagues embody the values ​​that have been critical to our success, but they also represent all of the company’s consulting departments and five different countries around the world. Each personifies the attributes that make Lincoln a truly special place. to build a career, and we look forward to their continued contributions as stewards of our customers, our culture and our future.”

Eight of the promoted professionals provide mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services, one each serves in the firm’s Capital Advisory and Valuations & Opinions groups and one provides financial sponsor coverage.

The majority of the professionals promoted began as partners within the firm. Their promotions demonstrate Lincoln’s ability to turn outstanding junior bankers into successful senior bankers.

Below are more details about Lincoln’s new CEOs, in alphabetical order:

Fredrick Bolander | Stockholm, Sweden
Fredrik provides advisory services on M&A transactions in the Nordic region. He brings nearly two decades of experience working in industry groups with a particular focus on financial sponsors. Prior to joining Lincoln as a Director in 2019, Fredrik was responsible for the Nordic region for HNC Advisors AG. He also worked for Deutsche Bank in Stockholm and London as Head of Nordic Financial Sponsors.

Matthew Buck | London, England
Matthew advises industrial clients on mergers and acquisitions in pursuit of their strategic objectives and ambitions. He has nearly 15 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and has extensive experience working with industrial technology, aerospace and defense and automotive companies. Prior to joining Lincoln as a partner in 2010, Matthew worked in KPMG’s transactional services department, focusing on industrial clients.

Siebrecht-Declerck | Brussels, Belgium
Siebrecht founded Lincoln’s Brussels office and was instrumental in growing the Belgian team into one of the leading middle market M&A advisors in Belgium. Throughout his career, Siebrecht has focused on originating and executing mid-market M&A transactions in Belgium for a diverse set of clients, including private equity groups, large corporations, entrepreneurs and the public sector. Before joining Lincoln as a director in 2018, Siebrecht worked at Rothschild & Co. in Brussels.

Brian Goodwin | Chicago, Ill.
Brian has significant experience leading M&A transactions for industrial growth companies with significant investments in precision engineering, advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0, electrification and energy, durability and packaging. Prior to joining Lincoln as a partner in 2013, after graduating from Columbia Business School’s MBA program, Brian worked in Glenview Capital Management’s proprietary research group and the asset-backed securities group. by Fitch Ratings.

Neal Hawkin | Chicago, Ill.
Neal advises private equity and debt funds on the fair value of illiquid assets for clients including business development firms, private debt funds, private equity firms, hedge funds and others financial institutions in evaluating their debt, equity and alternative investments. Prior to joining Lincoln as vice president in 2015, Neal was vice president at Verit Advisors and began his career at Bank of America.

Angel Juan | Madrid, Spain
Angel leads the execution of M&A transactions in the business services, consumer and industrials sectors. Angel advises leading private equity funds, infrastructure funds and institutional investors, both Spanish and international, on a variety of mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, fundraising, incorporation of new shareholders , debt restructuring and independent valuations. Prior to joining Lincoln as a director in 2017, Angel spent much of his professional career at 360 Corporate.

Anant Kapoor | London, England
Anant provides M&A advisory services to clients in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) industry. Anant has worked with companies in the TMT industry, including companies in the IT services, communications technology, systems integration, software and software development industries. Prior to joining Lincoln as vice president in 2017, Anant focused on mergers and acquisitions at Canaccord Genuity and Livingstone Partners.

Eddie Krule | Chicago, Ill.
Eddie has significant experience advising companies in the consumer sector, particularly companies in the e-commerce ecosystem, including Amazon native platforms, direct-to-consumer brands, marketplaces e-commerce or omnichannel consumer businesses with primarily disruptive digital strategies. Prior to joining Lincoln as an associate in 2015, Eddie worked in the Consumer Group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Justin May | Chicago, Ill.
Justin advises corporations and private equity firms on structuring and arranging the financing of acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, dividend recapitalizations, refinancings and growth initiatives. Justin’s primary focus is arranging financing for companies in the TMT industry. Prior to joining Lincoln as an associate in 2014, Justin executed middle market debt investments at Madison Capital Funding.

Scott Molinaro | Chicago, Ill.
Scott provides M&A advisory services to owners and operators of assets in the building products industry in residential, non-residential new construction, repair, remodeling and remodeling verticals. Prior to joining Lincoln in 2013 as an associate, after graduating from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management MBA program, Scott worked as an equity research analyst at Spot Trading LLC.

Michael Piric | Los Angeles, California
Michael is responsible for establishing and strengthening Lincoln’s relationships with financial sponsors on the West Coast. Michael has significant investment banking experience across a wide range of products and industries. Prior to joining Lincoln as a partner in 2014, Michael was a partner in the TMT group of Barclays Capital.

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