Eric Lint has joined boutique I-bank Jordan, Edmiston Group as a managing director. He previously was a senior VP with The Dun & Bradstreet Corp.
The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (“JEGI”) (www.jegi.com) of New York, NY, the premier independent investment banking firm serving the media, information, marketing services and technology markets, is pleased to announce that Eric Lint, the senior financial services and information M&A executive, formerly of D&B and Thomson Reuters, has joined the firm as Managing Director.
Further expanding the firm’s deep coverage within its core markets, Mr. Lint will focus on JEGI’s leading M&A advisory practice to the wide array of companies providing information and data‐driven products and services, as well as workflow solutions, to professionals in the global financial services sector.
JEGI has completed nine transactions in 2010 YTD, further solidifying its ranking as the top M&A advisor serving the US Media, Internet and Marketing sectors since 2006, according to Bloomberg’s M&A League Tables. Wilma Jordan, Founder & CEO, JEGI, noted, “We are very pleased to add a Managing Director of Eric’s stature and experience in the financial services sector to our strong team of investment banking professionals. Eric has served Thomson Reuters, D&B and ABB with distinction, having closed numerous
meaningful transactions for each Company. JEGI continues to expand its scope and breadth, and the addition of Mr. Lint to work with companies in the financial services sector will contribute added momentum to JEGI’s deal flow and execution capabilities for 2010 and beyond.”
Mr. Lint has served as a senior corporate development executive with several Fortune 1000 companies. Most recently, he was a Senior Vice President with D&B, where he supported the Chairman in the execution of D&B’s global growth strategy, resulting in acquisitions and investments in China, India, an
Italy. Prior to joining D&B in 2008, he spent nine years as an Executive Vice President at Reuters, where he
led the business development and venture capital/principal investing functions. During this time, Mr. Lint
executed 50+ transactions globally, culminating in the merger of Reuters with Thomson. Previously, he
was with ABB, the global engineering and automation firm, from 1988 to 2000, where he led over 100
acquisition projects in 18 countries. Mr. Lint was responsible for ABB’s expansion into the US and its strategy in Latin America. He began his career at JP Morgan Chase, as a commercial banker in New York.
Commenting on his new role at JEGI, Mr. Lint said, “I am pleased to be joining the talented group of professionals at JEGI. The firm’s long and impressive track record of providing independent M&A advisory services to the financial services and information markets, coupled with its strong reputation for providing high‐quality advice and transaction execution, make JEGI an exciting place to focus the next phase of my career.”
Mr. Lint earned a BA in Economics from Gettysburg College and completed his MBA at The University of Connecticut. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Gettysburg College.