Return to search

Franklin Harris Joins Lincoln International

Franklin Harris has joined Lincoln International as a New York-based managing director. He previously was with Miller Buckfire & Co. as a managing director and head of financial sponsors.




Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, announced today that E. Franklin Harris has joined the firm as a Managing Director.  Based in Lincoln International's New York office, Harris will be primarily responsible for establishing and strengthening the firm's relationships with financial sponsors, with a particular emphasis on the East Coast. 


Harris has approximately 15 years of experience in investment banking and has completed a wide range of mergers and acquisitions, financings and other advisory assignments.  Prior to joining Lincoln International, Harris was a Managing Director and Head of the Financial Sponsors Group at Miller Buckfire & Co., a New York investment bank.


“Franklin has extensive contacts within the financial sponsor community, and having his exclusive focus on this important client base will be invaluable for us,” said Rob Barr, Managing Director and President of Lincoln International's U.S. operations.  “His knowledge of these firms' investment priorities and capabilities will immediately benefit our global mid-market clients.”


Before his four years at Miller Buckfire, Harris was a Senior Vice President with Lehman Brothers in their Mergers & Acquisitions Group.  Harris also spent seven years at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in the firm's Health Care and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups.


Harris holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and Bachelor of Science degrees in Applied Biology and Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  He is a Trustee and Treasurer of the Adams Memorial Foundation, a non-profit organization authorized by Congress to establish a commemorative work in Washington, D.C. recognizing John Adams, the second President of the United States, and his legacy. 


About Lincoln International

Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition services, private capital raising and providing fairness opinions and valuations for leading organizations involved in mid-market transactions.  With offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, New York, Paris and Vienna, and strategic partnerships with China Everbright and other partner firms in Asia, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in the key global economies.  The organization provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise and integrated resources.  By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest.  More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at