Lincoln International has named Christian Schwarzmueller as a managing director in Frankfurt to lead the firm’s DACH regional chemicals team. Previously, he worked in the German branch of Barclays as part of its M&A and coverage team where he was the relationship manager for some of Germany’s leading chemicals corporates.
FRANKFURT, Germany, April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, has announced that Christian Schwarzmueller joins as a Managing Director in Frankfurt to lead the firm’s DACH region chemicals team. Christian is the second German Managing Director announcement over the last week, representing continued strengthening of the firm’s presence in the region as well as its industry expertise.
Christian will leverage his expertise to expand and deepen Lincoln International’s relationships with chemicals corporates in the DACH region and beyond. In addition to strengthening Lincoln’s chemicals business, Christian will also deliver on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal sourcing and transaction execution for the broader industrials sector.
“We are pleased to integrate Christian’s expertise into the Lincoln International platform and anticipate quick momentum as he collaborates closely with Dr. Thomas Schneider, our other DACH region chemicals expert,” stated Michael Drill, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln International AG. “His experience and guidance will be important as he will work with chemicals clients and support them during important strategic projects to better position them for the future,” continued Friedrich Bieselt, Managing Director and Board Member of Lincoln International AG.
Christian brings more than 10 years of M&A and capital market experience to the Lincoln team. Before joining Lincoln International, Christian worked in the German branch of Barclays as part of its M&A and coverage team where he was the relationship manager for some of Germany’s leading chemicals corporates. Prior to that, he worked in the Frankfurt office of Lazard focusing on M&A and restructuring services across multiple sectors. In his career he advised on more than 40 M&A and capital markets transactions, with the latest larger mandate being the disposal of Evonik’s Methacrylates business to financial sponsor Advent for Euro 3 billion in 2019.
“I am pleased to join the Lincoln International platform and leverage my chemicals and M&A background to complement the global industrials team with my client network and to provide flexible and independent advice,” stated Christian.
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