Lincoln International appoints senior adviser

Lincoln International, a mid-market investment bank, has named Sanjeev Varma as a senior adviser. Previously, he was managing director at Teneo Capital and held senior adviser roles at Duff & Phelps and Chanin Capital.


NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Sanjeev Varma has joined the firm as a senior advisor. He brings extensive expertise that will support the Automotive and Truck Group on global automotive transactions, as well as the Special Situations Group, on matters facing financially-stressed and distressed companies.

“We are excited to add Sanjeev’s credentials to our advisory service capabilities,” said Robert Satow, Managing Director and co-head of Lincoln International’s Automotive and Truck group. “Sanjeev’s knowledge is highly complementary to that of our global team and will be of great value as we continue to help our clients develop and implement strategies to achieve their objectives in a fast changing automotive environment.”

Sanjeev brings 34 years of automotive industry, investment banking and consulting experience to his role. In addition, he has extensive experience in other strategic finance services including mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, marketing, strategic planning, and business development activities. Previously he was Managing Director at Teneo Capital and held Senior Advisor positions at Duff & Phelps and Chanin Capital. During his 20 years working directly in the auto industry he held senior positions at Magna & New Venture Gear. He started his career with Chrysler Corporation in 1984.

“The Automotive Industry is undergoing a massive transformation with electrification, autonomous driving and shared mobility, reconfiguring value chains,” commented Sanjeev. “Lincoln is well positioned to advise companies in aligning their portfolio to these changes and position them for success.”
Sanjeev earned a M.S. in mechanical engineering from Syracuse University and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has attended Executive Development Programs in Finance & Marketing at Wharton. To further explore Sanjeev’s background, please visit

About Lincoln International
Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services, debt advisory services, private capital raising and restructuring advice on mid-market transactions. Lincoln International also provides fairness opinions, valuations and joint venture and partnering advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. With twenty offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in key global economies. The firm 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.