Lincoln International Hires Business Services MD

Lincoln International has hired Peter Stack as a managing director in its business services group, where he will lead the firm’s marketing services practice. Based in Chicago, Stack joins the firm from BMO Capital Markets where he was a managing director in the business services & media investment banking coverage group, specifically focused on advertising & marketing services.


Lincoln International, the leading independent global mid-market investment bank, has announced that it has hired Peter Stack as a Managing Director in its Business Services Group, where he will head the firm’s Marketing Services practice. Based in Chicago, Mr. Stack joins Lincoln International from BMO Capital Markets where he was a Managing Director in the Business Services & Media investment banking coverage group, specifically focused on Advertising & Marketing Services.

“We are very excited to have Peter join us and lead Lincoln’s Marketing Services practice. He joins Lincoln during a record year, with nearly 50 transactions closed in the first half of 2012. We believe that the marketing services sector will continue to experience strong growth in the coming years and believe Peter will help Lincoln become even more active in the space. Peter joins Lincoln’s Business Services Group at an exciting time, and the most active year in the Group’s history,” said Lincoln International’s CEO North America, Robert Barr.

“Lincoln has targeted marketing services, particularly related to digital marketing, as a key area for growth. The hiring of Peter is the culmination of substantial research into the leading investment banking professionals serving this sector. Peter has a national reputation in marketing services and has strong relationships with senior executives and entrepreneurs of leading companies, as well as an expansive group of private equity and institutional investors focused on the sector. We are excited to have him lead our Marketing Services practice,” said Rob Brown, Co-President North America and the Head of the Business Services Group.

Mr. Stack has more than 15 years of experience executing M&A and capital raising transactions. While at BMO Capital Markets, he co-led the effort to build an Advertising & Marketing Services investment banking practice and oversaw transaction execution in the sector. Prior to that, Mr. Stack held senior roles at Bank of America and PNC Capital Markets where he focused on corporate and investment banking in the middle and large corporate markets.

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 pension advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. With twelve offices (three in the Americas, two in Asia, and seven in Europe) and strategic partnerships with leading institutions in China and Korea, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in the 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. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at