Lincoln International, a middle-market I-bank, has opened an office in
Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, announced today that it has opened an office in
Lincoln International offers a unique, differentiated service to Japanese clients. The
Lincoln International's founders and senior management have had significant prior association with prestigious Japanese institutions in the 1990's, and have developed an understanding of the Japanese market and culture as a result. During his time at LTCB, Fujii worked with Jim Lawson, Co-Chairman, and Rob Barr, President-North America. Prior to starting Lincoln Partners, now Lincoln International in 1996, Lawson and Barr had worked for Peers & Co., an M&A advisory firm which was acquired by LTCB. This history will help to facilitate the smooth integration of the
In addition, John Herrmann, Vice Chairman – North America based in the firm's
Fujii will be also be joined by Tokyo-based senior M&A bankers from major international investment banks, as well as additional bankers seconded from Lincoln International's U.S. and European offices. Currently, Lincoln International has more than 100 M&A bankers, with almost 50 in Europe and more than 60 in North America, as well as strong strategic partners in China and India.
“Lincoln International's fully-integrated global platform is unique to the mid-market and exactly what Japanese firms need as they increase focus on cross-border M&A business development,” said Fujii. “Lincoln not only has impressive global reach, but many of their investment bankers have deep expertise within specific industry sectors.”
Jim Lawson, Co-Chairman of Lincoln International based in Chicago, will be actively involved in ensuring a successful launch of the Tokyo office. Lawson stated, “Japan is home to many progressive and well financed companies. All indications are that the volume of cross-border deals involving Japanese companies will increase significantly over the next several years. We think the timing of opening an office in Japan is excellent.”
Hans Peter Peters, Co-Chairman of Lincoln International based in Frankfurt, said, “Japan is a leading global economy. Having a local presence, capability, and contact base in Japan is essential to realizing our vision of being the best mid-market M&A advisory firm in the world.”
About Lincoln International
Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition services, private capital raising, UK pensions advisory and providing fairness opinions and valuations for leading organizations involved in mid-market transactions. With offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New York, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo 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 www.lincolninternational.com.