Chicago-based investment bank Lincoln International has named Bob Lockwood as managing director in the firm’s technology, media and telecom group. In his new role, Lockwood will lead the coverage of the internet and digital media sector. Previously, Lockwood led Raymond James & Associates’ internet and digital media practice in the firm’s technology and services group.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the addition of Bob Lockwood to the firm’s New York office in the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Group. Having spent his entire career in investment banking focused on the technology sector, Lockwood brings deep industry knowledge and expertise to the firm and its thriving Global TMT Group. He will lead the coverage of the Internet & Digital Media sector.
“Bob is a trusted advisor in the TMT sector and we are extremely pleased to have him join our group after Lincoln’s record year, with over 30 transactions closed in the sector in 2018,” said Scott Twibell, Managing Director and Co-Head of Lincoln’s TMT Group. “He joins at a time of great momentum and will be immediately instrumental in our efforts to bring unique perspective, strategic advisory and compelling outcomes to our clients’ engagements.
Lockwood has 25 years of investment banking experience advising leading private equity and venture capital backed companies on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), equity and debt private placements, IPOs and defensive advisory. His extensive expertise spans across multiple internet sectors including advertising and marketing technology and services, ecommerce, travel and hospitality technology, digital content, and media & entertainment technology. Lockwood will bring deep domain expertise and a wealth of knowledge to Lincoln’s established track record in the sector.
Added Rob Brown, Lincoln International’s CEO, North America, “We are very excited to have Bob join our TMT Group in the midst of such incredible growth. Our team includes more than 40 global professionals, 12 of which are Managing Directors who are capitalizing on the disruption and transformation technology is driving in all sectors. Bob’s expertise will further strengthen our capability and we look forward to his contributions.”
Most recently, Lockwood led Raymond James & Associates’ Internet & Digital Media practice in the firm’s Technology & Services Group. Lockwood joined Raymond James through its acquisition of Lane Berry & Co., where he was a Managing Director. Previously, he advised technology investment banking clients at Credit Suisse First Boston, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and First Albany Capital.
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