About Lincoln International

Middle-market leader

Lincoln International is a middle-market investment bank that focuses on providing merger and acquisition advisory, private capital raising, restructuring, and valuation advisory services to clients ranging from large public businesses to privately held companies. The firm operates out of 16 offices in 14 countries, and has a strategic partnership with a leading institution in Korea. In addition, Lincoln International has contacts in several key ecomomic centers. 

Lincoln International has significant transaction experience in 15 globally integrated industry groups. The company closed over 125 transactions worldwide in 2013, was named Investment Bank of the Year for 2013 by Mergers & Acquisitions magazine,and completed more private equity exits than any other advisor in 2013, according to Mergermarket. Lincoln International was founded in 1996 by Jim Lawson, the company's current chairman, and Rob Barr, the CEO of its North American operations.

Lincoln International

500 W Madison St # 3900
Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: (312) 580-8339
Fax: (312) 580-8317


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Chairman: Lawrence J. (Jim) Lawson, III
  • 2014 Employees: 406

Major Office Locations

  • Chicago, IL
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Beijing, China
    Frankfurt, Germany
    London, England
    Los Angeles, CA
    Madrid, Spain
    Milan, Italy
    Moscow, Russia
    Mumbai, India
    New York, NY
    Paris, France
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Tokyo, Japan
    Vienna, Austria
    Zurich, Switzerland