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Our dedicated distribution team possesses deep knowledge of the key attributes top-performing distributors utilize to drive value for their customers and shareholders. With significant expertise across several verticals, the team brings valuable knowledge, contacts and global resources to each distribution transaction. We partner with professionals from the firm’s other industry groups to offer clients the knowledge and perspective of both the underlying distribution business model, as well as deep end market and product expertise.
About Lincoln International
We are trusted investment banking advisors to business owners and senior executives of leading private equity firms and public and privately held companies around the world. Our advisory services include mergers and acquisitions and capital markets advisory for the mid-market. We also provide valuations and fairness opinions and joint ventures advisory services. As one tightly integrated team of more than 500 professionals across 16 countries, we offer an unobstructed perspective, backed by superb execution and a deep commitment to client success. With extensive industry knowledge and relationships, timely market intelligence and strategic insights, we forge deep, productive client relationships that endure for decades. Connect with us to learn more at: www.lincolninternational.com.
|Sole Source Capital / Individual FoodService (IFS)
Lincoln served as the exclusive financial advisor to IFS, working closely with its shareholders and management team, and providing advisory expertise while managing the due diligence and negotiation phases of the transaction. IFS is a leading distributor of paper, plastic, packaging, food, janitorial, sanitation and smallware products to independent restaurants, quick service restaurants, healthcare facilities, hospitality establishments, country clubs, schools, universities, government institutions, wholesalers, food processors and foodservice management institutions.
|Rotunda / Munch's
Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Rotunda Capital and Munch, working closely with the management team and various stakeholders throughout the sale process. Munch is a leading supplier of HVAC equipment to residential and commercial customers in the Midwest, Great Plains and Mountain states through 27 branch locations. The company distributes products from more than 100 leading HVAC equipment, parts and supplies manufacturers.
Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor for Marco Polo International and Global Plastics, working closely with the company’s management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. The transaction brings together two rapidly growing companies in the plastic resin distribution sector under common ownership and adds a new co-owner from one of the largest chemical distributors in the world.
|Riverside / iAutomation
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive sell-side advisor to The Riverside Company in its sale of iAutomation to Saw Mill Capital. iAutomation is the leading designer and distributor of highly engineered automation solutions for original equipment manufacturers. It helps customers to identify, select, procure, apply and operate sophisticated components used to automate machinery.
|Würth Group / House of Threads
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive buy-side advisor to Künzelsau, Germany-based Würth Group in the acquisition of House of Threads, Inc., a Birmingham, Alabama-based provider of assembly material and other C-parts to OEM and commercial construction companies across Southeast U.S. and central Mexico. This is the second completed transaction for which Lincoln International has advised Würth Group as part of a larger advisory mandate to assist Würth Group on its acquisition program in North America. The first one was the acquisition of Iowa-based Des Moines Bolt Supply, Inc., a distributor of industrial fasteners and supplies, in October 2015.
Janitorial / Sanitation
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Brad leads Lincoln International’s Distribution Group and is a senior member of the firm’s Business Services Group. Brad has significant experience in sell-side and buy-side transactions, recapitalizations and other strategic advisory mandates across various verticals, including automotive/truck, building products, consumer products, electronics, food and industrial, among others. Further, having worked in Lincoln International’s Chicago and Frankfurt offices, Brad has advised North American and European clients on their mid-market transactions, many of which include cross-border buyers or sellers.
Brad holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Highest Honors and Bronze Tablet distinction.