Lincoln International Expands its Technology and Business Services Practices in India, Hires Shivani Nagpaul as Managing Director in Mumbai

Feb 08, 2016, 14:32 ET from Lincoln International LLC

MUMBAI, India, Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, announced today that it has hired Shivani Nagpaul as a Managing Director in its Mumbai office. Ms. Nagpaul will lead the Lincoln India efforts for M&A and capital raising transactions in the Technology and Business Services sectors. Over the last few years, Lincoln has built an unmatched presence of experienced Technology and Business Services investment banking professionals in the major global economies with deep domain expertise across a spectrum of categories. Ms. Nagpaul will work closely with her colleagues in the Technology & Media Group in Asia, Europe, North America and South America to augment the firm's cross border deal making capabilities.

T. N. Giridhar, Managing Director & CEO of Lincoln International in India, said, "We are very excited to have Shivani join us. We expect strong momentum in Technology and Business Services M&A and capital raising across a wide spectrum of technology businesses including digital and e-commerce with a significant leaning towards cross border deals. As one of the leading technology bankers in the Indian market, Shivani will help establish Lincoln as the leading Technology and Business Services franchise in mid-market M&A in India."

Jim Lawson, Chairman & Managing Director of Lincoln International, commented, "We are very pleased to welcome Shivani to Lincoln International. As one of the global centres for technology and innovation and one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets, the India market presents exciting opportunities. India is a strategically important country for Lincoln International. We continue expanding our team in India to strengthen our relationships with high quality Indian companies and to enhance our ability to provide a seamless and strong cross border platform built on the bedrock of industry expertise."

Robert Brown, member of the Board of Lincoln India, co-president of North America and global head of Business Services, said, "Lincoln's Technology & Media Group has advised on over 21 deals in the sector in 2015 alone and is led by 8 managing directors located across various geographies. With Shivani coming on board, we have created a formidable and unique global platform. We are excited at the potential of creating substantial value for our Technology and Business Services clients."

"I am very excited to join Lincoln International," said Ms. Nagpaul. "Many Indian technology and IT companies are seriously looking for strategic acquisition opportunities or strategic investors from outside of India. There is significant private capital in global markets seeking attractive opportunities in India. Lincoln's industry expertise, international reach and mid-market focus will help me generate meaningful outcomes for Indian companies."

Shivani has over 18 years' experience in advising companies on strategy, M&A (both domestic and cross border), capital raising and corporate restructuring. Shivani brings a blend of multi-disciplinary expertise to execute complex cross border deals. She most recently was a Partner in BMR Advisors' Corporate finance practices leading the Technology and Digital vertical. She was previously working with Citigroup and two of the Big 4 firms in India. Shivani is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

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 sixteen offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in 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 www.lincolninternational.com 

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