MUMBAI, India, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International, a leading independent global mid-market investment bank, announced today that it has hired Aamit Joshi as a Managing Director in its Mumbai office. Mr. Joshi will focus on the origination and execution of merger and acquisition transactions in the consumer and chemicals sectors. Mr. Joshi will work closely with the respective global teams to build the Lincoln International franchise in these industry verticals.
Jim Lawson, Chairman of Lincoln International, commented, "Mr. Joshi will be a great addition to the India team. We believe in the long term potential of India and remain committed to growing Lincoln International's franchise in this great country. With in-depth expertise in several industries and 15 offices around the world including Beijing, Moscow, Sao Paulo and Tokyo, we believe Lincoln can add value to Indian companies across the chemicals, consumer, industrials, business services and healthcare sectors in India."
Commenting on the appointment, T. N. Giridhar, Managing Director & CEO of Lincoln International in India, said, "We are delighted to have Aamit join the Lincoln India team as we continue to grow the Mumbai office. He brings with him extensive industry knowledge, vast M&A deal experience and a network of relationships with leading corporates in India, the EU and the US as well as strong relationships with PE funds."
Mr. Joshi joins Lincoln International from Ambit Corporate Finance ("Ambit"), Mumbai where he was responsible for the coverage and execution of transactions in the chemicals, consumer and packaging sectors. Prior to his time at Ambit, Mr. Joshi was part of the M&A team at Dresdner Kleinwort in London, where his responsibilities included covering the European markets in chemicals and packaging and later building the India business in the chemicals and consumer sectors. Mr. Joshi began his career at Reliance Industries Ltd. in India after completing his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Gujarat University. Mr. Joshi also has an MBA from India and a Masters in Finance from London Business School.
"I am very excited to join the Lincoln team," said Mr. Joshi. "The firm's industry depth, international reach, advisory and valuation expertise are powerful assets for companies and are unmatched in the middle market globally."
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 fifteen 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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