CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International, a leading global, mid-market investment bank, today announced the promotions of Jeffrey Corum, Saurin Mehta, and Lucien Webb to Managing Director, effective immediately. These promotions further expand the firm's capabilities across several key industry groups.
Jeffrey Corum leads Lincoln International's efforts in the Building and Infrastructure Group in North America. Mr. Corum joined Lincoln International in 2006 and has over 15 years of experience in middle market mergers and acquisitions ("M&A"). During his tenure in investment banking, he has worked on sell-side and buy-side transactions, including multiple cross-border transactions. In addition, Mr. Corum has significant expertise working on distressed transactions within the sector either through an insolvency process or in out-of-court proceedings. Mr. Corum received his BA from the University of Illinois and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Saurin Mehta started his career at Lincoln International as the firm's fourth analyst in 2000. Mr. Mehta is a senior officer in the firm's Business Services Group with deep sector expertise in environmental services and energy services and will lead these practice groups for the firm going forward. He has advised on sell-side and buy-side transactions for private equity, Fortune 500, and leading private company clients. Mr. Mehta received his BA from the University of Illinois and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Lucien Webb is active as a senior officer in the firm's Business Services Group and co-leads the Packaging industry group in North America with over 10 years of experience in middle market mergers and acquisitions. He has led the emergence of Lincoln International as a leading mid-market investment bank within these industry areas, working on transactions for private equity groups, public corporations, and private companies in his five years at Lincoln. Mr. Webb received his BS from Lafayette College and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Jim Lawson, Chairman of Lincoln International, said, "We are very pleased to announce these promotions because each is a highly effective senior M&A banker and each brings a specific industry expertise to our clients. This combination of process excellence and industry expertise produces superior service and outcomes for our clients."
"With these promotions, our industry focused Managing Director team in the U.S. is expanded by almost 15% ," said Robert Barr, CEO of Lincoln International North America. "These promotions are a major step in the continued growth of Lincoln International."
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 thirteen 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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