Lincoln International LLC Investment Banking Summer Associate Position

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					Lincoln International LLC
Investment Banking Summer Associate Position
Mergers & Acquisitions (Chicago)

Company Description:
Lincoln International is a premier, middle market investment bank specializing in merger and
acquisition advisory and private capital raising for leading organizations involved in mid-market
transactions. Founded in 1996, Lincoln International is one of the fastest growing investment banks
in the country. Our clients include Fortune 1000 companies seeking to divest business units or
attempting to acquire public or private companies; leading private equity firms looking to divest or
acquire portfolio companies; and privately-held companies needing representation in the sale or
acquisition of businesses. With headquarters in Chicago, offices in Frankfurt, Los Angeles, New
York, Paris and Vienna, and strategic partnerships in Asia, Lincoln International has strong local
knowledge and contacts in the key global economies. The organization provides clients with senior-
level attention, in-depth industry expertise, and integrated resources. The firm’s industry focus
groups include: aerospace and defense; automotive; building products; business services;
chemicals and pharmaceuticals; consumer and food products; electronics; engineered and general
industrial products; financial institutions; packaging; telecommunications media and technology;
and transportation and logistics. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at

Duties & Responsibilities:
Lincoln International is seeking Summer Associates to join our M&A practice in Chicago,
supporting our Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles offices. Like our full-time staff, Summer
Associates work closely with the firm's senior bankers and clients in processing transactions and in
supporting new business development efforts, as well as the development of the firm as a whole.
While responsibilities at Lincoln International are often less rigid and more entrepreneurial than at
other firms, key Summer Associate responsibilities include:

- Performing financial analysis and valuations
- Conducting industry research
- Identifying and contacting potential buyers or acquisition targets
- Preparing confidential information memoranda and management presentations
- Hosting visits of potential buyers at client facilities
- Supporting senior bankers in negotiations, and
- Assisting during the due diligence and closing process

Key responsibilities also include preparation of materials and active participation in new business
meetings, and contributing to analyst development and the general growth of the firm.

Summer Associates are expected to be knowledgeable in finance and accounting as well as have
good business acumen. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.

The successful candidate will be an assertive, motivated self-starter with the desire and potential to
succeed in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Prior M&A or investment banking
experience is not required.

REQUIRED: First-year MBA students only, with a strong academic record (both undergraduate and