FRANKFURT, Germany, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, announced today that it has strengthened its Global Healthcare investment banking practice with the addition of Kai Ingo Seidel as Managing Director and Head of Healthcare for German-speaking Europe and Benelux in its Frankfurt office. Since the launch of its healthcare group in 2010, Lincoln International's global healthcare team has grown to over 25 professionals worldwide. Lincoln International's Global Healthcare Group, one of the largest in the middle-market, focuses on serving private equity-owned, publicly traded and privately-held companies in the following sub-sectors: medical devices and products, diagnostics and research tools, provider services, contract services and process outsourcing.
Kai Ingo Seidel, a senior mid-market M&A investment banking specialist, brings extensive experience in the healthcare space, including numerous cross-border transactions, to his role at Lincoln International. Prior to joining Lincoln International, Mr. Seidel spent 15 years with DC – Daiwa Corporate Advisory, formerly named Close Brothers, advising on various buy- and sell-side transactions, carve-out situations and financing assignments in the healthcare industry, with a special focus on medtech, medical devices, healthcare services and pharmaceutical services. Mr. Seidel has served local and international clients including privately-held entities, private equity-owned enterprises and publicly traded corporations.
Mr. Seidel's previous healthcare transactions include, among others, the sale of Berchtold Group to Stryker US, the acquisition of Inostics and Partec by Sysmex of Japan, the acquisition of Fusion UV by Heraeus, the sale of Gish Biomedical to Sorin Group, the sale of Life Systems to Specialty Care, the sale of Varian Medical System's Accel Operations to Bruker Scientific, the sale of Innovartis to Roche, the sale of Europa Apotheek to Medco, the sale of Berchold Medizinelektronik to Integra Lifesciences and the sale of MRC Systems to Siemens.
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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