Lincoln Adds Automotive Senior Advisor

Global mid-market investment bank Lincoln International has added Sanjeev Varma to its team as a senior advisor. Mr. Varma’s will support the efforts of Lincoln’s Automotive and Truck Group and Special Situations Group.

“We are excited to add Sanjeev’s credentials to our advisory service capabilities,” said Robert Satow, Managing Director and co-head of Lincoln International’s Automotive and Truck Group. “Sanjeev’s knowledge is highly complementary to that of our global team and will be of great value as we continue to help our clients develop and implement strategies to achieve their objectives in a fast-changing automotive environment.”

Mr. Varma has a combined 34 years of automotive industry, investment banking and consulting experience. In addition, he has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, marketing, strategic planning, and business development activities. Prior to Joining Lincoln, he was a managing director at Teneo Capital and held senior advisor positions at Duff & Phelps and Chanin Capital. During his 20 years working directly in the auto industry, he held senior positions at Magna Powertrain and New Venture Gear. He began his career with Chrysler Corporation in 1984.

“The automotive industry is undergoing a massive transformation with electrification, autonomous driving and shared mobility, reconfiguring value chains,” said Mr. Varma, “Lincoln is well positioned to advise companies in aligning their portfolio to these changes and position them for success.”

Mr. Varma earned an MS in mechanical engineering from Syracuse University and a BS in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services, debt advisory services, private capital raising and restructuring advice on mid-market transactions. The firm also provides fairness opinions, valuations, and joint venture and partnering advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. Lincoln has 20 offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe and is headquartered in Chicago (www.lincolninternational.com).

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