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Lincoln International Reviews

Updated June 17, 2018
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Lincoln International CEO and Managing Director Robert B Barr
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Pros
  • "Senior bankers take a strong interest in junior bankers' personal and professional development" (in 17 reviews)

  • "People are generally respectful of junior bankers, and entrust them with a great deal of responsibility" (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Hours can be unpredictable as with any investment banking firm" (in 27 reviews)

  • "As with all investment banks, you should be prepared to work long hours" (in 17 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Analyst - US"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lincoln International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Incredible people, access to the senior management team and strong relationships between senior / junior bankers.

    Cons

    As with any investment bank, long hours and weekend work weigh on you after a while. We could do a better job of managing our clients expectations to smooth workload.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain Lincoln culture and continue working to integrate our international offices. This will be a key strength of ours going forward.


  2. "Lincoln International"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lincoln International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people are the best of the best

    Cons

    The industry is difficult on employees

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course

  3. "Company Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lincoln International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Driven senior management that invests their time and energy in training and developing junior bankers - ability to attract and retain talent at all levels is unmatched in the industry.

    Cons

    Hours can be unpredictable as with any investment banking firm


  4. "M&A Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - M&A Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - M&A Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lincoln International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lincoln's culture and personnel are second to none in the industry. They provide all of their bankers full exposure to middle market M&A processes and constantly promote professional development.

    Cons

    Per industry standards, hours can be long

    Advice to Management

    Even with all the success and growth at Lincoln, management always has its employees front of mind, keep it up!


  5. "Associate"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lincoln International (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Senior bankers take a strong interest in junior bankers' personal and professional development.

    Cons

    As with all investment banks, you should be prepared to work long hours.


  6. "Analyst"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lincoln International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Autonomy, compensation, company culture, significant responsibility and opportunity to work with clients at the C-level, team oriented work

    Cons

    Work/life balance, limited visibility on work coming through the pipeline


  7. "Investment Banking Summer Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great breadth of experience in different industries
    People are genuine and have fun personalities

    Cons

    Not much team collaboration
    Expected to learn on your own

  8. "Strong Banking Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lincoln International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and strong culture.

    Cons

    Experience and enjoyment is highly dependent on industry group.


  9. "Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lincoln International full-time

    Pros

    The people. Absolutely the best people I've ever worked with.

    Cons

    Industry focus and product diversity.


  10. "Accounting Nightmare"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lincoln International full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, reimbursement for late night dinners and work, conveniently located in Olgilvie Train Station

    Cons

    Accounting department needs heavy updates with old software, old ideas, unimaginative controller, complete lack of training and help. Company seems to be great for everyone but the Accounting Team.

    Lincoln International Response

    Jul 19, 2017 – Associate

    Thank you for providing your feedback on Lincoln International. We view enhancing our work environment at Lincoln as a continuous improvement process where there is an open door policy for any... More


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