Shahab Fatheazam


Mr. Fatheazam is a Managing Director of Lincoln International and head of the firm’s Healthcare group. He leads transaction teams, manages key client relationships and actively markets the firm’s services on a global basis.

Mr. Fatheazam has over 20 years of investment experience specializing in representing companies in the healthcare industry. He has advised clients in a variety of transactions, including merger and acquisition advisory, capital raising advisory (both debt and equity securities), technology licensing, and fairness opinions. His clients include leading private equity groups, public and private companies. Mr. Fatheazam has significant experience working on cross-border transactions and has worked on numerous transactions throughout Europe and Asia.

As the head of Lincoln’s Healthcare group, Mr. Fatheazam understands value drivers of healthcare companies and how to best position these companies. Over the last two decades, He has specialized in the healthcare sector and advised companies in the healthcare and pharmaceutical services, diagnostic, research tools, and selective biotech and medical technology situations. Mr. Fatheazam also currently serves on three boards of directors of both private and public companies in the therapeutic and healthcare services sectors.

Prior to joining Lincoln International in 2010, Mr. Fatheazam led the healthcare practice of GCA Savvian for 5 years and started its Chicago office. Among his client and transactional experience he successfully advised most of the firm’s Japanese merger transactions in the U.S. during his tenure.

From 1994 to 2004, Mr. Fatheazam was a senior partner at Vector Securities International, a boutique firm focused on the healthcare sector. He expanded the firm’s practice to include healthcare services and the diagnostic and research tools sectors in both banking and research.

Mr. Fatheazam began his career with the firm of Kidder, Peabody & Co. where he served in the international investment banking department working closely with the London, Geneva, Paris and Tokyo offices.


  • BA, Cambridge University
  • MA, Cambridge University
  • MBA, Columbia University


  • Member, Buck Advisory Council, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging
  • Member, Dean’s International Council, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago
  • Member, Visiting Committee, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago
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