Abraham Lincoln may not be remembered for his dealmaking prowess, but Lincoln International hopes to invoke his integrity with its moniker. One of the largest investment banks based in the Windy City, Lincoln International offers capital raising, M&A support, and other corporate finance services. It has expertise in several industries, including aerospace and defense, consumer products, chemicals, and renewable energy. Lincoln International has about 10 locations in North America, Asia, and Europe. Co-chairman Lawrence Lawson III and Robert Barr, president of North American operations, founded the company in 1996.