Over the course of his long career, Nicholas Assef has shown himself to be one of the most dynamic and persuasive mergers and acquisitions investment bankers in many markets, even though he has specialized in the Australian and South East Asian markets. For over two decades, Nicholas Assef has done a lot for client businesses all over the world.He is well known and highly regarded as a shrewd negotiator, based primarily on his tendency to applying tactics based on “game theory” to all types of negotiations.

Nicholas Assef understands quite well that clients hire him for a reason; they expect a lot more than basic services; they have a specific outcome in mind. That explains why he uses such a “tenacious” style and why his solutions are always geared to maximizing every client’s shareholder value.Following his studies at Harvard Business School, where he obtained a Post Graduate degree in Valuation, Nicholas Assef went to the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester and completed a Masters in Business Administration degree. That’s not the entirety of his education, however; he also holds a Bachelor of Law Honors degree in 1992 from Bond University Law School and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from University of Technology Sydney. In fact, previous to founding Lincoln Crowne & Company Pty. Limited, he spent some time as a corporate attorney with Allen, Allen & Hemsley in Sydney.

Soon after his time as a lawyer, Nicholas Assef founded Lincoln Crowne and Company, which has grown into an elite very investment firm. These days, he serves as the firm’s Executive Director, as well as a Senior Analyst. While Lincoln Crowne specialize in the Australian and South East Asian markets, he and his firm cut deals globally.