Eric Lint is a Managing Director of Farm Creek Advisors, serving in that Capacity since 2010. He has served as an executive, in investment banking, and consulting to firms in financial technology, media, business information, energy, and capital goods/engineering industries.
His transaction experience encompasses over 200 deals in 23 countries. Currently, he serves as an advisor to Autism Village and Leverage Point Media. In addition, he serves as an Executive Officer/Founder with Merchant Power Partners, Hydrocarbon Ventures, and Leadership Ventures.
Prior to Farm Creek, Eric was a Managing Director with Jordan Edmiston in New York, where he served clients in the business information, financial information, and software industries.
Eric has served as a senior corporate development executive with several Fortune 1000 corporations. Most recently, he was a Senior Vice President with Dun and Bradstreet, where he supported the Chairman in the execution of D&B’s global growth aspirations, resulting in the execution of investments and acquisitions in the UK, China, India, and Italy. Prior to joining D&B, Eric was an Executive Vice President with Reuters, the global news and financial information firm, for 9 years, where he led the business development and venture capital/principal investing functions. During his tenure, the company executed over 50 transactions globally, culminating in the merger of Reuters with Thomson. From 1988 to 2000, Eric was a Vice President and Global M&A leader for ABB, the global engineering and automation firm based in Zurich, Switzerland. While at ABB, Eric led over 100 acquisition projects in 18 countries and was responsible for the company’s expansion into the US and its strategy in Latin America. He also participated in ABB’s expansion into Eastern Europe, Russia, and China. Eric started his career with JP Morgan Chase, where he was a commercial banker in New York.
He has a degree in Economics from Gettysburg College and an MBA from the University of Connecticut, in addition to graduate studies in Economics at New York University. He has also attended the Executive Management programs at The University of Virginia's Darden School and Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, where he taught a seminar in Competitive Intelligence. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Gettysburg College for several years.