December 19, 2021
An investment banker by trade, Nicholas Assef is also an established artist. He has a deep passion for the arts especially photography. Photography has always been a passion for him as he feels nothing is more satisfying than sharing a smile through a photograph that he has captured. The kind of work he strives to do is the type of photographic art that is uplifting to the spirit of those that look upon it. While he started his photography as a child, it has become a means of charity in Nicholas Assef’s adult years. He has even expanded his work to incorporate different themes and types depending on the project. He prides himself on using images as close to the raw files as possible in order to ensure authenticity in his work and a proper depiction to those that he shares his art with.
June 19, 2021
As the founder of Lincoln Crowne & Company Pty. Limited, a very prominent investment firm, where he currently serves as Executive Director and Senior Analyst, Nicholas Assef has shown himself to be a tenacious negotiator with a specialty as a specialist in the Australian and South East Asian markets. Over more than a quarter-century, he has gained a tremendous amount of experience and expertise in many diverse areas, including mergers and acquisitions, growth strategies and strategic due diligence.

The extensive body of work that Nicholas Assef has accomplished over the years in the corporate world, the legal profession and even in the academic world has turned him and his firm into one of the most dynamic and persuasive mergers and acquisitions investment bankers anywhere. An insightful negotiator, he likes to use strategies and tactics based on "game theory" to give him something of an edge. He is well aware that clients don't hire a firm like Lincoln Crowne for basic services they could get from anyone, so he takes a different approach. His goal in business is to provide clients with innovative thinking, deep commercial & financial judgment and clear independent advice, so that their experience is something special.
September 22, 2018
It is true that Nick Assef has plenty of education under his belt. In addition to earning a Post Graduate degree in Valuation from Harvard Business School, he also completed a MBA at the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School. He also holds a Bachelor of Law Honors degree from Bond University Law School and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from University of Technology Sydney.

However, Nick Assef didn’t stop with an education. He also gained plenty of wide-ranging experience over the last quarter century, as well. These days, Nick Assef is the founder of Lincoln Crowne & Company Pty. Limited, a prominent investment firm where he also serves as Executive Director and Senior Analyst. Before he founded Lincoln Crowne, he was a corporate attorney with Allen, Allen & Hemsley in Sydney. Over the years, Nick has shown himself to be a specialist in the Australian and South East Asian markets and he also has expertise in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, valuation, growth strategies, shareholder rights, and strategic due diligence.
March 29, 2018
All through his long quarter-century career, Nicholas Assef has purposely and carefully developed his basic business philosophy through extensive work experience in the corporate world. Over time, he has participated in many negotiations and developed a strong reputation as an innovator. His experience as a negotiator, combined with his significant experience as a legal professional and his academic background all provide him with a different perspective than most others in his field.

Nicholas Assef has compiled a great team at his firm, Lincoln Crowne and Company, and they are all aware of the fact that clients choose him or his firm because they want more than a run-of-the-mill investment advisory firm. They want the best negotiators and the best investment advisory services. They always have a desired outcome in mind and Nicholas Assef works hard to make that happen. Nicholas Assef believes that his and his firm’s purpose is to give clients the deal-making expertise they need for the short term as well as the wisdom and knowledge to know what may happen somewhere down the line.