Houlihan Lokey (NYSE : HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in financial restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, valuation, financial restructuring, and strategic consulting.
The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-
Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of our commitment to client success across our advisory services.
Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, and the No.
1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 15 years, and the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, according to Thomson Reuters.
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Financial Restructuring Group
Houlihan Lokey has the largest, most experienced worldwide financial restructuring practice of any investment banking firm, with approximately 190 restructuring professionals in offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
In 2016, we worked on over 180 restructuring-related transactions on behalf of companies, their creditors and shareholders, and other constituents.
Over the past decade, Houlihan Lokey has advised on over 1,000 restructuring transactions, with aggregate debt claims in excess of $2.0 trillion.
Our group employs an interdisciplinary approach to engagements and is accustomed to evaluating complex, highly leveraged situations in short time frames.
We are also a recognized leader in achieving merger and acquisition transactions for distressed companies.
Associates in FR work on a variety of transactions within the group, including debtor- and creditor-side restructurings and distressed mergers and acquisitions.
The group offers a unique opportunity for associates to work on projects that provide exposure to a wide variety of financial advisory and investment banking products and industries.
These services include :
Advising companies and stakeholders in out-of-court and Chapter 11 restructurings
Raising debt and equity financing
Providing distressed M&A advisory services
Advising in special situations with elements of distressed investing
Participating in complex negotiations on behalf of our clients
Associates are typically members of deal teams comprising at least one managing director, vice president, associate, and financial analyst.
Requirements / Qualifications
The environment at Houlihan Lokey is results-driven and entrepreneurial and, as such, rewards top performers with substantial responsibility and interaction with senior-
level professionals and clients.
The following qualifications are required :
Possess or on track to receive an MBA from a top-tier business school or equivalent degree from a top-tier graduate program
Top academic performer and a quick learner capable of performing in an unstructured environment
Undergraduate degree with academic distinction
A demonstrated interest in Restructuring
At least a 1 or 2 years’ experience within either investment banking (M&A or an Industry team), Leverage Finance or Restructuring is preferred
Have an understanding of valuation theory, methodologies and applications
Strong quantitative, financial and analytical skills
Strong LBO and DCF modelling skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
An exceptional strong work ethic
The candidate must be motivated and have the ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff in a rapidly changing, demanding, but ultimately rewarding environment.
International experience is desirable, but not essential.