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Houlihan Lokey, Inc., the global investment bank, has agreed to acquire Freeman & Co. (Freeman), a New York-based independent advisory firm that provides a range of advisory services to financial institution clients. The transaction, signed yesterday... Read Story
October 23, 2019, 09:25 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc., a global investment bank, has made two additions to the firm’s Healthcare Group in New York that substantially expand the firm’s healthcare services coverage efforts. Jerome “J.J.” Brown and Austin Smith have joined the firm as... Read Story
October 16, 2019, 08:55 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that Sean Fitzgerald has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group. Fitzgerald will focus on providing customized equity capital solutions to the firm’s corporate and financial-sponsor-backed clients... Read Story
September 25, 2019, 09:00 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced an expansion of its Private Funds Group (PFG) to Chicago and San Francisco. Shea Goggin has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of U.S. PFG to lead and continue the build-out of the Private Funds Group in North... Read Story
September 24, 2019, 09:00 AM


Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank, announced that Robert M. Wilson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Industrials Group, focusing on the packaging and paper sectors. He is based in New York.Wilson joins from SunTrust Robinson... Read Story
June 26, 2019, 09:01 AM


Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank, announced that Steven M. Cramer has joined the Technology, Media, & Telecom (TMT) Group as a Managing Director to oversee the gaming sector. He is based in Los Angeles. Cramer joins from Imperial Capital... Read Story
December 04, 2018, 07:14 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that Martin Bastian will join the firm in January 2019 as a Managing Director in the Industrials Group to lead the chemicals business in Europe, based in Frankfurt. Bastian will join from Citigroup, where he was a Managing... Read Story
November 05, 2018, 07:05 AM


Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank, announced that Jonathan Harrison has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Business Services Group. He is based in London.  Harrison brings with him over 20 years of sector coverage and extensive... Read Story
October 19, 2018, 08:18 AM


Houlihan Lokey, the global investment bank, announced that David Brock has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Industrials Group, focused on the building products sector. He is based in London. Brock joins from Jefferies, where he was a... Read Story
October 09, 2018, 07:11 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced the formation of HL Finance, LLC (HL Finance) to arrange senior secured leveraged loans for financial sponsor-backed, privately-held, and public corporate entities.HL Finance will act as arranger on syndicated loan... Read Story
July 23, 2018, 08:01 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc.,, a global investment bank, announced that it has acquired BearTooth Advisors (BearTooth), an independent advisory firm providing strategic advisory and placement agency services to alternative investment managers. The... Read Story
May 22, 2018, 08:01 AM


Hilco Corporate Finance announced that Mark A. Smith has been appointed Managing Director within the firm's Corporate Finance team. Smith previously joined the Hilco Global Industrial Group, focusing on the metals, mining and adjacent sectors. He is... Read Story
April 05, 2018, 07:25 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc., a global investment bank, announced that Ignacio Blasco has joined the firm as a Managing Director in Capital Markets. He is based in Madrid.Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey, Blasco was a Managing Partner at Montalbán Debt Funds... Read Story
March 01, 2018, 07:10 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that Edward Middleton has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Financial Restructuring, Asia alongside Brandon Gale. He is based in Hong Kong. Middleton enjoys an excellent reputation in the international... Read Story
February 05, 2018, 07:10 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc., the global investment bank, announced that Jim McKnight has joined the firm as a Managing Director. He is based in Sydney and will lead the firm’s Financial Restructuring efforts in Australia.McKnight joins from Fort Street... Read Story
February 01, 2018, 07:12 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire Quayle Munro Limited (Quayle Munro), an independent advisory firm that provides corporate finance advisory services to companies underpinned by data & analytics, content, software, and... Read Story
January 16, 2018, 07:30 AM


Completed distressed debt and bankruptcy restructuring activity totaled $282.2 billion during full year 2017, a 18% decrease compared to 2016, according to data released by Thomson Reuters.There were 302 completed restructuring transactions worldwide... Read Story
January 15, 2018, 07:31 AM


Houlihan Lokey has announced that Nathan Pund has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Consumer, Food, & Retail (CFR) Group. He is based in Dallas, Texas, and will continue his focus on the active lifestyle, outdoor, and tactical... Read Story
January 09, 2018, 07:32 AM


Emerge Energy Services LP announced that it has entered into a $75 million Second Amended and Restated Revolving Credit and Security Agreement among the Partnership, the subsidiary borrowers, and PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative... Read Story
January 08, 2018, 07:27 AM


Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank, announced that the M&A advisory practice of Bluestone Capital Partners (Bluestone) has merged into Houlihan Lokey’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group. Bluestone is a boutique investment... Read Story
December 19, 2017, 07:10 AM


Waterfall Asset Management, an alternative asset management firm, announced the hiring of Gene Weil and John Nelligan to launch and oversee the creation of a new financial services/specialty finance focused private equity platform, which will operate... Read Story
December 15, 2017, 07:30 AM


Global investment bank Houlihan Lokey announced that Victor Barcot has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Oil & Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) Group. He is based in Houston.Barcot joins from Deutsche Bank, where he was a Managing... Read Story
December 15, 2017, 07:21 AM


First Eagle Investment Management and NewStar Financial Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for First Eagle to acquire NewStar, an established lender and investment manager specializing in direct lending to middle-market... Read Story
October 17, 2017, 08:00 AM


Houlihan Lokey recently hired Daniel Beaulne and Michael P. Hedden as Directors in the Dispute Resolution Consulting practice. They are based in Dallas and New York, respectively. Hedden has extensive expertise in the real estate sector, with more... Read Story
October 12, 2017, 08:00 AM


CIT Bank, N.A. announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its reverse mortgage servicing business, Financial Freedom, and its reverse mortgage portfolio to an undisclosed buyer. The transaction includes the sale of mortgage servicing rights... Read Story
October 09, 2017, 07:19 AM


Hovde Group, a full service investment bank and broker dealer that provides investment banking, capital markets, equity research, and sales and trading services focused on the financial services sector, announced that it has formed a new practice to... Read Story
October 05, 2017, 07:29 AM


The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Bondholder Group announced that its members have offered a debtor in possession (DIP) financing loan to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to help address the urgent need for repairs to... Read Story
September 28, 2017, 07:00 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc., a global investment bank, announced that Reinhard Koester has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG), where he will help grow the firm’s Specialty Finance practice. He is... Read Story
September 14, 2017, 07:20 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that James G. Wolf, CFA, has joined the Tax & Financial Reporting Valuation (TFR) practice within Financial Advisory Services as a Managing Director. He is based in New York.Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey, Wolf spent nearly... Read Story
August 16, 2017, 07:00 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that Matthew Tehan has joined the Capital Markets Group as a Managing Director. He is based in Sydney and will lead the firm’s Capital Markets efforts in Australia.Tehan joins Houlihan Lokey following a 17-year career at... Read Story
August 15, 2017, 08:31 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc. announced that Brad Hafer has joined the Strategic Consulting Group as a Director. He is based in New York and focused on the technology, media, and telecommunications sector within Strategic Consulting.Prior to joining Houlihan... Read Story
June 29, 2017, 07:20 AM


Investment Bank Houlihan Lokey, Inc. announced that Jeffrey Baliban has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Dispute Resolution Consulting practice within Financial Advisory Services (FAS). He is based in New York.Baliban joins from Citrin... Read Story
June 20, 2017, 07:26 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc., the global investment bank, announced several additions to its Tech+IP Advisory practice within Financial Advisory Services (FAS). John A. Hudson and Brent Reynolds Sr. have joined the practice as a Director and Vice President... Read Story
June 16, 2017, 07:17 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc., a global investment bank, announced that Tom Olivier has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.  Olivier joins Houlihan Lokey from Pacific Crest Securities, the technology... Read Story
June 02, 2017, 08:00 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc., the global investment bank, announced that Heather Smith has joined the firm’s Capital Markets Group as a Managing Director and Head of Structured Equity. Smith will focus on providing customized equity capital solutions to... Read Story
May 12, 2017, 07:19 AM


Gander Mountain Company announced that, to maximize the opportunity to achieve a "going-concern" sale of its business, it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy... Read Story
March 13, 2017, 07:15 AM


Houlihan Lokey, Inc., the global investment bank, announced that it has acquired Black Stone IP LLC (BSIP), a boutique investment bank focused on valuing and trading patent and other intellectual property (IP) assets. Terms of the transaction were... Read Story
January 19, 2017, 08:28 AM


White Oak Global Advisors, LLC  on behalf of its institutional clients, announced today that White Oak has expanded its asset-based lending platform through the acquisition of Capital Business Credit, LLC (“CBC”), a leading commercial finance company... Read Story
December 16, 2016, 07:45 AM


NewStar Financial Inc. announced the sale of its equipment finance business and related assets to Boston-based Radius Bank ("Radius"), a federal savings association, for approximately $140 million in cash.    NewStar Equipment Finance is an... Read Story
December 02, 2016, 07:29 AM


Miller Buckfire, a leading investment bank specializing in corporate restructuring and recapitalization,announced that Richard Klein has joined as Managing Director in New York.Klein brings over twenty years of experience to Miller Buckfire. Most... Read Story
September 26, 2016, 08:16 AM


Wells Fargo Capital Finance announced that Dana Carl Knowlton has joined the Middle Market Originations team in New York as a business development officer. In his new role, Knowlton is primarily responsible for sourcing and structuring flexible asset... Read Story
August 04, 2016, 07:46 AM


Dex Media, Inc., one of the largest national providers of local marketing solutions for local businesses, announced that its prepackaged plan of reorganization (“the Plan”) was confirmed today by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware... Read Story
July 18, 2016, 07:38 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that Larry DeAngelo and Paul Simpson have joined the firm as Managing Directors to lead the firm's global Business Services Group. Simpson is based in London and DeAngelo is based in Atlanta.DeAngelo joins from SunTrust... Read Story
July 13, 2016, 07:58 AM


Full Circle Capital Corporation ("Full Circle") announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with Great Elm Capital Corp., a company formed by Great Elm Capital Group, Inc. ("GEC", formerly Unwired Planet, Inc.) and funds managed by MAST... Read Story
June 24, 2016, 07:30 AM


Dex Media, Inc., one of the largest national providers of local marketing solutions for local businesses, today announced a major step toward completing its financial restructuring by filing a prepackaged plan of reorganization (the “Plan”), along... Read Story
May 18, 2016, 07:27 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that AmeriFactors Financial Group, LLC has been acquired by Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company.AmeriFactors provides accounts receivable financing primarily on a non-recourse, full-notification basis to small and medium-sized... Read Story
December 17, 2015, 08:12 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that J. Andrew Koecher has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of the Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice. Koecher is based in Dallas and will be responsible for leading the continued build-out of the... Read Story
November 20, 2015, 08:10 AM


Berkshire Hills Bancorp today the signing of a definitive agreement for the acquisition of privately held Firestone Financial Corp. as an operating subsidiary of Berkshire Bank.  Based in Needham, Massachusetts, Firestone is a longstanding commercial... Read Story
May 22, 2015, 07:49 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced that Patrick Schoennagel has joined the firm as a Director in its Capital Markets Group. He is based in London and will focus primarily on assisting both independent and sponsor-backed corporates in the United Kingdom and... Read Story
May 11, 2015, 08:00 AM


Versa Capital Management, LLC (“Versa”) announced today that one of its affiliates was declared the winning bidder in the auction for the business of The Wet Seal, Inc. (“Wet Seal”), a specialty retailer in reorganization proceedings. “We believe our... Read Story
March 16, 2015, 08:14 AM


Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm investing in financial services,has signed a definitive agreement to become the majority investor in Engs Commercial Finance, a vendor-based commercial lender that provides lease and... Read Story
February 11, 2015, 07:17 AM


Nellson Nutraceutical, a leading North American formulator and manufacturer of branded and private-label nutritional bar and functional powder products, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Le Groupe Multibar Inc... Read Story
November 25, 2014, 07:13 AM


Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, today announced that Loren McCutchen has joined the firm's Due Diligence Services practice as a Director. He is based in Dallas.McCutchen joins Houlihan Lokey following an 18-year career at Deloitte... Read Story
October 14, 2014, 07:26 AM


Capmark Financial Group Inc. announced that it has entered into a series of agreements pursuant to which it will acquire Bluestem Brands, Inc. (“Bluestem”), a multi-brand, online retailer of name-brand and private label general merchandise serving... Read Story
September 29, 2014, 08:01 AM


Education Management Corporation, one of the largest providers of post-secondary education in North America, has finalized a Restructuring Support Agreement previously announced on Aug. 27, 2014. Creditors holding in excess of 94 percent of the... Read Story
September 08, 2014, 07:48 AM


Ares Management, L.P. announced on Jun.5 that it has expanded into the commercial finance sector through its acquisition of Keltic Financial Services LLC and Keltic Financial Partners II, LP, a leading commercial finance company that provides... Read Story
June 06, 2014, 07:23 AM


Houlihan Lokey is pleased to announce the sale of Dallas-based Goodman Factors, a nationwide invoice factoring company, to Independent Bank of Memphis, TN.  Houlihan Lokey served as exclusive financial advisor to Goodman Factors and assisted in... Read Story
May 21, 2014, 07:46 AM


Triumph Bancorp, Inc., through its subsidiary, THE National Bank, a full service community bank, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the lending platform and certain assets of Doral Healthcare Finance, an asset-based lender... Read Story
May 16, 2014, 07:33 AM


Diversified financial services company ORIX USA Corporation announced that Brian F. Prince has officially commenced his role as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), overseeing strategic operations and growth initiatives, which will... Read Story
February 06, 2014, 07:39 AM


Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, announced that Cory Daugard has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of the Oilfield Services practice within the Industrials Group. He is based in Dallas, reporting to Bill Peluchiwski... Read Story
January 16, 2014, 07:23 AM


Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) announced that Nausheer Allibhoy, Robert Corso, Michael Halliwell and William Snyder have joined the firm’s Valuation Services practice as Managing Directors in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta... Read Story
November 18, 2013, 07:24 AM


Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, today announced that Kimble Cannon has joined the firm as a Director in the Financial Institutions Group (FIG). He will focus on depository institutions within FIG, with a primary concentration on... Read Story
November 05, 2013, 08:02 AM


Solar Senior Capital Ltd. announced that it acquired, pursuant to a definitive agreement, dated September 30, 2013, Gemino Healthcare Finance, LLC (d/b/a Gemino Senior Secured Healthcare Finance) (“Gemino”) from affiliates of EDG Partners, D. E. Shaw... Read Story
October 04, 2013, 08:03 AM


GateHouse Media, Inc. announced it has commenced voluntary chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Concurrently with the bankruptcy filing, GateHouse filed and requested confirmation of a... Read Story
September 27, 2013, 08:01 AM


Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, announced its aggressive growth plans for a unique practice focused on intermediating illiquid financial assets on a global basis. The Illiquid Financial Asset (IFA) practice will incorporate the... Read Story
September 24, 2013, 07:47 AM


Houlihan Lokey announced the completion of a senior financing for AmeriFactors Financial Group, LLC.  The debt financing was provided by BB&T's Orlando office.  AmeriFactors Financial Group, LLC is a specialty commercial finance company providing... Read Story
July 29, 2013, 08:03 AM


Charlesbank Capital Partners made an investment in Trojan Battery Company, a leading global manufacturer of deep-cycle lead acid batteries. Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, CA, Trojan has been owned by the Godber family since its founding in 1925.... Read Story
July 02, 2013, 07:16 AM


Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, today announced a reorganization of its senior management ranks. Co-CEO Scott Beiser will continue as CEO, as Jeff Werbalowsky, his partner in the role for the last ten years, will join Robert Hotz... Read Story
April 18, 2013, 08:05 AM


Dex One Corporation and SuperMedia announced that each company has received the requisite shareholder approval for their proposed merger and they both have voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of... Read Story
March 18, 2013, 08:03 AM


Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank,  announced that Lyle Wilpon has joined the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group as a managing director, based in New York. He reports to Steven Tishman, Global Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group... Read Story
February 27, 2013, 07:41 AM


Presidential Financial Corporation announced it will be acquired by MidFirst Bank. The acquisition is subject to final regulatory approval and it is anticipated that the transaction will close in early 2013. Presidential will operate as a subsidiary... Read Story
January 17, 2013, 08:08 AM


Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, announced that it has acquired Milestone Advisors, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based independent investment banking firm which provides mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and asset valuation... Read Story
January 09, 2013, 07:48 AM