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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
HOULIHAN LOKEY STRENGTHENS HEALTHCARE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COVERAGE WITH NEW HIRE
NEW YORK –
April 18, 2017 – Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE: HLI), the global investment bank,
today announced that Michael Siano has joined the firm as a Director in the
Healthcare Group. Mr. Siano will partner
with Jon Pritti, Managing Director, to lead the firm’s healthcare information
technology (HCIT) coverage effort. He is based in New York.
joins from Deutsche Bank, where he was a Director in the Healthcare Investment
Banking group and worked on a range of strategic M&A and capital markets
transactions for HCIT companies. Prior to Deutsche Bank, he was a Vice
President in the Healthcare Services banking group at RBC Capital Markets and
an Associate at Oak Hill Capital Partners, where he focused on investments in the
healthcare services sector. Mr. Siano began his career at Merrill Lynch in
continues to be a growing, active sector and one in which Houlihan Lokey has a
substantial leadership position in M&A advisory,” said Mark Francis, Head
of the Healthcare Group. “Mike has an outstanding track record of advising
clients in the HCIT sector, and his knowledge, experience, and relationships
are complementary to our culture and approach to client service. We are
confident that Mike’s expertise will be tremendously beneficial to our clients
and help continue the market leadership we have achieved to date,” he added.
Lokey's Healthcare Group has an impressive track record of providing
independent, differentiated advice that leads to exceptional outcomes for
clients. As the HCIT sector continues to rapidly evolve and consolidate, there
is a tremendous opportunity to advise clients on M&A transactions and
private financings. I’m delighted to have joined a market-leading Healthcare Group,
and I look forward to partnering with my colleagues across the firm to continue
the group's momentum by serving as a trusted advisor to our clients,” said
earned a B.S. in Finance, cum laude, from
professionals, Houlihan Lokey’s Healthcare Group is one of the largest industry
coverage groups of its kind in the middle market. In both 2015 and 2016,
Houlihan Lokey ranked No. 1 for all U.S. healthcare transactions based on
number of deals, according to Thomson Reuters.
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm's commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters.
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