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01 February 2016

SPORTS AND THE OTT REVOLUTION: THE INCREASING IMPORTANCE OF OVER-THE-TOP VIDEO SERVICES IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS AND EMERGING SPORTS PROPERTIES

In a recent editorial for Sports & Media Entertainment Tech Outlook magazine, Managing Director Chris Russo opines on the long-term potential for ‘over-the-top’ video services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime to “fundamentally transform the sports television business, changing the nature of the relationship between the leagues, fans, media companies, and distributors.”

15 December 2015

CINDY MA: BEST PRACTICES IN PORTFOLIO VALUATION AND THE VALUE OF INDEPENDENT, THIRD-PARTY VALUATION SERVICES

Cindy Ma, Managing Director and Global Head of Portfolio Valuation & Advisory Services, recently participated in a Q&A on portfolio valuation for the December issue of Financier Worldwide.

24 November 2015

Investment Diversification and Portfolio Valuation Challenges

In today’s rapidly changing marketplace, the need to value more complex and esoteric asset classes has grown, and alternative investment portfolios are more diverse than ever before.

21 October 2015

2014 Purchase Price Allocation Study

Houlihan Lokey has completed its 2014 Purchase Price Allocation Study, analyzing the portion of purchase consideration allocated to tangible assets, intangible assets, and goodwill in merger and acquisition transactions completed by U.S. public acquirers during 2014. In this 14th annual edition of the study, Houlihan Lokey reviewed public filings for a total of 1,265 completed transactions. Several statistics, other data, and a comparison to certain 2013 results are provided.

01 October 2015

INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS DATA, ANALYTICS AND STREAMING VIDEO: CHRIS RUSSO AUTHORS ARTICLE FOR CIO REVIEW

In the latest issue of CIO Review magazine, Chris Russo, a Managing Director and head of Houlihan Lokey’s sports practice, reviews the latest technological innovations in sports including new methods of gathering and analyzing big data in professional sports, the emergence of Over-the-Top (OTT) video services for use on digital platforms, and the recent development of new statistics and analytics tools for mobile devices in youth and amateur sports.

25 June 2015

Beyond the Deal: Trojan Battery

Houlihan Lokey was engaged to explore liquidity options for the family owners of Trojan Battery, an industrial battery manufacturer with a rich history spanning more than eighty years.

05 June 2015

THE ART OF THE GRACEFUL EXIT: SELL-SIDE DUE DILIGENCE CONSIDERATIONS FOR FINANCIAL SPONSORS

Highly available financing and seller-friendly multiples have recently contributed to a healthy environment for private equity exits.

22 April 2015

JERRY SCHWARTZMAN, HEAD OF M&A TAX SERVICES, AUTHORS EDITORIAL ON CHOOSING THE BEST LEGAL ENTITY FOR A NEW VENTURE – A CORPORATION OR AN LLC – IN THE APRIL 2015 ISSUE OF PREFERRED RETURNS

In the latest issue of Preferred Returns, the American Bar Association’s monthly private equity and venture capital committee newsletter, Jerry Schwartzman opines on key differences between a corporation and an LLC and the key issues one should consider when choosing one or the other for a new business entity.

25 February 2015

TAX MADNESS: KEY ISSUES AROUND STATE TAXES, EBITDA, AND DEAL VALUES FOR FINANCIAL SPONSORS

Considering a purchase or sale of a portfolio company? Have you considered the impact of different state taxes on EBITDA and, consequently, transaction value?

25 February 2015

WINSTON SHOWS AUTHORS EDITORIAL ON THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT STATES’ TAX REGIMES ON EBITDA AND DEAL VALUES IN THE DEAL

Winston Shows, a Vice President and member of Houlihan Lokey’s Transaction Advisory Services practice, explores the differences among different states’ tax regimes and the impact they can have on EBITDA and, consequently, deal values in an editorial feature for The Deal.

 
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