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26 February 2016
A corporate inversion, a transaction in which ownership of a company is transferred to a new holding company based in a lower-tax or no-tax jurisdiction, are on the rise among US companies.
01 February 2016
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, 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
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
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
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
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
Highly available financing and seller-friendly multiples have recently contributed to a healthy environment for private equity exits.
22 April 2015
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
Considering a purchase or sale of a portfolio company? Have you considered the impact of different state taxes on EBITDA and, consequently, transaction value?