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16 December 2014
Financial Advisory Services Managing Directors Tad Flynn, Kreg Jackson, and Terence Tchen recently co-authored a bylined article for Private Equity International on the dislocation created in private equity by the ‘Great Recession,’ the consequent emergence of orphan funds among financial sponsors, and the remedies available in the market for these funds.
02 December 2014
Houlihan Lokey’s Portfolio Valuation & Advisory Services team presents a four-minute informative and entertaining video about some of the new types of asset classes appearing in alternative asset portfolios, the valuation challenges these assets can present, and ways that Houlihan Lokey can draw on its broad valuation experience and transaction expertise to help value these assets.
23 October 2014
Houlihan Lokey has completed its 13th annual Purchase Price Allocation Study, reviewing public filings for 1,223 completed transactions in 2013 and summarizing the results for certain transactions.
10 September 2014
Houlihan Lokey is pleased to present the next edition in a series of quarterly newsletters published in partnership with Mergermarket. This quarter's newsletter is focused on the complex topic of portfolio valuation in the Asia-Pacific region.
26 August 2014
The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) has been transparent regarding the focus of presence examinations of the private equity industry that began in October 2012.
18 July 2014
Houlihan Lokey is pleased to share its new whitepaper Goodwill Impairment in the Face of Calls for Change in Fair Value Treatment. The paper discusses the changes in standards, guidance, and practices regarding fair value analyses under both International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
18 July 2014
Houlihan Lokey is pleased to share its Independent Third-Party Valuation Insights: Portfolio Valuation Best Practices. Increased scrutiny of asset managers has led to a demand for greater transparency and enhanced governance over the valuation and reporting of illiquid investments and others.
20 November 2013
Ken Goldsbrough, Managing Director in Capital Markets, Europe recently participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by Private Debt Investor magazine, reviewing the various opportunities and challenges currently existing in the European private debt market. How much progress has this asset class made in becoming a genuine alternative to traditional bank debt financing in the region?
30 September 2013
Houlihan Lokey is pleased to present the second edition in a series of quarterly newsletters published in partnership with Mergermarket. This quarter's newsletter is focused on Asia's bond and bank markets.
30 September 2013
Scott Kolbrenner, head of Houlihan Lokey’s Engineering & Construction practice within Industrials, chats with The Deal’s Richard Collings at the 2013 ACG Los Angeles Business Conference about a range of issues including the potential impact of rising interest rates on M&A activity, the implications of inexpensive credit on refinancings, and the outlook for M&A in the engineering and construction sector.