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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?
25 February 2015
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.
03 February 2015
Houlihan Lokey’s Industrials and Strategic Consulting teams present a webcast discussing timing considerations and execution of strategic initiatives for maximum impact on shareholder value in the industrials industry. The webcast and slides focus on practical issues including a mar
13 January 2015
Following the financial crisis of 2008, what does the non-performing loan (NPL) market look like? What are the key valuation methods, value drivers and market dynamics?