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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.
04 September 2013
Houlihan Lokey has completed its 12th annual Purchase Price Allocation Study, reviewing public filings for 1,173 completed transactions in 2012 and summarizing the results for certain transactions.
08 August 2013
The private equity LP secondary market has recently experienced a significant diminution of transaction volume.
23 July 2013
New tax regulations from the Internal Revenue Service now provide a new method for achieving a valuable tax basis step-up, enabling financial sponsors to increase after-tax cash flows following an acquisition, writes Jerry Schwartzman, Houlihan Lokey’s Head of M&A Tax Services, in a July 19 editorial for The Deal.
10 April 2013
Shareholder activists have transformed themselves from ‘corporate raiders’ into “analytical and balanced advocates for shareholder value,” essentially creating a new asset class for investors.
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