Preiser is Co-President of Houlihan Lokey and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee and Office of the
Executives. Among his duties, he serves as Chairman of Houlihan Lokey, Europe,
with a primary focus on continuing the successful growth of the firm’s European
businesses. With offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, and Madrid,
the firm is a substantial participant in some of the largest and most
significant financial transactions in Europe. Mr. Preiser is also active in
promoting growth of the firm’s businesses in Asia and the Middle East.
Preiser plays a major role in the firm’s financial restructuring activities in
the United States. In the course of his more than two decades at Houlihan
Lokey, Mr. Preiser has led many major transactions involving financially
distressed companies, both in bankruptcy and out-of-court situations, many of
which have involved the sale or purchase of distressed assets. In addition, Mr.
Preiser is a member of the Board of Directors of Houlihan Lokey, serves on the
investment committee, and has served as a managing member of various Houlihan
Lokey direct investment vehicles involving a variety of debt and equity
Preiser holds a B.A. in Economics and graduated magna cum laude from
the University of Virginia. He earned a J.D. with honors from Columbia
University, where he also served as an Editor of the Columbia
Law Review and
was named a Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar. Mr. Preiser currently sits on the Board
of Directors of NVR, Inc., as well as the boards of certain Houlihan
Lokey–controlled companies. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and
Executive Committee of Ronald McDonald House of New York and chairs the
Corporate Governance Committee.