Mr. Croft is a Managing Director
and a senior member of Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Advisory Services business. He
presently serves as Co-Head of both the firm’s Fairness Opinion and Solvency
Opinion practices and is a member of Houlihan Lokey’s Management Committee. Mr. Croft is based
in the firm’s New York office.
Mr. Croft is experienced in
business and securities valuations and specializes in fairness and solvency
opinions. He has advised boards of directors of both public and private
companies in a wide variety of valuation, restructuring, and financial/litigation
consulting engagements. He has executed hundreds of fairness and solvency
opinion assignments related to buyside and sellside mergers and acquisitions, going-private
transactions, debt and equity offerings, spinoffs, stock repurchases, and asset
Before joining Houlihan Lokey in 1998, Mr. Croft served as a Vice
President at Fleet Bank and as a second Vice President at Chase Manhattan Bank,
where he was a Corporate Loan Officer in the New York middle-market division.
Mr. Croft is a member of the Board
of Directors of the Deerfield Valley Mountain School. He is also a member of
the Board of Directors of NYC Outward Bound Schools and currently serves on its
Mr. Croft received his banking
school degree from the New England School of Banking at Williams College and
laude from Post University, where he
earned a B.S. in Business Administration. He holds dual MBAs in Finance and
Accounting from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.