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Thursday, June 1, 2017
HOULIHAN LOKEY ADDS MANAGING DIRECTOR TO STRENGTHEN TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA, AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COVERAGE
NEW YORK –
June 1, 2017 – Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE: HLI), the global investment bank,
today announced that Tom Olivier has joined the firm as a Managing Director in
the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.
joins Houlihan Lokey from Pacific Crest Securities, the technology specialist
arm of KeyBanc Capital Markets, where he was a Managing Director in the
Investment Banking group. Prior to that,
he spent more than a decade as a Managing Director at Morgan Keegan Technology
Group, formerly Revolution Partners. Mr. Olivier’s previous experience includes
serving as Co-General Counsel and Strategy Officer at iOptions, an online
employee stock option portal, and practicing corporate law at Testa, Hurwitz
& Thibeault. Mr. Olivier began his career at Morgan Stanley in 1990.
decades of experience as an investment banker, entrepreneur, and corporate
legal advisor make him uniquely well suited to understand and address our
clients’ needs,” said Rob Louv, Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Technology, Media &
Telecom Group. “His unique blend of transaction knowledge and industry
expertise will be tremendously beneficial to our clients and the continued
growth of our TMT business, and we’re delighted that Tom has joined Houlihan
Lokey,” he added.
providing comprehensive, unbiased advice to my technology clients has been of
paramount importance to me over the course of my career, and Houlihan Lokey’s independence
and client-centric culture represent an excellent fit with that approach. I
look forward to leveraging Houlihan Lokey’s strong reputation, global reach,
and industry relationships to continue to deliver best-in-class service to our
TMT clients,” said Mr. Olivier.
holds a B.S. in Economics from Boston College and a J.D. with honors from The
George Washington University Law School.
Lokey’s Technology, Media & Telecom Group provides a broad range of
investment banking services for hundreds of technology, telecommunications,
media, entertainment, and gaming companies ranging from early-stage businesses and
midsize companies to large, publicly traded corporations. In 2016, Thomson
Reuters ranked Houlihan Lokey the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S.
technology, media & telecom transactions under $500 million.
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm's commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters.
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