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Arik Rashkes
Managing Director
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Mr. Rashkes is a Managing Director and Head of Houlihan Lokey's Insurance practice. He has nearly 20 years of experience in financial services and has executed a wide variety of projects, including for multiple Fortune 500 and international companies, small-caps, entrepreneurs, and private equity owners. Mr. Rashkes is based in the firm's New York office.

Mr. Rashkes' notable transactions include CIFG; New York Life; AIG; Alliant; WMIH; Annexus, advising the Special Committee of Athene in connection with the acquisition of VOYA's Annuity Business; advising MetLife in connection with the spinoff of Brighthouse Financial; Assurant; and ARIC.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey in 2015, Mr. Rashkes was a Managing Director at Blackstone Advisory Partners, advising clients across the financial and insurance services sector. Before joining Blackstone in 2012, Mr. Rashkes worked at Deutsche Bank, where he executed transactions in the insurance space, including the sale of New York Life Hong Kong and Korea to Ace Limited as well as the sale of New York Life Taiwan, Thailand, and India; the sale of AIG's international Mortgage insurance; and many others. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Rashkes worked at Citi for eight years, where he held positions within the Corporate and Consumer divisions.

Mr. Rashkes holds a B.A. in Finance from Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Israel and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York City.