Mr. Forgione is a Director in Houlihan Lokey’s
Transaction Advisory Services practice, focusing on financial due diligence and
advisory services for strategics and financial sponsors. He is based in the
firm’s New York office.
joining Houlihan Lokey, he was a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young’s
Transaction Advisory Services practice. Mr. Forgione led transaction and
advisory projects relating to mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs,
seller preparedness, strategy, regulatory matters, IPO readiness, and
in identifying and assessing transaction risks, including integration and
separation issues. Mr. Forgione has transaction experience across industry verticals,
financial services, industrials, consumer, franchising, business services,
technology, and media.
Mr. Forgione was a member of Ernst & Young’s Structured Finance Advisory
Services practice, where he worked with investment banks in their issuances of
securitized products and performed cash flow modeling and collateral analysis
of ABS, RMBS, and CMBS transactions. Mr. Forgione began his career at Deloitte,
where he primarily focused on auditing banks and broker-dealers.
Forgione received a B.S. in Accounting from Fordham University and is a
Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. He is a member of the
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).