Mr. Hatley is a Director and a member of Houlihan Lokey’s Transaction Advisory Services practice, leading Lender Services. He has more than two decades of transaction and capital advisory experience. Mr. Hatley is based in the firm’s Dallas office.
Mr. Hatley’s capital advisory experience includes senior and junior capital originations as well as equity investments. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, he was a Managing Director at MUFG Union Bank, where he originated and structured senior debt facilities. While at The CIT Group, he led a team structuring and underwriting senior asset-based and cash flow acquisition and growth financings for strategic and financial buyers.
Prior to MUFG, Mr. Hatley was a Director at Hudson Advisors, the asset manager for Lone Star Funds, a $65 billion distressed investment fund. While at Hudson, he had asset management responsibilities for portfolio companies in a variety of industries, including consumer finance, mortgage, grocery, and casual dining. He oversaw capital investments at the senior, junior, and equity levels. He also led diligence teams evaluating acquisition opportunities of operating companies and debt tranches.
Mr. Hatley holds a B.S. in Accounting from Texas Tech University.