Mr. Di Mauro is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Los Angeles office, where he is a member of the Financial Restructuring Group. He has led many notable financial restructuring and M&A engagements across a variety of industries, including the restructurings of Southern California Edison, Carmike Cinemas, Huntsman Chemicals, Williams Communications, Asia Global Crossing, Adelphia Business Solutions and SpectraSite Communications.
Before rejoining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Di Mauro was a senior high-yield analyst with SunAmerica Investments’ high-yield group, where his primary responsibility was a $900 million portfolio of high-yield, mezzanine and equity investments. He joined Houlihan Lokey for the first time in the late 1990s, as an associate with the Financial Restructuring Group. Before that, he was a lawyer in the corporate department of O’Melveny & Myers, where he participated in numerous mergers and acquisitions, and advised companies and underwriters in several issuances of debt and equity. He began his career as a loan officer with First National Bank of Boston’s large corporate group.
Mr. Di Mauro speaks and writes frequently on restructurings and distressed investing. His noteworthy contributions include Investing in Distressed Securities: An Overview of an Expanding Asset Class (Strategic Research Institute, West Coast Distressed Conference, September 2001); Buying & Selling the Troubled Company (2001 Seminar Series); and Financial Restructuring Issues (2001 and 2002 Seminar Series). He has been identified on several occasions by The Deal as one of the five most-active restructuring investment bankers in the country.
Mr. Di Mauro holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, a staff member of the Southern California Law Review and a Legion Lex Scholarship recipient. He is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Representative (Series 7 and 63) and a Limited Representative – Investment Banking (Series 79).