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Eric Winthrop
Managing Director
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Mr. Winthrop is a Managing Director and a member of Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Restructuring Group. He specializes in financial restructuring, M&A and financing transactions, and his experience spans numerous industries. His notable clients include Charter Communications, Southern California Edison, Education Media and Publishing Group International (a.k.a. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Northwest Airlines Corp., Dex One (f.k.a. RH Donnelley), Freedom Communications, Inc. GateHouse Media, Inc., Travelport, American Restaurant Group, Inc. (Stuart Anderson’s Black Angus), DDi Corp., Scotia Pacific Company LLC, Silicon Graphics, Pacific Lumber Company, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., Malden Mills Industries, Huntsman International LLC and SpectraSite Communications, Inc. Mr. Winthrop is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Winthrop was a member of the corporate finance, restructuring and disputes group of Price Waterhouse, where he specialized in operational consulting for financially distressed companies, as well as in valuations and litigation consulting-related projects.

Mr. Winthrop has authored or co-authored materials and/or spoken on a number of topics, including “Trends and Opportunities in U.S. Restructurings,” “Financial Restructuring Issues Impacting Trade Creditors,” “Buying & Selling the Troubled Company” (2001 revision and seminar series, and 2007 seminar series), and “Investing in Distressed Securities: An Overview of an Expanding Asset Class.”

Mr. Winthrop holds a B.A. in Business Economics, with honors, from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.