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Terence Tchen
Managing Director
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Mr. Tchen is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Technical Standards Committee. He has more than 20 years of experience providing financial advisory services to public-company and private-company clients as well as financial sponsors in connection with mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, spinoffs, stock buybacks, recapitalizations, going-private transactions, strategic alternative assessments, and capital-raising activities. These services include rendering fairness, solvency, and other transaction-related opinions to companies, boards of directors, special committees, and independent fiduciaries. Mr. Tchen is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Mr. Tchen also analyzes and values closely held and publicly traded businesses, debt and equity securities, derivative securities, structured securities (e.g., RMBS, CDO, CLO), non-performing loan portfolios, private equity interests, intangible assets, and contingent liabilities for transaction, tax, financial reporting, and litigation purposes. He has authored a chapter on the valuation of stock options in an update to Financial Valuation: Businesses and Business Interests.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Tchen was a systems programmer for the IBM Corporation specializing in IBM mainframe operating systems and other IBM program products.

Mr. Tchen holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.