Colin Hannaway

Managing Director

Mr. Hannaway is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Private Funds Group. He is based in the firm’s New York office.

Previously, Mr. Hannaway was a Managing Director in the Jefferies Private Capital Group, where he executed fund-level and direct investment transactions for private equity firms and management teams. Prior to Jefferies, he was at Probitas Partners, where he was responsible for raising institutional capital for leading private equity and real asset fund managers. Over the past six years, Mr. Hannaway has raised more than $2.5 billion across 26 private capital funds and direct investments. 

Previously, Mr. Hannaway was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division at HSBC Securities, where he oversaw the U.S. Media Investment Banking Group and executed M&A, financing, and private equity transactions for global media sector clients. He also led the formation of HSBC's U.S. Financial Sponsors Group and managed the bank's relationships with more than 100 global financial sponsors and middle-market private equity firms. 

Prior to HSBC, Mr. Hannaway worked in the Investment Banking Division at J.P. Morgan, where he advised clients in the broadcasting, publishing, entertainment, data services, and cable sectors.

Mr. Hannaway holds a B.A. from Tulane University and an MBA from Georgetown University. 

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