Mark Francis

Mark Francis

Managing Director
Head of the Healthcare Group

Mr. Francis is a Managing Director and Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Healthcare Group. He has nearly 25 years of experience in M&A and financial operations in the healthcare industry and has managed a wide variety of projects, from acquisitions, divestitures, financings, and financial restructurings to joint ventures and strategic alliance formation. He has closed more than 200 transactions involving healthcare IT and informatics, managed care, hospitals, homecare and hospice, outsourcing, urgent care, and other healthcare facilities. Mr. Francis is based in the firm’s Dallas office.

Mr. Francis’ notable transactions include ABILITY Network Inc.; Altima Dental Canada, Inc.; Arcadian Management Services; CareNow; D4C Dental Brands, Inc.; Deca Dental Group, LLC; Dental Care Alliance; Dermatology Associates; Gentle Dental of New England; Great Lakes Caring; Home Solutions Inc.; Max IT Corp.; MedHOK, Inc.; Midwest Dental; ModernHEALTH; Neighborhood Health Providers; North East Dental Management; RHA Health Services; Senior Home Care, Inc.; Smile Brands, Inc.; The Orthopaedic Institute, P.A.; Valley Anesthesiology and Pain Consultants; Vision Source; VITAS Healthcare Corp.; and XIFIN, Inc.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Francis directed a national team of acquisition professionals as Vice President of M&A for the home health division of Hospital Corporation of America. He speaks frequently on M&A and finance in the healthcare industry.

Mr. Francis holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Baylor University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.


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