Reed Anderson

Managing Director

Mr. Anderson is a Managing Director and Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Specialty Distribution practice. He focuses on M&A, capital raising, special situation, and restructuring advisory. He co-founded the firm’s Corporate Finance business in Minneapolis and has served on the firm’s global Technical Standards Committee. Mr. Anderson’s experience includes transactions in a wide variety of industries, including business services; consumer, food, and retail; direct marketing; energy; financial institutions; industrial products, manufacturing, and distribution; infrastructure services and materials; media and telecom; real estate, lodging and leisure; and transportation and logistics. He is based in the firm’s Minneapolis office.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Anderson was with Goldsmith Agio Helms (now Lazard Middle Market), where he executed numerous corporate and private equity group divestitures and private company sellside transactions. Earlier, he was with Capital Resource Advisors, a management consulting practice in San Francisco, where he advised public and private companies regarding mergers, acquisitions, strategic organizational transformations, and restructurings. Earlier, he worked at Banc of America Securities (formerly Montgomery Securities) in San Francisco, where he was responsible for advising public and private companies regarding M&A activities, capital raising, delivering fairness opinions, and identifying and evaluating private equity opportunities for that company’s investment.

Mr. Anderson graduated with honors in Economics from Harvard University.

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