Scott Sergeant

Managing Director

Mr. Sergeant is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Business Services Group and leads the firm’s Environmental Services practice. Over the past several years, he has transacted with a large number of leading environmental services companies and high-quality financial sponsors that have invested in the sector. Mr. Sergeant is based in the firm’s New York office.

Previously, Mr. Sergeant was a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group, focusing almost exclusively on executing M&A transactions. Since joining Houlihan Lokey, he has executed a large number of successfully closed M&A, financing, and restructuring transactions across a variety of business sectors, including environmental, industrial, business services, aerospace, defense, healthcare, telecommunications, retail, and consumer products.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Sergeant was an Assistant Vice President in BNP Paribas’ corporate banking group, where he was involved in lending transactions for middle-market and large corporations. He began his career with Chase Manhattan Bank, where, after completing the bank’s formal credit training program, he worked as an Assistant Treasurer in cash management sales.

Mr. Sergeant received his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Bucknell University and graduated Beta Gamma Sigma from Columbia Business School.

Mr. Sergeant is passionate about the environment and protecting it. He has dedicated his career to working with companies that test, clean, remediate, collect, transport, recycle, treat, and dispose a variety of waste. He frequently speaks at events on the topics of sustainability and the environment, and is actively involved in several organizations dedicated to building parks and keeping our oceans clean.


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