Steven Hughes

Managing Director

Mr. Hughes is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Automotive and Truck Coverage practice. He has extensive industry experience working with many of the largest OEMs and suppliers in the world, including assignments on behalf of Shiloh Industries, Motus Integrated Technologies, Tower International, Inteva Products, TransAmerican Auto Parts, Innovative XCessories, Johnson Controls, Federal Mogul, Delphi Automotive, Cooper-Standard Automotive, Meritor, Bridgestone Americas, Hayes Lemmerz, Yinyi Group, ASIMCO Technologies, Avon Automotive Holdings, J.L. French, Mark IV Industries, Keystone Powdered Metal Company, and Sage Automotive Interiors, among others. Mr. Hughes is based in the firm’s Chicago office.

Mr. Hughes’ transaction experience spans more than 50 mergers, acquisitions, and corporate divestitures, as well as financial restructurings, fairness opinions, and private placements of debt and equity.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Hughes worked with Bankers Trust (now Deutsche Bank AG), where he advised on mergers and acquisitions and raised capital in the high-yield bond and syndicated leveraged loan markets for industrial clients.

Mr. Hughes graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, receiving an MBA in Finance and Accounting, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Iowa.

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