Tim Shortland

Managing Director
+44 (0) 20 7907 4213

Mr. Shortland is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Data & Analytics Group. He has nearly two decades of M&A experience across Europe and the US. He is based in the firm’s London office.

Mr. Shortland has worked on numerous M&A transactions predominantly in the software and data & analytics sectors across a range of verticals, predominantly in financial services, fintech, aviation, and pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey, his notable transactions included the sale of Voogd & Voogd to Five Arrows Principal Investments, advising the shareholders of Dynamo Group Ltd on a majority investment from Francisco Partners, advising Third Bridge Group Ltd on an investment from IK Investment Partners, advising FactSet on its acquisition of BISAM Technologies, the sale of 4sight Financial Software to Broadridge Financial Solutions, the sale of AerData Group B.V. to Boeing, and advising Five Arrows Principal Investments on its acquisition of Karnov Group.

Mr. Shortland was a Managing Director with Quayle Munro prior to its acquisition by Houlihan Lokey in 2018. Before Quayle Munro, he spent two and a half years as Head of Corporate Development in Thomson Reuters’ Markets division and has held a number of senior-level business and M&A roles within Reuters plc.

Mr. Shortland holds a degree in Commerce from the University of Birmingham and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.


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