• Business Services

    Houlihan Lokey’s Business Services Group has earned a reputation for providing superior service and achieving outstanding results in M&A advisory, capital raising, restructuring, and valuation.

    2020 M&A Advisory Rankings All U.S. Business Services Transactions

    Houlihan Lokey17
    Generational Equity13
    Jefferies LLC13
    JP Morgan12
    Evercore Partners12
    Source: Refinitiv (formerly known as Thomson Reuters)
  • Sectors

    Services sectors

    Our team covers a broad array of sectors, with bankers dedicated to each of our primary coverage areas.

    We maintain deep, senior-level relationships with major strategic and financial buyers of professional and technology-related services companies as well as large, public and private company thought leaders within the industry. Our senior-level relationships throughout the industry open doors to opportunities for our clients—whether they are seeking financing, a strategic partner, or a prospective buyer. The clients we serve represent an expansive range of sectors, some of which are listed below.  

  • BPO Services

    • Business Process Management
    • Customer Care
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Language Services
    • LPO (Legal Process Outsourcing)
    • Technology-Enabled Services

    Dealership Services

    • Auto
    • Truck/Commercial
    • Heavy Equipment

    Education and Training

    • Content Development
    • Early Childhood
    • Ed Tech/LMS
    • Health and Safety Training
    • IT and Coding
    • K-12
    • Leadership Training
    • Post-Secondary
    • Professional Development
    • Sales Training
    • Workforce Development

    Engineering and Construction

    • Architecture Services
    • Consulting Services
    • Engineering and Design Services
    • General Contracting
    • Industrial Services
    • Infrastructure Services
    • Mechanical and Electrical Services
    • Operations, Maintenance, and Repair Services
    • Specialty Construction Services
    • Telecommunication Services
    • Utility Services

    Environmental Services

    • Air Pollution Control
    • Environmental Consulting
    • Facility Services and Maintenance
    • Industrial, Hazardous, and Other Waste Management
    • Recycling and Resource Recovery
    • Soil Treatment
    • Solid Waste Management
    • Specialty Equipment Rental
    • Waste-to-Energy

    Facilities Management

    • Cleaning
    • Food Service
    • Integrated Facilities Management (IFM)
    • Landscaping and Grounds
    • Laundry and Supplies
    • Security
    • Technical Services

    HRO Services

    • Consulting
    • Human Capital Management (HCM)
    • Managed Service Providers (MSPs)
    • Payroll and Benefits
    • Professional/Commercial Staffing
    • Recruiting

    Information Services

    • Big Data/Analytics
    • Consumer Information
    • Consumer Risk Management
    • Executive Forums
    • Financial Research
    • People Intelligence
    • Product Information
    • Subscription Services

    IT Services

    • Consulting and Implementation
    • IT Outsourcing
    • Managed Services
    • Resellers/Distributors
    • Software Engineering
    • Systems Integration

    Marketing Services

    • CRM/Marketing Technology
    • Digital Marketing
    • Experiential Marketing
    • Healthcare Communications
    • Lead Generation
    • Loyalty Marketing
    • Market Research
    • Print and Retail Marketing

    Specialty Consulting Services

    • Dispute/Litigation
    • Environmental
    • Financial/Accounting
    • Operational
    • Regulatory/Compliance
    • Risk Management
    • Strategic

    Rental Services

    • Construction Equipment
    • Audiovisual Equipment
    • Event and Party Rental
    • Temporary Structures and Tanks
    • Car Rental
    • Other Specialty Rental

    Risk, Regulatory, and Compliance Services

    • Financial Services
    • Healthcare
    • Enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance (EGRC)
    • Cybersecurity
    • Legal, Trade, Tax, and Audit (LTTA)
    • Specialty Consulting

    Testing, Inspection, Certification, and Compliance

    • Environmental Testing and Regulatory Compliance
    • Facility Services and Maintenance
    • Food Testing/Compliance
    • Integrity Management
    • Materials Testing
    • Non-Destructive Testing
    • Pipeline Testing and Inspection
    • Product Qualification Testing
    • Quality Assurance/Control
    • Supply Chain Management

    Transportation and Logistics

    • Asset-Light Logistics/3PL
    • Asset-Based Trucking
    • Aviation Services
    • Marine
    • Rail
    • Tech-Enabled Services
    • Transportation Equipment Leasing

Contact Us

Larry Deangelo

Larry DeAngelo

Managing Director
Head of the Business Services Group

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