• Mergers and Acquisitions

    Houlihan Lokey has extensive expertise in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures for a broad range of clients—and our experience in M&A has earned us recognition throughout the industry. In 2020, Refinitiv once again ranked our firm the No.1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions. 

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

    Houlihan Lokey210
    Goldman Sachs & Co172
    JP Morgan132
    Evercore Partners126
    Morgan Stanley123
    Source: Refinitiv (formerly known as Thomson Reuters)
  • Buyside and Sellside Transactions

    Industry knowledge and transaction experience can make all the difference. 

    There’s no substitute for an advisor who has the combination of in-depth knowledge of your industry and M&A tactics and strategies. If you are anticipating selling your company or buying a business, our industry-focused professionals can provide invaluable insights.

    We have experience helping potential buyers and sellers:

    • develop and formulate M&A strategies
    • identify, screen, and initiate discussions with potential acquisition targets
    • structure and negotiate transactions
    • arrange acquisition financing
    Steven Tishman

    Steven Tishman

    Managing Director
    Global Head of the M&A Group

    Leveraged Transactions

    Helping you navigate the intricacies of leveraged transactions.

    Our team’s interdisciplinary approach allows us to move quickly when evaluating the most effective way to address complex, highly leveraged situations. We employ our M&A expertise and knowledge of capital markets to navigate these situations, and we often assist in raising the capital necessary to complete these transactions.

    Steven Tishman

    Steven Tishman

    Managing Director
    Global Head of the M&A Group

  • Industry Coverage

    Our global industry coverage model brings sector-specific knowledge, experience, and relationships to every client we work with.

    Through our nine dedicated industry groups and financial sponsors efforts, Houlihan Lokey provides the focused expertise to help advance your vision.

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Scott Adelson

Scott Adelson

Global Co-Head, Corporate Finance

Rob Hotz

Robert Hotz

Vice Chairman
Global Co-Head, Corporate Finance

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