Houlihan Lokey

Houlihan Lokey Company Profile


One of Wall Street's top dealmakers 

Founded in 1972, the 41-year-old investment bank Houlihan Lokey employs approximately 900 people worldwide as of July 2013. Although it's best known as a middle-market advisor and restructuring house, Houlihan Lokey also serves large public corporations and small private companies. Its financial restructuring division has risen to prominence in recent years-Houlihan Lokey's teams have worked on some of the world's biggest bankruptcy proceedings, including those of CIT Group, Lehman Brothers, WorldCom, General Motors, Enron, and Conseco. For 2012, the firm ranked No. 1 in announced U.S. M&A deal volume for deals under $3 billion, and for the past seven years it has ranked No. 1 in U.S. M&A deal volume for deals under $1 billion. In addition, for more than a decade the firm has ranked as the No. 1 provider of fairness opinions worldwide. And in 2010 and 2011, its restructuring business ranked as both the top global restructuring advisor and the top U.S. restructuring advisor. Led by CEO Scott Beiser, the privately-held Houlihan Lokey operates through three main service lines: corporate finance (comprising mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and secondary advisory), financial restructuring, and financial advisory services. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has additional U.S. offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Newport Beach, Miami, and Washington, D.C. Its overseas offices are located in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Beijing.  Through its investment in India-based Avista Advisory, the firm also serves clients in Singapore and Mumbai.   

Houlihan Lokey

10250 Constellation Blvd.
5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 553-8871
Fax: (310) 553-2173


  • Employer Type: Private
  • CEO: Scott Beiser
  • 2013 Employees: 900

Major Office Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • New York, NY
  • Dallas, TX
  • Mclean, VA
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Paris, France
  • Frankfurt, Germany
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