Houlihan Lokey at a Glance


  • “Great people; we have a very strong culture, which has kept me at the firm (and happy) for many years”
  • “Early responsibility: ability to have genuine impact at the firm and with clients”
  • “Ability to advance”


  • “Long hours are always possible, and your time is not always your own”
  • “Working for a lesser known firm”
  • “Volume of work”

The Buzz

  • “Strong restructuring practice”
  • “Good restructuring practice, but limited presence elsewhere”
  • “Strong middle-market name”
  • “Never heard of them”

About Houlihan Lokey


One of Wall Street's top dealmakers 

Founded in 1972, the 42-year-old investment bank Houlihan Lokey employs approximately 900 people worldwide. 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 2013, the firm was ranked by Thomson Reuters as No. 1 in announced U.S. M&A deal volume for deals under $3 billion, No. 1 globally in restructuring investment banking, and the No. 1 M&A fairness opinion advisor in the U.S. over the past decade. In addition, International Financing Review named Houlihan Lokey "restructuring advisor of the year" in 2013. 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 illiquid financial assets 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, Madrid, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Beijing.  Through its investment in India-based Avista Advisory, the firm also serves clients in Singapore and Mumbai.  

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Houlihan Lokey

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


  • Employer Type: Private
  • CEO: Scott Beiser
  • 2014 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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