Overall Company Rating
4.6 of 5 stars (192 Ratings)

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great culture, growth trajectory and opportunity for the ambitious

3.9 of 5 stars

Experienced in Corporate Finance | Houston, TX | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE




hours and group silos

Mid-level in Corporate Finance

4.2 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Relaxed work environment and flexibility


Bonus payments are not very transparent as to how they were derived

Executive in Mergers & Acquisitions

3.8 of 5 stars

Atlanta, GA | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Compensation visbility

Nine fun and rewarding years in terms of experience, contacts and compensation

3.6 of 5 stars

Experienced in Restructuring | New York, NY | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


dynamic environment, nice colleagues, compensation, interesting work


working hours, pressure, stress

Advice to Candidates

great firm if candidate interested in banking; good firm for a start with great exit opportunities but also long term career path at firm; steep learning curve and a lot of exposure to interesting things; team work and supportive, collaborative work culture

Great place to learn banking, get responsibly early, and build a career

3.3 of 5 stars

Executive in Mergers & Acquisitions | Minneapolis, MN | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Opportunity to advance; culture


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reputable advisory firm with long-tenured, highly committed senior bankers

3.1 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


prestige, comp, challenge


expected commitment (hours)

Advice to Candidates

solid firm with good momentum

Open Runway to learn, grow and develop the skills you need to be successful here or anywhere

5.0 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Restructuring | Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Work Life Balance; Compensation, Responsibility / Relationship with Senior Members

High learning curve, great people, opportunity for advacement

4.9 of 5 stars

Experienced in Mergers & Acquisitions | Atlanta, GA | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Work / Life Balance


Competitive culture

Great place to experience live deals and learn - firm culture is held in high regard

4.9 of 5 stars

Executive in Restructuring | New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


The firm culture is great and the work we do is interesting and creative


It's a job in investment banking, it's not for those unwilling to put in the hours

Advice to Candidates

Houlihan Lokey is a great firm at which to start, and continue a career. It has great senior leadership and is well positioned for future market growth.


4.9 of 5 stars



Optimism, leadership making the right strategic steps and taking the firm in the right direction.