The Vault Review


  • “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”

Survey Says

Vault Verdict: As one of the top independent investment banks in the U.S., Houlihan Lokey is looking for intellectually curious, confident, humble candidates with a genuine interest in the financial markets. The interview process receives very high marks and is...

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