MEDIA MENTIONSWednesday, December 4, 2019

From LIBOR to SOFR: How the Impending Transition May Affect U.S. Regional Banks’ Ability to Set Viable Lending Rates for Both Borrower and Lender

David Wagner, a Senior Advisor in Houlihan Lokey’s Financial and Valuation Advisory business, recently spoke with The Wall Street Journal about the differences between LIBOR and SOFR, the transition from one rate to another, and how those key differences might affect “the ability or willingness of smaller banks” in the U.S. to use SOFR, as the once dominant interbank offered rate is phased out.

MEDIA MENTIONSWednesday, December 4, 2019

What’s Driving Big Food’s Pursuit of the Direct-to-Consumer Market, and What Is the Best Strategy for Large Manufacturers? Just-Food Interviews Houlihan Lokey’s Garyth Stone

As brand loyalty diminishes among a new generation of shoppers and the direct-to-consumer (D2C) market continues to grow, how should Big Food companies launch their own D2C platforms? Garyth Stone, a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail Group, discusses the key trends and issues facing large food manufacturers with just-food.com.

PRESS RELEASESMonday, November 18, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Expands Board With Appointment of Gillian Zucker

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — November 18, 2019 — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, announced today that it has appointed Gillian Zucker to its board of directors as an independent director.

MEDIA MENTIONSTuesday, November 12, 2019

Houlihan Lokey’s Portfolio Valuation and Fund Advisory Services Practice Earns Industry Accolades for Second Time in 2019

On November 6, 2019, Houlihan Lokey was named “Best Valuation Service” in the Alt Credit European Services Awards, which recognizes “service providers, credit hedge funds, CLO and private debt funds who are outperforming their competitors and leading the way in Europe.”

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, November 5, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Acquires Fidentiis Capital to Continue European Expansion

MADRID and LOS ANGELES — November 5, 2019 — Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, announced today that it has acquired Fidentiis Capital as the firm continues to grow its European Corporate Finance business.

PRESS RELEASESThursday, October 24, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 Financial Results

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — October 24, 2019 — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended September 30, 2019. For the second quarter ended September 30, 2019, revenues were $273 million compared with $275 million for the second quarter ended September 30, 2018.

PRESS RELEASESWednesday, October 23, 2019

Houlihan Lokey to Acquire Freeman & Co.

Acquisition Bolsters Firm’s Capabilities in Investment Banking to the Broker-Dealer, Asset Management, and Wealth Management Sectors

MEDIA MENTIONSThursday, October 17, 2019

‘It’s Time We Faced the Fact That Banks and Shipping Don’t Mix’: Zam Khan and Thomas Chambers Co-Author Article for TradeWinds

Zam Khan and Thomas Chambers, members of Houlihan Lokey’s Portfolio & Capital Advisory practice within the firm’s Financial Institutions Group, argue that sovereign wealth funds, financial conglomerates, and pension funds are better positioned than banks to provide future financing for shipping due to the risks and cyclicality of the business.

MEDIA MENTIONSTuesday, October 15, 2019

Distress in the Coal Sector: Fred Vescio Speaks With The Wall Street Journal

Fred Vescio, Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Restructuring Group, recently discussed with The Wall Street Journal how competition from natural gas and renewable energy sources and other energy industry trends are fueling a surge in bankruptcies among coal companies in the United States.

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, October 15, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Expands Its Healthcare Group With Key Hires

J.J. Brown Joins as a Managing Director, Austin Smith Rejoins the Firm in an Expansion of the Firm’s Healthcare Services Coverage Capabilities

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, October 8, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Release Date for Second Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2020

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — October 8, 2019 — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that it will release its second quarter results for the 2020 fiscal year on Thursday, October 24, 2019, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

MEDIA MENTIONSMonday, October 7, 2019

Why Should Small- and Medium-Sized Companies (SMEs) Care About Building a Patent Portfolio? Elvir Causevic Speaks with IAM

For the Autumn 2019 issue of IAM, Elvir Causevic, Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Tech+IP Advisory practice, sat down for a Q&A on why small- and medium-sized companies (SMEs) should prioritize developing a patent portfolio, best practices for SMEs (in pursuing a robust patent portfolio), and the risks of “inviting trouble” by not taking this important defensive step.

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, September 24, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Adds Experienced Senior Banker to Capital Markets Group

NEW YORK — September 24, 2019 — Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, announced today that Sean Fitzgerald has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group.

PRESS RELEASESMonday, September 23, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Expands Its Private Funds Group With New Hire and Practice Openings

CHICAGO and SAN FRANCISCO — September 23, 2019 — Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced an expansion of its Private Funds Group (PFG) to Chicago and San Francisco.

MEDIA MENTIONSMonday, September 16, 2019

Continued Recognition for Exceptional Portfolio Valuation and Fund Advisory Services: Houlihan Lokey Earns Industry Accolades for Third Time in Annual HFM Awards

On September 12, Houlihan Lokey was once again named Best Valuations Firm for Hard to Value Assets in the 2019 HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards, an annual dinner “to honor providers of services and solutions to the hedge fund sector that have demonstrated exceptional innovation, customer services, and performance over the past 12 months.”

PRESS RELEASESMonday, July 29, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of HLI Class A Common Stock by Selling Stockholder(2)

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,377,935 shares of Class A common stock of the Company offered by ORIX HLHZ Holding LLC for gross proceeds to ORIX of approximately $154.5 million, before underwriting discounts and commissions and expenses to ORIX.

PRESS RELEASESMonday, July 29, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Secondary Offering of HLI Class A Common Stock by Selling Stockholder

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced an underwritten public offering of 3,377,935 shares of Class A common stock of the Company by ORIX HLHZ Holding LLC.

PRESS RELEASESThursday, July 25, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2020 Financial Results

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — July 25, 2019 — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) today reported financial results for its first quarter ended June 30, 2019.

PRESS RELEASESWednesday, July 3, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Release Date for First Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2020

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK – July 3, 2019 – Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that it will release its first quarter results for the 2020 fiscal year on Thursday, July 25, 2019, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

MEDIA MENTIONSWednesday, June 26, 2019

Houlihan Lokey, the SME Challenge: Feature in Affari & Finanza

Houlihan Lokey’s business in Italy was born from the merger between the U.S. and Leonardo & Co. in 2015. Although the team was formed by Leonardo, things have changed profoundly.

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, June 25, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Adds Experienced Senior Hire to Strengthen Global Industrials Group

NEW YORK – June 25, 2019 – Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that Robert M. Wilson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Industrials Group, focusing on the packaging and paper sectors.

MEDIA MENTIONSTuesday, June 18, 2019

Key Considerations in Secondary Trading of Mid-Cap Loans: Debtwire Podcast Hosts Jeff Hammer

Jeff Hammer, Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Illiquid Financial Assets practice, recently participated in a Debtwire Radio “DWNA Middle Market Podcast” on loan trading in the secondary market.

MEDIA MENTIONSTuesday, June 18, 2019

The Prevalence, and Possible Risks, of EBITDA Add-Backs: Richard Forgione Speaks With Private Debt Investor

Richard Forgione, a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Transaction Advisory Services practice, recently spoke with Private Debt Investor for a piece on the increasingly prevalent, and potentially worrisome, use of EBITDA add-backs in leveraged loans and private debt.

MEDIA MENTIONSThursday, June 13, 2019

The Transformation of the Private Equity Secondary Market: A Cinderella Story

Jeff Hammer and Paul Sanabria, Co-Heads of Houlihan Lokey’s Illiquid Financial Assets practice, recently co-authored a guest commentary piece for Secondaries Investor on the private equity secondary market and its evolution from a “sleepy backwater” to “one of the most vibrant segments of the global financial markets, with a vast ecosystem of participants seeking a variety of transactional objectives.”

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, June 11, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Continues European Growth With Senior Hire to Consumer, Food & Retail Group

LONDON – June 11, 2019 – Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that Michael Collinson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Consumer, Food & Retail Group, based in London.

PRESS RELEASESWednesday, May 29, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of HLI Class A Common Stock by Selling Stockholder

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,000,000 shares of Class A common stock of the Company offered by ORIX HLHZ Holding LLC (ORIX) at a public offering price of $45.80 per share.

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, May 28, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Secondary Offering of HLI Class A Common Stock by Selling Stockholder(3)

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced an underwritten public offering of 3,000,000 shares of Class A common stock of the Company by ORIX HLHZ Holding LLC.

MEDIA MENTIONSThursday, May 9, 2019

What’s Driving Change and Where’s M&A Activity in the Fintech Sector? Mark Fisher Provides Insights to BankingTech.com

There has been much discussion about what fintech disruption means to traditional financial services areas such as retail banking and payments.

PRESS RELEASESWednesday, May 8, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Reports Fiscal Year and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK - May 8, 2019 - Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) (“Houlihan Lokey” or the “Company”) today reported financial results for its fiscal year and fourth quarter ended March 31, 2019.

MEDIA MENTIONSMonday, April 29, 2019

NRC Handelsblad: ‘The Enthusiasm for Chinese Money Is Already Over’

Chinese-Dutch deals have fallen to an all-time low in the Netherlands, according to Rob Oudman, Houlihan Lokey’s Head of Corporate Finance, Benelux.

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, April 23, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results for Fiscal Year 2019

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK – April 23, 2019 – Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year results for the 2019 fiscal year on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

MEDIA MENTIONSThursday, April 18, 2019

Transport Topics Interviews Industry Expert Kris Hopkins on Trends in Transportation and Logistics

Kris Hopkins, a Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Business Services Group who oversees the transportation and logistics sector, recently commented to Transport Topics on Grammer Industries’ acquisition of Sterling Transport.

MEDIA MENTIONSMonday, April 8, 2019

Brexit, Market Volatility, and Direct Lending: Patrick Schoennagel Speaks With Bloomberg

What is the impact of Brexit on the lending environment? Are market volatility, the tumult of Brexit, and large institutions’ lending retreat creating an opening for private credit?

MEDIA MENTIONSTuesday, March 5, 2019

Due Diligence in M&A Transactions: Jerry Schwartzman Contributes Chapter to Book on Mergers & Acquisitions

JerrySchwartzman, a Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Transaction Advisory Servicespractice and Head of M&A Tax Services, recently authored a chapter for thebook Mergers & Acquisitions: APractitioner’s Guide for Successful Deals, published by World ScientificPublishing.

MEDIA MENTIONSWednesday, February 20, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Named Leading Valuation Firm by The Hedge Fund Journal for the Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, Houlihan Lokey was awarded The Hedge Fund Journal’s Leading Valuation Firm for 2019, underscoring the outstanding valuation services the firm provides its hedge fund clients around the world.

MEDIA MENTIONSThursday, February 14, 2019

M&A Consolidation in the Ingredients Sector: FoodIngredientsFirst Interviews Tim Larsen

Tim Larsen, a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail Group, recently spoke with FoodIngredientsFirst to discuss M&A trends in the ingredients sector.

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, February 12, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Adds Experienced Senior Hire to Mergers & Acquisitions Group

NEW YORK – February 12, 2019 – Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that Mark Mikullitz has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Group, to lead the firm’s shareholder activism defense practice and to strengthen its public company M&A focus.

MEDIA MENTIONSMonday, February 11, 2019

A Perennial Leader in Loan Restructuring: Houlihan Lokey Named Best Loan Restructuring House by GlobalCapital for Fourth Year Running

For the fourth year in a row, Houlihan Lokey was once again awarded Best Loan Restructuring House in GlobalCapital’s annual Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards.

MEDIA MENTIONSTuesday, February 5, 2019

Minority Report: Unquote Private Equity Podcast

Minority investing has increased as a percentage of overall private equity-backed buyout deal flow, with an increasing number of general partners now raising dedicated minority funds.

MEDIA MENTIONSFriday, February 1, 2019

The Rewards of Sustained Commitment to Outstanding Client Service: Houlihan Lokey Maintains Top Rankings in 2018 Across Corporate Finance, Financial Restructuring, and Fairness Opinions

Houlihan Lokey’s unrelenting focus on delivering superior outcomes for our clients has once again resulted in several No. 1 rankings across multiple categories in 2018.

PRESS RELEASESTuesday, January 29, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK - January 29, 2019 - Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) (“Houlihan Lokey” or the “Company”) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2018.

MEDIA MENTIONSMonday, January 28, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Named No. 1 Climber in the Top Banking Brands of 2019

Houlihan Lokey has been named the No. 1 climber by rank in The Banker’s Top 500 Banking Brands 2019, and No. 5 climber by brand value.

MEDIA MENTIONSWednesday, January 23, 2019

Women Leaders in Investment Banking: Karen Miles Named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s Top Women in Banking List

Karen Miles, Managing Director and Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Advisory Services business for Southern California, was recently named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Top Women in Banking list.

PRESS RELEASESThursday, January 17, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Two Senior Hires to Continue Expansion of European Financial Sponsors Group

LONDON and FRANKFURT – January 17, 2019 – Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced the appointments of Christian Keller and Ann Sharkey to further strengthen the firm’s European Financial Sponsors Group.

PRESS RELEASESFriday, January 11, 2019

Houlihan Lokey Announces Release Date for Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2019

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK – January 11, 2019 – Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that it will release its third quarter results for the 2019 fiscal year on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

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