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Houlihan Lokey Adds Managing Director to Strengthen Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Coverage

NEW YORK – June 1, 2017 – Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE: HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that Tom Olivier has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.  

Mr. Olivier joins Houlihan Lokey from Pacific Crest Securities, the technology specialist arm of KeyBanc Capital Markets, where he was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking group. Prior to that, he spent more than a decade as a Managing Director at Morgan Keegan Technology Group, formerly Revolution Partners. Mr. Olivier’s previous experience includes serving as Co-General Counsel and Strategy Officer at iOptions, an online employee stock option portal, and practicing corporate law at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault. Mr. Olivier began his career at Morgan Stanley in 1990.

“Tom’s decades of experience as an investment banker, entrepreneur, and corporate legal advisor make him uniquely well suited to understand and address our clients’ needs,” said Rob Louv, Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Technology, Media & Telecom Group. “His unique blend of transaction knowledge and industry expertise will be tremendously beneficial to our clients and the continued growth of our TMT business, and we’re delighted that Tom has joined Houlihan Lokey,” he added.  

“Consistently providing comprehensive, unbiased advice to my technology clients has been of paramount importance to me over the course of my career, and Houlihan Lokey’s independence and client-centric culture represent an excellent fit with that approach. I look forward to leveraging Houlihan Lokey’s strong reputation, global reach, and industry relationships to continue to deliver best-in-class service to our TMT clients,” said Mr. Olivier.

Mr. Olivier holds a B.S. in Economics from Boston College and a J.D. with honors from The George Washington University Law School.

Houlihan Lokey’s Technology, Media & Telecom Group provides a broad range of investment banking services for hundreds of technology, telecommunications, media, entertainment, and gaming companies ranging from early-stage businesses and midsize companies to large, publicly traded corporations. In 2016, Thomson Reuters ranked Houlihan Lokey the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. technology, media & telecom transactions under $500 million.


Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and valuation. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm's commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past five consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past six consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters).

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