Ben Ilhardt

Senior Vice President

Mr. Ilhardt is a Senior Vice President in Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Restructuring Group. He is based in the firm’s Chicago office.

Mr. Ilhardt’s recent experience includes representing and advising the Daughters of Charity Health System on strategic restructuring and sale alternatives; an ad hoc group of second-lien bondholders of Momentive Performance Materials in connection with its in-court debt restructuring; the junior secured noteholders of Residential Capital with respect to its in-court restructuring and asset sales; a group of secured lenders to Kerzner International Holdings Ltd. in its out-of-court restructuring; a multibillion-dollar global protein and agribusiness company on a credit facility amendment; and the secured lenders to Island One Resorts in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Ilhardt was an Associate Consultant for Bain & Company, where he performed analysis and research to support the decision-making of senior management for Fortune 500 and private equity clients across a variety of industries.

Mr. Ilhardt graduated summa cum laude with a B.S.B. in Finance from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

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