Sam Ward

Vice President
+44 (0) 20 7907 4265

Mr. Ward is a Vice President in Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Institutions Group. He is based in the firm’s London office.

Mr. Ward’s notable transactions at Houlihan Lokey include advising Epiris LLP on its acquisition of IFG Group plc and Lowell on the sale of its payments business unit in the Nordics to Collector Bank AB.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Ward worked in the international corporate finance division of Aon Securities, the investment banking division of Aon plc, for four years, across a range of sellside, buyside, and capital raise assignments. Prior to Aon, he worked for two years in corporate development for Brit Insurance and for three years at EY within the financial services practice focusing on insurance clients.

Mr. Ward’s transactions prior to joining Houlihan Lokey include advising on the sales of SLE Holdings to Chaucer Insurance, Nationale Borg to AmTrust Financial Services, and Best Doctors Insurance to Primary Group. He also advised on the acquisition of Ascent Underwriting by Preservation Capital Partners.

Mr. Ward graduated from the University of Bristol with a BA (Hons) in French and Spanish. He is also a Chartered Accountant.

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