• Business Services

    Houlihan Lokey’s Business Services Group has earned a reputation for providing superior service and achieving outstanding results in M&A advisory, capital-raising, restructuring, and financial advisory services.

    2017 M&A Advisory Rankings All U.S. Business Services Transactions

    AdvisorDeals
    Houlihan Lokey23
    Goldman Sachs & Co13
    Oaklins (FKA M&A Intl Inc)13
    Morgan Stanley12
    Generational Equity12
    Source: Thomson Reuters
  • Sectors

    Services sectors

    Our team covers a broad array of sectors, with bankers dedicated to each of our primary coverage areas.

    We maintain deep, senior-level relationships with major strategic and financial buyers of professional and technology-related services companies as well as large, public and private company thought leaders within the industry. Our senior-level relationships throughout the industry open doors to opportunities for our clients—whether they are seeking financing, a strategic partner, or a prospective buyer. The clients we serve represent an expansive range of sectors, some of which are listed below.  

  • BPO Services

    • Business Process Management
    • Customer Care
    • Finance & Accounting
    • Language Services
    • LPO (Legal Process Outsourcing)
    • Technology-Enabled Services

    Dealership Services

    • Auto
    • Truck/Commercial
    • Heavy Equipment

    Education & Training

    • Content Development
    • Early Childhood
    • EdTech/LMS
    • Health & Safety Training
    • IT & Coding
    • K-12
    • Leadership Training
    • Post-Secondary
    • Professional Development
    • Sales Training
    • Workforce Development

    Engineering & Construction

    • Architecture/Engineering
    • General Contracting
    • Industrial Services
    • Operations & Maintenance
    • Subcontracting

    Environmental Services

    • Air Pollution Control
    • Environmental Consulting
    • Facility Services & Maintenance
    • Industrial, Hazardous & Other Waste Management
    • Recycling & Resource Recovery
    • Soil Treatment
    • Solid Waste Management
    • Specialty Equipment Rental
    • Waste-to-Energy

    Facilities Management

    • Cleaning
    • Food Service
    • Integrated Facilities Management (IFM)
    • Landscaping & Grounds
    • Laundry & Supplies
    • Security
    • Technical Services

    HRO Services

    • Consulting
    • Human Capital Management (HCM)
    • Managed Service Providers (MSPs)
    • Payroll & Benefits
    • Professional/Commercial Staffing
    • Recruiting

    Information Services

    • Big Data/Analytics
    • Consumer Information
    • Consumer Risk Management
    • Executive Forums
    • Financial Research
    • People Intelligence
    • Product Information
    • Subscription Services

    IT Services

    • Consulting & Implementation
    • IT Outsourcing
    • Managed Services
    • Resellers/Distributors
    • Software Engineering
    • Systems Integration

    Marketing Services

    • CRM/Marketing Technology
    • Digital Marketing
    • Experiential Marketing
    • Healthcare Communications
    • Lead Generation
    • Loyalty Marketing
    • Market Research
    • Print & Retail Marketing

    Specialty Consulting Services

    • Dispute/Litigation
    • Environmental
    • Financial/Accounting
    • Operational
    • Regulatory/Compliance
    • Risk Management
    • Strategic

    Rental Services

    • Construction Equipment
    • Audiovisual Equipment
    • Event & Party Rental
    • Temporary Structures & Tanks
    • Car Rental
    • Other Specialty Rental

    Risk, Regulatory & Compliance Services

    • Financial Services
    • Healthcare
    • Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance (EGRC)
    • Cybersecurity
    • Legal, Trade, Tax & Audit (LTTA)
    • Specialty Consulting

    Testing, Inspection, Certification & Compliance

    • Environmental Testing & Regulatory Compliance
    • Facility Services & Maintenance
    • Food Testing/Compliance
    • Integrity Management
    • Materials Testing
    • Non-Destructive Testing
    • Pipeline Testing & Inspection
    • Product Qualification Testing
    • Quality Assurance/Control
    • Supply Chain Management

    Transportation & Logistics

    • Asset-Light Logistics/3PL
    • Asset-Based Trucking
    • Aviation Services
    • Marine
    • Rail
    • Tech-Enabled Services
    • Transportation Equipment Leasing
  • Services

    Delivering insight and expertise to help advance your vision

    We guide clients through the complex financial and strategic challenges that they face during each stage of their business life cycle. As a leading advisory-focused independent investment bank, we are able to serve as a trusted advocate to our clients across a number of key disciplines.

  • Corporate Finance

    Performance charts

    Widely recognized as a leading M&A advisor, Houlihan Lokey has long-standing relationships with capital providers, including commercial banks and other senior credit providers, insurance funds, asset managers, and mezzanine fund investors.

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    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Capital Markets
    • Illiquid Financial Assets
    • Private Funds Advisory
    • Board Advisory

    Financial Restructuring

    Professionals in a boardroom

    With nearly 200 professionals worldwide, our team responds quickly in complicated situations. Every assignment is staffed with professionals who facilitate prompt completion of due diligence and analysis.

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    • Company Advisory
    • Creditor Advisory

    Additional Advisory Services

    Professional advisor looking out window

    Over the past 40 years, Houlihan Lokey has established one of the largest worldwide financial advisory practices. In 2017, Thomson Reuters ranked us the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years.

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    • Transaction Opinions
    • Transaction Advisory Services
    • Tax & Financial Reporting Valuation
    • Portfolio Valuation & Fund Advisory Services
    • Real Estate Valuation & Advisory Services
    • Dispute Resolution Consulting
    • Tech+IP Advisory
    • Strategic Consulting

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Larry Deangelo

Managing Director
Head of Business Services Group

Larry DeAngelo

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