• Financial Institutions

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

  • Sectors

    Financial Institutions sectors

    Our comprehensive understanding of the industry’s financial, regulatory, and competitive dynamics helps us analyze a full range of strategic options.

    This includes mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital raising, and asset sale transactions. As a leading M&A advisor, we cover virtually every segment of the industry, including the following sectors.

  • Asset and Wealth Management

    • Broker-Dealers
    • Business Development Companies
    • Discretionary Fund Management
    • IFAs and RIAs
    • Investment Managers

    Banks, Thrifts, and Building Societies

    • Challenger/Specialist Banks
    • Community Banks
    • Divestitures and Portfolio Sales (including Mortgage Servicing Rights)
    • Regional and Super-Regional Banks

    Financial Technology

    • Credit Data and Information
    • Foreign Exchange
    • Insurance Processing Technologies
    • Marketplace/Online Lending Platforms
    • Markets and Trading Technologies
    • Mortgage Loan Servicing Technologies
    • Payments, Transaction Processing, and ATMs
    • Payroll and HR Outsourcing

    Insurance Companies

    • Life and Annuity 
    • Insurance Brokers and TPAs
    • Insurance Technology
    • Pension Consultants
    • Property Casualty
    • Title Insurance
    • Warranty

    Mortgage Finance Companies

    • Distressed Real Estate Loan Investors
    • Equity Release/Reverse Mortgages
    • MSR Aggregators
    • Multifamily and Commercial Real Estate Lenders and Servicers
    • Non-Bank Residential Lenders and Servicers
    • Specialty Servicers

    Specialty Commercial and Consumer Finance Companies

    • Bank and Non-Bank SBA 7(a) and 504 Lenders
    • Commercial Cash Flow Lenders
    • Debt Purchase and Collections Companies
    • Equipment Lending and Leasing Companies
    • Installment Lenders, Auto Finance Companies, Student Lenders, and Credit Card Companies
    • Insurance Premium Finance Companies
    • Payday Lenders, Plaintiff Finance Companies, and Structured Settlement
    • Rent-to-Own
  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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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Jeffrey Levine

Managing Director
Co-Head, Financial Institutions Group

Jeffrey Levine

Reinhard Koester

Managing Director
Co-Head, Financial Institutions Group

Reinhard Koester

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