• Industrials

    Houlihan Lokey’s Industrials Group has earned a reputation for providing superior service and achieving outstanding results in M&A advisory, capital raising, restructuring, and financial advisory services.
    Our transaction quality and client work benefit from our company culture, where senior bankers are highly engaged in the execution of client projects, and from our experience as leaders in the market for over a decade, which has given our professionals valuable exposure to a variety of situations and challenges. In 2018, our Industrials Group was once again ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. industrials transactions.

    2018 M&A Advistory Rankings All U.S. Industrials Transactions

    Houlihan Lokey45
    Goldman Sachs & Co44
    Generational Equity41
    JP Morgan36
    Rothschild & Co32
    Source: Thomson Reuters
  • Sectors

    Industrials sectors

    Our focus and transaction experience in the industrials sectors enable us to provide our clients with access to top decision-makers at leading strategic and financial firms worldwide. 

    Our firsthand knowledge of global players and the industry gives us insight into a variety of corporate strategies, initiatives, and acquisition objectives as well as the most up-to-date local and international market intelligence—making us a trusted, informed financial advisor to our clients.

    We cover the entire industrials market from a ground-up, subsector-specific model, with senior-level bankers dedicated to each of our primary coverage areas.

  • Aerospace

    • Avionics
    • Composites and Advanced Materials
    • Engines and Components
    • Interiors
    • Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul
    • Structures

    Automotive, Off-Road, and Other Transportation

    • Aftermarket and Accessories
    • Chassis and Underbody
    • Controls and Electronics
    • Engine and Driveline
    • Forklift and Warehousing Equipment
    • Interiors
    • Off-Road and Agricultural
    • Truck/Heavy Duty

    Building Products and Materials

    • Aggregates
    • Concrete, Gypson, and Related Materials
    • Flooring and Cabinets
    • Homebuilders
    • HVAC
    • Lighting Fixtures
    • Plumbing
    • Siding and Roofing
    • Windows and Doors

    Capital Goods/Electrical

    • Agricultural, Infrastructure, and Power Equipment
    • Air and Water Treatment
    • Electronics and Electrical Equipment
    • Flow Control
    • Material Handling
    • Motion Control
    • Process Equipment
    • Thermal Technology


    • Adhesives and Sealants
    • Agrochemicals
    • Catalysts and Absorbents
    • Coatings and Paints
    • Inorganic Chemicals
    • Natural Specialty Ingredients
    • Pharma/Fine/Electronic Chemicals
    • Resin and Additives
    • Water Treatment Chemicals


    • C4ISR
    • Electronics
    • Soldier Systems
    • Space Systems
    • Unmanned and Autonomous Systems
    • Weapons and Ammunition

    Government Services

    • Cybersecurity
    • Data Analytics
    • Engineering
    • Information Technology
    • Mission Support
    • Professional Services

    Industrial Technologies

    • Automation Systems
    • Environmental Compliant Treatment Technologies
    • Filtration
    • IOT Integrated Systems, Software, and Controls
    • Process Technology
    • Robotic Technologies
    • Sensors, Optics, and Machine Vision
    • Test and Measurement and Diagnostics Instrumentation

    Metals, Mining, and Engineered Materials

    • Distribution
    • Engineered Material
    • Fabrication and Engineered Structures
    • Ferrous, Nonferrous Metals, and Mineral Mining
    • Industrial Minerals
    • Recycled, Scrap, and Secondary Metals Processing
    • Steel, Nonferrous, and Specialty Metals Production
    • Tube and Pipe Production and Distribution 

    Oilfield Services and Equipment

    • Distribution
    • Equipment Manufacturing
    • Equipment Rental
    • Fluid Management
    • Land and Offshore Drilling
    • Offshore
    • Pressure Pumping
    • Sand and Proppants
    • Seismic
    • Well Service

    Packaging, Plastics, and Paper

    • Blow Molding
    • Compounding
    • Film and Sheet
    • Flexible Packaging
    • Industrial Protection Solutions
    • Injection Molding
    • Rigid Packaging
    • Paper Production, Related Packaging, and Products
    • Specialty Non-Woven Materials
    • Thermoforming

    Security and Building Technologies

    • Access Control
    • Biometrics and Identity Management
    • Building Automation and Control
    • Fall Protection
    • Fire and Hazmat Protection
    • Industrial Safety Products, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and Transport/Logistics Product Security
    • Residential Security and Home Automation 
    • Safety Training and Compliance
    • Video Surveillance and Analytics

    Specialty Distribution

    • Aftermarket/MRO Products
    • Building Products
    • Chemicals and Gas
    • E-Commerce/Omnichannel
    • Electrical and Communication
    • Foodservice
    • Industrials, Equipment, and Technologies
    • Jan-San
    • Healthcare and Medical
    • Niche Markets
    • OEM Products
    • Packaging
    • Safety
    • Technology and Electronics
    • Transportation and Automotive
    • Virtual Manufacturing

Contact Us

bill peluchiwskie

Bill Peluchiwski

Senior Managing Director
Co-Head, Industrials Group

Jim Lavelle

Jim Lavelle

Managing Director
Co-Head, Industrials Group

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