• 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 2017, our Industrials Group was once again ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. industrial transactions.

    2017 M&A Advistory Rankings U.S. Industrials Transactions*

    AdvisorDeals
    Houlihan Lokey33
    Goldman Sachs & Co27
    Lincoln International26
    Lazard24
    JP Morgan23
    * Excludes transactions under $5 million 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 & Advanced Materials
    • Engines & Components
    • Interiors
    • Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul
    • Structures

    Automotive, Off-Road & Other Transportation

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

    Building Products & Materials

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

    Capital Goods/Electrical

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

    Chemicals

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

    Defense

    • C4ISR
    • Electronics
    • Soldier Systems
    • Space Systems
    • Unmanned & Autonomous Systems
    • Weapons & 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 & Controls
    • Process Technology
    • Robotic Technologies
    • Sensors, Optics & Machine Vision
    • Test & Measurement and Diagnostics Instrumentation

    Metals, Mining & Engineered Materials

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

    Oilfield Services & Equipment

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

    Packaging, Plastics & Paper

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

    Security & Building Technologies

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


    Specialty Distribution

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

  • 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

    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

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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

Contact Us

bill peluchiwskie

Senior Managing Director
Co-Head, Industrials Group

Bill Peluchiwski

Jim Lavelle

Managing Director
Co-Head, Industrials Group

Jim Lavelle

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