• Houlihan Lokey has the largest worldwide financial restructuring practice of any investment banking firm, with offices and experienced professionals located across the globe. Since its inception in 1988, the restructuring group has advised on more than 1,000 restructuring transactions with aggregate debt claims in excess of $2.5 trillion.


    With nearly 200 dedicated restructuring professionals worldwide, our group has significant presence domestically and internationally. We serve clients domestically and around the world, providing extensive resources to staff each case and serve our clients. Our broad base of clients and extensive experience allow us to understand the dynamics of each restructuring situation and the needs, attitudes, and positions of all parties in interest.

  • Global Reach

    Our group has significant presence domestically and internationally through our offices. We serve clients around the world. In addition to our five U.S. offices, we have dedicated local restructuring teams in:

    • London
    • Paris
    • Frankfurt
    • Madrid
    • Dubai
    • Hong Kong
    • Sydney
    • Singapore

     

  • No. 1 Global Investment Banking Restructuring Advisor

    Global Distressed Debt & Bankruptcy
    Restructuring Rankings
    2017
    Rank Financial Advisor Restructuring Value ($bn)
    1 Houlihan Lokey 102.3
    2 Rothschild & Co. 98.8
    3 Lazard 95.0
    4 PJT Partners LP 89.3
    5 Moelis & Co. 57.0

    Source: Thomson Reuters.

    Global Distressed Debt & Bankruptcy
    Restructuring Rankings
    2017
    Rank Financial Advisor No. of Deals
    1 Houlihan Lokey 63
    2 Rothschild & Co. 48
    3 Lazard 36
    4 PJT Partners LP 35
    5 Moelis & Co. 22

    Source: Thomson Reuters.

     

    Houlihan Lokey advised major parties-in-interest in 12 of the 15 largest corporate bankruptcies in the U.S.

    Advisor in 12 of the 15 Largest Bankruptcies
    2000-2017
    Company Assets ($bn)
    Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. 691.1
    Washington Mutual Inc.1 327.9
    WorldCom Inc. 103.9
    General Motors Corporation 91.0
    CIT Group Inc. 80.4
    Enron Corp. 63.5
    Conseco Inc. 61.4
    Energy Future Holdings Corp. 41.0
    MF Global Holdings Ltd. 40.5
    Chrysler LLC 39.3
    Thornburg Mortgage Inc. 36.5
    Pacific Gas & Electric2 36.2
    Refco Inc. 33.3
    IndyMac Bancorp 32.7
    Global Crossing Ltd.3 30.2
       

    (1) Houlihan Lokey advised certain creditors of the Washington Mutual Receivership. (2) Houlihan Lokey advised a group of noteholders of Pacific Gas & Electric subsidiary National Energy Group Inc. (3) Houlihan Lokey advised a group of noteholders of Global Crossing Ltd. subsidiary Asia Global Crossing Ltd. Source: BankruptcyData.com, January 2018.

     

  • Company Advisory

    Houlihan Lokey has served as financial advisor to more than 500 companies, developing and implementing a comprehensive financial restructuring transaction on their behalf.

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  • Creditor Advisory

    Houlihan Lokey has served as financial advisor in more than 600 creditor-side transactions, initiating, structuring, and negotiating on behalf of creditors and their constituents.

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