Daily News: October 14, 2014

Houlihan Lokey Expands Due Diligence Platform with New Hire

Houlihan Lokey announced that Loren McCutchen has joined the firm’s Due Diligence Services practice as director, based in Dallas.

McCutchen joins Houlihan Lokey following an 18-year career at Deloitte & Touche, where he began his career in the Assurance & Attestation practice and spent the majority of his career in the firm’s M &A Transaction Services Group.

He has worked on a broad range of acquisition and divestiture due diligence projects, advising companies’ senior management teams at every stage of a transaction. He has extensive experience in numerous industry sectors including, but not limited to, financial services, consumer, manufacturing and distribution, chemicals, and several energy subsectors.

Over the course of his career, Loren has advised clients of nearly every type on highly complex transaction-related matters, including financial sponsors, strategic buyers, lenders, and even foreign government-owned funds, said Travis Pittman, a managing director at Houlihan Lokey in Dallas.