Houlihan Lokey Launches Syndicated Leveraged Finance Platform

Houlihan Lokey launched HL Finance to arrange senior secured leveraged loans for financial sponsor-backed, privately-held and public corporate entities. Chris Dunlop, Anthony Martino and Gregg Newman will lead the new group.

Zalatimo Joins Houlihan Lokey Corporate Finance Team

Zade Zalatimo will join Houlihan Lokey in September as a managing director in the firm’s Corporate Finance business. Zalatimo will be based in Dubai and will spearhead the expansion of the Private Funds Group.

Drone Joins Houlihan Lokey as Managing Director

Dimitri Drone joined Houlihan Lokey as a managing director in Financial Advisory Services as part of a continued build-out of the firm’s pharmaceutical and life sciences valuation services.

Houlihan Lokey Acquires BearTooth Advisors

Houlihan Lokey acquired BearTooth Advisors, an independent advisory firm providing strategic advisory and placement agency services to alternative investment managers.

Houlihan Lokey Adds Blasco to Expand Capital Markets

Houlihan Lokey added Ignacio Blasco as a managing director in their Madrid-based Capital Markets team.

Leckert Joins Houlihan Lokey Frankfurt Office

Steffen Leckert joined global investment bank Houlihan Lokey as a managing director in Corporate Finance. He will be based in Frankfurt and focus on the industrials sector.

Houlihan Lokey Onboards Team from Bluestone Capital Partners

The M&A advisory practice of Bluestone Capital Partners merged into Houlihan Lokey’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Group. Bluestone is a boutique investment banking firm which provides corporate finance and other advisory services to companies in the aerospace, defense and government services sectors.

Barcot Joins Houlihan Lokey Oil & Gas Group

Victor Barcot joined Houlihan Lokey as a managing director in the Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Group based in Houston.

Houlihan Lokey Adds Koester as Managing Director, Co-Head of FIG

Investment banking firm Houlihan Lokey named Reinhard Koester managing director and co-head of its Financial Institutions Group, where he will focus on the specialty finance practice.

Houlihan Lokey Hires MD to Lead Capital Markets Efforts in Australia

Houlihan Lokey added Matthew Tehan to the Capital Markets Group as a managing director. Based in Sydney, Tehan will lead the firm’s Capital Markets efforts in Australia.