Daily News: May 6, 2013

Houlihan Lokey Appoints Timblick Head of Asia

Houlihan Lokey appointed David Timblick managing director and head of Asia, including Houlihan Lokey’s Tokyo office. Timblick is based in Hong Kong.

Timblick joins from Lazard Asia, where he has held a number of roles over the past 14 years. He recently served as head of Lazard’s Asia advisory practice, overseeing strategy, planning and client coverage across the region. Prior to Lazard, Timblick held senior positions at the Korea Merchant Banking Corporation and Arthur Andersen Consulting. Timblick began his banking career in 1990 at Arthur Andersen & Co.

“David brings a wealth of operational experience and deep client relationships to the firm. He will be instrumental in helping Houlihan Lokey continue to grow throughout Asia and become the premier advisory investment banking firm in the region,” said Scott Beiser, CEO of Houlihan Lokey. “David will be a critical resource to colleagues and clients alike as we increasingly bring our expertise in corporate finance, restructuring and financial advisory to clients across Asia.”