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 acquired BearTooth Advisors, an independent advisory firm providing strategic advisory and placement agency services to alternative investment managers.
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.
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.
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 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.
Houlihan Lokey addsed four new officers to its Tech+IP Advisory practice within Financial Advisory Services in Chicago, Atlanta and Houston.