Houlihan Lokey ramps up European push

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By David Rothnie
10 Dec 2015

Until this year, Houlihan Lokey was the biggest global investment bank that few in Europe had heard of. It is regularly ranked number one in global restructuring advice, and has worked on the some of the biggest bankruptcy proceedings in the US, but few knew much about its international ambitions, writes David Rothnie.

Now, following its IPO on August 15 and two quick-fire acquisitions in Europe, it has boosted its profile.

Last month, Houlihan Lokey closed its most significant transaction in Europe when it acquired the bulk of Leonardo & Co, a pan-European boutique formed in 2005 by Gerardo Braggiotti, ...

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