Houlihan Lokey is hiring 2019 Financial Analyst - Financial Restructuring,Frankfurt

2019-04-02 HoulihanLokey Houlihan Lokey

2019 Financial Analyst - Financial Restructuring

Location: Frankfurt
Experience Type: Campus




Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in financial restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, valuation, financial restructuring, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of our commitment to client success across our advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 15 years, and the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, according to Thomson Reuters.


Financial Restructuring Group


Houlihan Lokey has the largest, most experienced worldwide financial restructuring practice of any investment banking firm, with approximately 190 restructuring professionals in offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. In 2016, we worked on over 180 restructuring-related transactions on behalf of companies, their creditors and shareholders, and other constituents. Over the past decade, Houlihan Lokey has advised on over 1,000 restructuring transactions, with aggregate debt claims in excess of $2.0 trillion.

Our group employs an interdisciplinary approach to engagements and is accustomed to evaluating complex, highly leveraged situations in short time frames. We are also a recognized leader in achieving merger and acquisition transactions for distressed companies.  




The Financial Restructuring Group is expanding and we are looking for an analyst to be based in our Frankfurt office. Restructuring Financial Analysts work specifically with the group, assisting with a variety of transactions, including creditor- and debtor-side restructurings and distressed mergers & acquisitions.




The group offers a unique opportunity for Financial Analysts to work on projects that provide exposure to various financial advisory and investment banking products and industries. These services include:

  • Advising companies and stakeholders in out-of-court restructuring transactions
  • Provide advisory services in stressed and distressed situations
  • Participating in complex negotiations on behalf of our clients  
  • Providing distressed M&A advisory
  • Advisory in relation to debt and equity raising in the context of stressed and distressed situations


Financial Analysts are typically members of deal teams comprising at least one managing director, vice president, associate and financial analyst.




The environment at Houlihan Lokey is results-driven and entrepreneurial and, as such, rewards top performers with substantial responsibility and interaction with senior-level professionals and clients.


The following qualifications are required:

  • Have a strong academic track record and hold a 2:1 degree in accounting, economics and or finance
  • A demonstrated genuine interest in Financial Restructuring and/or in working on complex and large financial transactions
  • Have an understanding of valuation theory, methodologies and applications
  • Strong quantitative, financial and analytical skills
  • Strong LBO and DCF modelling skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • An exceptional strong work ethic


The candidate must be motivated and have the ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff in a rapidly changing, demanding, but ultimately rewarding environment.


Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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