6 Month Internship – Financial Sponsors Group (January – July 2019)
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, 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 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters. For more information, please visit our website.
Financial Sponsors Coverage Group
Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Sponsors Coverage Group is one of the broadest and deepest in the world, with 16 senior bankers dedicated to the sponsor’s community. Our international team provides coverage to more than 750 private equity firms and 200 hedge funds and 100 family offices located in the United States, Europe and elsewhere. The group’s mandate is to provide best-in-class advice to private equity firms, hedge funds and other sources of alternative capital on mergers and acquisitions, valuations and capital structures. Our clients value our independence, analytical rigor and deal savvy in various advisory functions, including:
Financial Analysts work with experienced senior coverage officers both to provide business unit analytics and coverage officer support on client initiatives.
Business unit analytics include analysing the financial performance of the group on a monthly and quarterly basis, analysing the firm’s level of success selling its different products to financial sponsors, preparing presentations for meetings with product group heads and our Board of Directors, and organizing and monitoring new product introductions and calling programs.
Coverage officer support includes, working closely with M&A and restructuring deal teams to coordinate new deal introductions to our group, attending internal and external meetings and conference calls and preparing ad hoc reports, analyses, and marketing materials.
The environment at Houlihan Lokey is collegial and entrepreneurial, and as such, rewards Financial Analysts with substantial responsibility and interaction with senior-level professionals. Financial Analysts can expect substantial personal interaction one-on-one with Managing Directors and other senior-level bankers.
The ideal candidate would possess the following qualities and background: