Houlihan Lokey is hiring 6 Month Internship - Financial Restructuring (Immediate Start),Paris

2020-04-07 HoulihanLokey Houlihan Lokey

6 Month Internship - Financial Restructuring (Immediate Start)

Location: Paris
Experience Type: Campus



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.


Financial Restructuring Group

Houlihan Lokey has the largest, most experienced worldwide financial restructuring practice of any investment banking firm, with approximately 160 professionals in offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. In 2016, we worked on more than 150 restructuring-related transactions on behalf of companies, their creditors and shareholders, and other constituents. Over the past decade, Houlihan Lokey has advised on more than 1,000 restructuring transactions, with aggregate debt claims in excess of $1.5 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 FRG business is expanding and we are looking for a 6 month Intern (with, ideally, at least 6 months of prior investment banking or equivalent experience) to be based in our Paris office.

FRG Interns/Junior 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.



  •       Advising companies and stakeholders in out-of-court and in-court restructurings
  •       Debt and equity financings
  •       Distressed M&A advisory service
  •       Special-situation principal investing
  •       Participating in complex negotiations on behalf of our client
  •       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.


  •       You will have at least 6 months of prior investment banking or equivalent experience
  •       Experience within either investment banking (M&A or an Industry team), Leverage Finance or Restructuring is essential; in all cases, a demonstrated interest in Restructuring
  •       Emerging market experience is highly desirable. A keen interest and a passion for emerging markets is a must
  •       Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English 
  •       Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement and hold a 2:1 degree in a technical field (i.e., accounting, economics, finance, engineering)
  •       Have a strong understanding of valuation theory, methodologies and applications
  •       Strong quantitative, financial and analytical skills
  •       Strong LBO and DCF modelling skills
  •       You must be motivated and have the ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff in a rapidly changing, demanding, but ultimately rewarding environment
  •       Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  •       An exceptional strong work ethic


Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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