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Associate - Financial Restructuring

Houlihan Lokey Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posted 3 days ago Permanent Competitive
Business Unit:
Financial Restructuring Group
Industry:
GEN - General

Overview

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory. Houlihan Lokey serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm's commitment to client success across its advisory services. The firm is the No. 1 investment bank for global M&A transactions under $1 billion, the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past eight consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past nine consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 25 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv.

** In Germany, Houlihan Lokey operates through three separate entities (Houlihan Lokey (Europe) GmbH, Houlihan Lokey GmbH, Houlihan Lokey Germany AG) , none of which are credit/financial services institutions for the purposes of the German Banking Act. Houlihan Lokey (Europe) GmbH is a German MiFID investment firm subject to the German Securities Institutions Act and regulated by BaFin and Bundesbank. **

Financial Restructuring

Houlihan Lokey has the largest, most experienced worldwide financial restructuring practice, with more than 300 professionals located in offices across the globe. In 2022, we worked on more than 125 restructuring-related transactions on behalf of companies, their creditors and shareholders, and other constituents. Houlihan Lokey has advised on more than 1,500 restructuring transactions, with aggregate debt claims in excess of $3.0 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.

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.

Job Purpose

The Financial Restructuring Group is expanding and we are looking for an experienced Associate to be based in our Frankfurt office. Associates in Financial Restructuring work on a variety of transactions within the group, including debtor- and creditor-side restructurings and distressed mergers and acquisitions.

The group offers a unique opportunity for associates to work on projects that provide exposure to a wide variety of 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
  • 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.
Responsibilities

Associates are typically members of deal teams comprising at least one managing director, vice president, associate, and financial analyst. You will:
  • Prepare, analyze and help explain historical and projected financial information
  • Create financial models
  • Coordinate and perform business due diligence
  • Prepare confidential information memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches and other presentations
  • Prepare preliminary valuation analysis, supporting discussions and negotiations with various stakeholders involved in the process
  • Lead the planning and execution of marketing engagements
  • Build relationships and maintain direct contact with clients and prospective clients and professional advisors
  • Supervise junior staff members
  • Assist in the marketing and planning of engagements
Qualifications Required
  • Degree qualified
  • A demonstrated genuine interest in Financial Restructuring and/or in working on complex and large financial transactions
  • Prior experience working in restructuring, leverage finance, credit or debt teams)
  • 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
  • motivated and have the ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff in a rapidly changing, demanding, but ultimately rewarding environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job ID  R0098
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