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3-Month Off-Cycle Internship - Corporate Finance (Debt Advisory)

Houlihan Lokey
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Closing date
Mar 16, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Business Unit:
Corporate Finance
CM - Capital Markets Group

Please note that this internship will be taking place for at least 3-months in Q4 2024. Houlihan Lokey offers 3-month internships throughout the year, so if this timing is not suitable for you, we would ask that you look at our other opportunities to find a position that works with your schedule.


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. **

Corporate Finance

The Houlihan Lokey Corporate Finance business has extensive expertise in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, activist shareholder and takeover defence, and other related advisory services for a broad range of clients. In addition, we have the proven ability to engineer and execute financing solutions that are essential for growth and success and offer access to financing in the public and alternative capital markets through the issuance of debt, equity, or hybrid securities.

As trusted advisors, our industry-specific groups provide us with a deep understanding of our client's business and positioning before we are even engaged in a transaction. Combined with this market penetration is our international presence throughout Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region.

In EMEA, we work with a wide spectrum of companies, from mid-market privately owned enterprises to large multinational organizations. With a growing EMEA platform with over 360 Corporate Finance professionals in offices across France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, and the UK, in addition to our global reach and in-depth knowledge across a broad range of industries, we have the breadth and targeted expertise to provide exceptional client service.

Capital Markets

Our Capital Markets Group operates within the Corporate Finance business and is one of the firm's fastest growing practices. As trusted advisors, we have the proven ability to engineer and execute financing solutions that are essential for growth and success. We offer access to financing in the public and alternative capital markets through the issuance of debt, equity, or hybrid securities. In EMEA, the team is a rapidly growing team, advising clients on the origination, structuring, and execution of private and public debt financings across numerous industries.


One of the best ways to prepare yourself for your financial advisory career is through an internship at Houlihan Lokey. This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of our Industrial team, gain meaningful, on-the-job experience, and get to know Houlihan Lokey as a potential future employer.

Throughout your internship, you will get similar levels of exposure as a first-year Analyst, assisting in the preparation of pitch and other client materials, and conducting market, industry, and company analyses. Furthermore, you will gain experience in financial modelling, and valuation analyses, as well as Industrial-focused sector expertise, support the due diligence processes on the buy side and sell side processes and work as part of a project team on live transactions.

Basic Qualifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in both German and English (additional language skills are also advantageous)
  • You must be in your penultimate or final year of a bachelor's or master's degree
  • You will have an outstanding academic record, with preference for a degree in accounting, economics, or finance
  • Have previous internship experience within M&A advisory and/or related fields
  • You will have an understanding of valuation theory, methodologies and applications
  • Strong quantitative, financial and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure with attention to detail
  • Good proficiency with MS Office particularly PowerPoint and Excel
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in and/or interest in the sector
  • International experience is also desirable, but not essential
  • 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
Houlihan Lokey aims to attract talented students who share our passion for excellence and commitment.

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.

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