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Senior Associate / Vice President - Corporate Finance (Industrials)

Houlihan Lokey
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Business Unit:
Corporate Finance
IG - Industrials


Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, 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. Houlihan Lokey is the No. 1 investment bank for all global M&A transactions, the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past seven consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past eight consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv.

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.

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 nearly 400 Corporate Finance bankers in offices across the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, Sweden, Spain, Israel, and the Netherlands we have the breadth and targeted expertise to provide exceptional client service.


Houlihan Lokey's Industrials Group has earned a reputation for providing superior service and achieving outstanding results in M&A advisory, capital raising, restructuring, and valuation.

Our transaction quality and client work benefit from our company culture, where senior bankers are highly engaged in the execution of client projects, and from our experience as leaders in the market for over a decade, which has given our professionals valuable exposure to a variety of situations and challenges. In 2023, our Industrials Group was once again ranke as a market-leading M&A advisor for industrial transactions.


Houlihan Lokey's Industrials team in London is looking to add either a Senior Associate or Vice President in London.

The environment at Houlihan Lokey is collegial and entrepreneurial and, as such, rewards staff with substantial responsibility and interaction with senior-level professionals and clients. Senior Associates and Vice Presidents are given substantial responsibility and are encouraged to help us grow our business.

Requirements / Qualifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 5-8 years' experience in Investment Banking/ Corporate Finance / Corporate Finance
  • Strong execution experience on end to end deals (closed deal experience)
  • Specific experience, including completion of sell sides mandates, in the sector preferable
  • Advanced financial modeling and analytical abilities; strong LBO and DCF modelling skills. Including developing and reviewing financial models including database systems
  • Demonstrated experience managing and mentoring Analysts and junior Associates
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and applied financial theory
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Supprt / lead the planning and execution of marketing engagements
  • Assist in initiating and extending group marketing and client development efforts
  • Strong work ethic, organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to grow our business and think entrepreneurially
  • Keen analytical abilities
  • Develop professional network and relationships with firm, client and target professionals
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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