Houlihan [NYSE: HLI] Announces Seniors Appointments to Expand Presence in Europe

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. [NYSE: HLI] disclosed that appointed senior members in order to significantly accelerate the firm’s global Business Services Group’s presence in Europe. The company has appointed James Ireland as a Managing Director of Houlihan Lokey. Guy Mullin-Henderson will become Senior Advisor of Houlihan Lokey. James Sutch entered Houlihan Lokey as a Director.

Houlihan Lokey’s Business Services Group has more than 90 industry-dedicated professionals across the firm’s global network, including now 25 in Europe. It offers superior service and accomplishes exceptional results for its clients in M&A advisory, capital raising, restructuring, and valuation. The Group has recommended more than 70 transactions over the past 12 months across every key global region.

James Ireland, Managing Director

The appointment of James Ireland as MD will help the company grow its presence in Europe. James has more than 20 years of experience in instructing clients on both public and private M&A transactions as well as debt and equity capital raises in Europe. He comes from RBC Capital Markets, where he served as the Head of European Business Services. Moreover, he started his career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA).

Guy Mullin-Henderson, Senior Advisor

Guy Mullin-Henderson will become Senior Advisor of Houlihan Lokey which is also a perfect decision to grow its presence in Europe. Guy Mullin started his investment banking career at Baring Brothers in 1985. He has more than three and half decades of experience in an investment banking career. He spent 11 years serving as a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets, where he successfully founded the bank’s Business Services practice, and 11 years as a Managing Director at Rothschild, where he worked for Global Head of Business Services.

James Sutch, Director

James Sutch entered Houlihan Lokey as a Director. He has an experience of 1 and half decades as he worked across the business services sector. Mr. Sutch comes from RBC Capital Markets and earlier worked in the Business Services teams at Rothschild and PwC Corporate Finance. He served as a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA). Furthermore, the Business Services Group has been further reinforced with the addition of a team of 11 outstanding financial professionals through the firm’s recent purchase of GCA Altium.