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Houlihan Lokey

September 19, 2016 10:00 ET

Houlihan Lokey Strengthens Transaction Advisory Services and Healthcare Diligence Practice

Marshall Taylor Joins Firm as National Healthcare Leader for Transaction Advisory Services

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - September 19, 2016) - Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE: HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that Marshall Taylor has joined the firm as a Managing Director and National Healthcare Leader for Transaction Advisory Services (TAS). He is based in the Dallas office.

Mr. Taylor has over 15 years of experience serving healthcare diligence clients, including the last nine years with Alvarez & Marsal's Transaction Advisory Group, where he was a Managing Director and helped build and lead the national healthcare financial due diligence practice. He has advised leading corporate and private equity clients in complex transactions across the healthcare services continuum. Prior to A&M, Mr. Taylor spent five years in EY's Transaction Advisory Services practice focused on the healthcare industry. He began his career at Arthur Andersen in 2001, serving in the Assurance and Advisory Business Services practices.

"As we continue to experience significant growth in our national healthcare practice, working with the some of the largest transactions in the healthcare sector, our clients are increasingly seeking experienced and integrated transaction advisory capabilities alongside Houlihan Lokey's other market-leading corporate finance, financial restructuring, and advisory services in the healthcare sector," said Drew Koecher, Head of Transaction Advisory Services. "Marshall has built a reputation as one of the leading diligence advisors in healthcare. We are delighted Marshall has joined the Houlihan Lokey team to lead our healthcare diligence practice," added Mark Francis, Head of the Healthcare Group.

"I have partnered with Houlihan Lokey on healthcare transactions for several years now, and I am excited to have the opportunity to work in a world-class firm and offer clients an integrated solution that stands alone in the marketplace," said Mr. Taylor.

Mr. Taylor holds a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.S. in Accountancy from The University of Tennessee. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Tennessee and also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, valuation, financial restructuring, 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 M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 15 years, and the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, according to Thomson Reuters. For more information, please visit www.HL.com

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