Financial institutions

Houlihan Lokey Strengthens Capital Markets Coverage of Financial Institutions with Hiring of Experienced Senior Executives

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that Adam Raucher has joined the firm as Managing Director of its Capital Markets Group. Mr. Raucher will focus on financial market coverage for financial institutions for corporates and clients backed by financial sponsors. He is based in the New York office of Houlihan Lokey.

Mr. Raucher joins Houlihan Lokey with more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, Mr. Raucher served as Managing Director and Head of Capital Solutions for the Americas at Deutsche Bank. Prior to this role, Mr. Raucher was Managing Director of Deutsche Bank’s Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group, and has worked extensively in capital markets and financial services coverage during his more than 16 years with the company. Mr. Raucher began his career as a corporate lawyer at Sidley Austin LLP.

“We are delighted to welcome Adam to Houlihan Lokey,” said Gregg Newman, Global Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Capital Markets Group. “Adam joins the company at a time of rapid growth and tremendous momentum within our capital markets group. The addition of Adam to our team will significantly contribute to the depth and breadth of our coverage in the financial institutions sector. His deep industry expertise, strong client relationships and impressive market knowledge will drive Capital Market Group’s continued success, and we look forward to collaborating with him as we continue to deliver innovative client solutions and independent.

“Houlihan Lokey is a recognized leader in capital markets advisory. The firm offers an incredible platform of team collaboration, client focus and strong corporate culture, and I admire its unique position to provide clients with cutting-edge advice. I am delighted with this new opportunity and look forward to further improving the financial market coverage of the group’s financial institutions,” said Mr. Raucher.

Mr. Raucher holds a BA in economics from the University of Michigan and a JD from Boston University School of Law.

With approximately 80 dedicated finance professionals in offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Washington, DC, London, Manchester, Frankfurt and Milan, Houlihan Lokey’s Capital Markets Group is one of the largest of its kind in the field of financial services. The group provides capital raising services to a wide variety of clients, from large public multinational corporations to private companies. In the fiscal year ending 2021, the group advised on raising more than $15 billion in capital for corporate clients around the world.

About Houlihan Lokey

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) ​​is an international investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory. The company serves businesses, institutions and governments around the world 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 in all of its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is the No. 1 investment bank for all global M&A transactions, No. 1 M&A adviser for the past seven consecutive years in the United States, No. 1 global restructuring adviser for the past eight years and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, all based on number of deals and according to data provided by Refinitiv.