August 14, 2015
Houlihan Lokey, Inc., the international investment bank, has priced its initial public offering of 10,500,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $21.00 per share, as noted in the below press release issued by the company. The shares began trading on Thursday, August 13, 2015 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “HLI.”
Latham & Watkins LLP advised Houlihan Lokey on the offering, with a New York-based capital markets team led by partners Marc Jaffe and Courtenay Myers Lima with counsel Ryan deFord and associates Alexandra Fox, Alexa Berlin, Nicholas Goss and Alyssa Galinsky, and a Los Angeles-based corporate team led by partners Paul Tosetti, Jeffrey Kateman and David Zaheer with associates Brian Duff, Lilian Balasanian and Tanya Syed. Advice was also provided by Los Angeles partners Laurence Stein and Pardis Zomorodi with associate William Kessler on tax; by Los Angeles partner Laurence Seymour with associate Michelle Carpenter on benefits and compensation; and by Los Angeles partner Glen Collyer with associates Henry Hattemer and Jonathan Shih on banking.