Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, today announced that
Lyle Wilpon has joined the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group as a
Managing Director, based in New York. He reports to Steven Tishman,
Global Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.
Mr. Wilpon joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), where he
most recently served as head of the firm’s middle market M&A group.
Before joining BAML in 1999, he spent six years as an M&A specialist at
Credit Suisse First Boston focused on the healthcare sector. Prior
experience also includes positions at Lazard Frères and Wasserstein
Perella. Mr. Wilpon began his investment banking career in 1988.
“Lyle has extensive experience across every industry sector and has
worked on nearly every type of M&A situation over the course of his
25-year career, including traditional M&A as well as divestitures,
restructurings, acquisition financings, and cross-border transactions,
among others,” said Mr. Tishman. “We are very delighted that Lyle is
joining the team, and we are confident that he will be an excellent
resource for our clients,” he added.
Mr. Wilpon holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Amherst College
and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
Houlihan Lokey is an international investment bank with expertise in mergers
and acquisitions, capital
restructuring, and valuation.
The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide
with offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Independent advice
and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of our commitment to client success
across our advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked
globally as the No. 1 restructuring advisor, the No. 1 M&A fairness
opinion advisor over the past 10 years, and the No. 1 M&A advisor for
U.S. transactions under $3 billion, according to Thomson Reuters. For
more information, please visit www.HL.com.