Houlihan Lokey builds Industrials Team with new hire in London

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Houlihan Lokey has announced that David Brock has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Industrials Group, focused on the building products sector. He is based in London.

Brock joins from Jefferies, where he was a Managing Director and Head of the Construction & Building Materials Group. Prior to Jefferies, he was also a Managing Director and Head of the Construction & Building Materials Group at Deutsche Bank. Brock’s previous experience also includes equity research roles in the building products sector at Credit Suisse and HSBC.

“The long-standing success of Houlihan Lokey’s Industrials Group has been achieved by weaving together a focus on intellectual capital, deep industry relationships, and a truly global understanding of specific industrial sectors and their underlying drivers, as well as an unwavering commitment to client service and results,” said Bill Peluchiwski, Global Co-Head of the Industrials Group. “David’s investment banking expertise in the building materials and construction sectors, combined with his extensive relationships with builders and suppliers across Europe and his steadfast dedication to his clients, align remarkably well with our corporate culture, and we are excited that he has joined the team in London.”

“Houlihan Lokey’s growth in Europe over the past few years, particularly in M&A and capital markets, has been extremely impressive. I am excited for the opportunity to be part of this momentum and to be joining the market-leading Industrials team. I look forward to contributing to the continued growth of the firm and enhancing the global connectivity that benefits our industrials clients in the U.K., Europe, and beyond,” said Mr. Brock.

With 90 bankers based in Chicago, New York, London, Frankfurt, Dallas, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, Houlihan Lokey’s Industrials Group is among the largest in financial services, providing superior service and achieving outstanding results in M&A advisory as well as capital-raising, restructuring, and financial advisory services. In 2017, Houlihan Lokey was ranked the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. industrial transactions by Thomson Reuters.

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