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21 June 2012
HOULIHAN LOKEY BOOSTS HEALTHCARE BANKING COVERAGE WITH M&A FOCUSED NEW HIRE
CHICAGO – June 21, 2012 – Houlihan Lokey, the international investment bank, today announced that D. Dmitry Krasnik has joined the firm's Healthcare investment banking group to lead its healthcare IT and technology enabled services franchise. Mr. Krasnik is based in Chicago, reporting to Mark Francis and Patrick Hurst, Managing Directors and Co-Heads of the Healthcare Group.
Mr. Krasnik joins from JMP Securities, where he was a managing director providing strategic and capital raising investment banking services to healthcare IT and healthcare services clients. Prior to JMP, Mr. Krasnik spent seven years at William Blair & Company, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare IT and healthcare services space. Over the course of his career, he has advised on more than 50 healthcare transactions.
“Dmitry’s significant experience and depth of relationships in the sector will enhance the group’s capability to advise clients on a full range of M&A and capital markets strategies in the healthcare IT and technology enabled services sectors,” said Mr. Francis. “We’re excited to have him join as we continue to expand our leading healthcare investment banking group.”
Mr. Krasnik holds an MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a B.A. in economics from Carleton College.
About the Healthcare Group
Houlihan Lokey’s Healthcare Group is a recognized leader in M&A advisory and capital-raising services. With close to 25 dedicated investment bankers the group is one of the largest in this space. The Healthcare Group has an excellent track record of providing innovative solutions and outstanding results for clients. In the first half of 2012, the Healthcare Group closed more than 12 M&A and capital markets transactions in the laboratory, pain management, urgent care, hospital, managed care, long-term care, home health and consumer products sectors. Thomson Reuters also ranked Houlihan Lokey’s Healthcare Group the No.1 M&A advisor for all U.S. healthcare deals in the first quarter of 2012.
Houlihan Lokey is an international investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial 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.
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