Houlihan Lokey Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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3.7
65%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
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Houlihan Lokey Co-CEO Scott Beiser
Scott Beiser
77 Ratings
Pros
  • "Lots of deal flow and good exposure to M&A(in 24 reviews)

  • "Good learning opportunity, smart people, interesting deals(in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "At times long hours and weekend work(in 31 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance is a bit of a challenge across service lines(in 16 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
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  1. "Good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good company for a fresher

    Cons

    None to say about the company

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  2. "m m;mlmlk"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Neem-Ka-Thana

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time

    Pros

    Love the environment and the employer

    Cons

    low paying rude customers and people


  3. Helpful (2)

    "FRG at Houlihan"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time

    Pros

    Develop great analytical skills, modelling skills, presentation skills, ability to work with lean team and take on responsibility, and solid work ethic.

    Cons

    Very long hours, tough environment in terms of abrasive people, will always go above and beyond what is required i.e., inefficient work style.

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  4. "Great culture and good learning experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I have been working at Houlihan Lokey full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and very collaborative teammates who are willing to teach

    Cons

    Steep learning curve - you have to put in extra effort to stay ahead of the curve

  5. "Hardworking & great name"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Houlihan Lokey full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some of the smartest and hardest working people.

    Cons

    Work life balance can be tough.

  6. "Work hard, and get rewarded financially and via exits"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Houlihan Lokey full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Learn a lot - long hours from the start force you to learn. Heavy debt work so good exits in debt PE.

    Cons

    Hours - but its part of the culture

  7. "Great compensation and deal experience"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Restructuring Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Houlihan Lokey full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great compensation and deal experience

    Cons

    Houlihan does not really have a culture. It's all about work

  8. "good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey part-time

    Pros

    Great company and have a lot to learn

    Cons

    quite far from my home

  9. "Good"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of learning opportunities. Name is well recognized on the street

    Cons

    The hours can be brutal

  10. "Good place to work, long hours"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great learning opportunity, good benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, competitive, high paced

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