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Investment Banking Associate | Industrials

  • Job
    Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Banking & Finance
  • $175K - $225K
  • Minneapolis
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  • You need at least 3 years of work experience, 1 year in investment banking, a standout undergraduate degree, strong financial skills, and excellent communication abilities. Curiosity, independence, and a problem-solving mindset are essential. Organizational skills and deadline focus are key.
  • You will support investment banking transactions for industrials clients by building relationships, conducting financial analysis, developing valuation models, and supervising junior team members.


  • The environment at Houlihan Lokey is collegial entrepreneurial, and as such, rewards high-performing team members that are driven to succeed with substantial responsibility. The ideal candidate should be motivated, creative and outgoing, and possess:
  • At least three years of professional working experience
  • At least one year of investment banking or similar experience
  • An undergraduate degree with academic distinction
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting and finance
  • Extensive financial modeling experience and strong analytical abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A very high degree of intellectual curiosity and the ability to think independently
  • The ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and hit deadlines in a highly organized manner
  • An independent, solution-focused mindset


  • Associates are an integral part of Houlihan Lokey’s business activities and play a key role in the delivery of exceptional service to our clients around the globe. Houlihan Lokey hires Associates to work specifically as part of industry aligned teams, assisting with a variety of investment banking services and transactions. This position will be based in Houlihan Lokey’s Minneapolis office, working with their established team of Industrials Group bankers. Corporate Finance associates support all facets of new business development and investment banking engagements by:
  • Building relationships and maintaining direct contact with current and prospective clients
  • Participating in end-to-end transaction execution including:
  • Preparing client marketing presentations
  • Analyzing historical and projected financial information
  • Developing complex financial and valuation models
  • Coordinating transaction execution and performing business due diligence
  • Participating in the development of recommendations to clients alongside senior bankers
  • Managing and supervising junior banking team member


What kind of experience is required for the Investment Banking Associate | Industrials position at Houlihan Lokey?

The ideal candidate should have at least three years of professional working experience, with at least one year of investment banking or similar experience.

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Mission & Purpose

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global 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, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm’s commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past six consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past seven consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, all based on a number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv.