Houlihan Lokey Reviews

Updated May 19, 2020

To filter reviews, or .
3.9
80%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
Approve of CEO
Houlihan Lokey Co-CEO Scott Beiser
Scott Beiser
69 Ratings
Pros
  • "Decent deal flow, smart managers(in 22 reviews)

  • "Great culture and smart people to work with(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours of work; weekends and sometimes during your holiday(in 26 reviews)

  • "Work life balance can be out of wack but this is standard in the industry and varies by group(in 13 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great place to be"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leading FRG practice and good MM M&A dealflow

    Cons

    3 year analyst to associate promo

    Houlihan Lokey2020-04-09
  2. "Solid Shop"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time

    Pros

    Great people and culture; excellent career opportunities both internally and beyond

    Cons

    Work life balance can be out of wack but this is standard in the industry and varies by group

    Houlihan Lokey2020-05-20
  3. "Good Experience, Bad hours"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate 

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

    Pros

    You get good deal experience and are always on active deals

    Cons

    Workload is even worse than at other banks, no huge headline deals

    Houlihan Lokey2020-05-16
  4. "High caliber teams, good pay, good resources"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time

    Pros

    Nice facilities, good resources/tools, impressive professionals, good pay

    Cons

    Workload/hours varies from team to team, and can be challenging

    Houlihan Lokey2020-05-08
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company bad management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay, location, some of the employees

    Cons

    A lot of the upper management is like a club and they don’t look out for the little people

    Houlihan Lokey2020-05-07
  6. "Portfolio Valuation and Advisory Services"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    responsibility early, strong training, and competitive atmosphere

    Cons

    poor management within my specific group, unaware/ignorant of personnel needs and appropriate workflow.

    Houlihan Lokey2020-04-22
  7. "Great Experience for IBanking"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of deal flow and good exposure to M&A

    Cons

    Banking culture can be hard at times

    Houlihan Lokey2020-03-08
  8. "Great company with incredible people"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst 

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time

    Pros

    Smart people and good culture

    Cons

    Long hours and stressful environment at times

    Houlihan Lokey2020-02-11
  9. "Alright"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I have been working at Houlihan Lokey full-time

    Pros

    Lots of room for growth Lots of responsibility

    Cons

    High stress, fast-paced, face-time, little time off

    Houlihan Lokey2019-12-24
  10. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at Houlihan Lokey full-time

    Pros

    - Great culture - Interesting work product - Cross-industry experience

    Cons

    - Inconsistent bonus allocation

    Houlihan Lokey2019-12-06
Viewing 1 - 10 of 170 Reviews