December 21, 2023

Willkie advised leading private equity advisory firm Triago and its shareholders in connection with global investment bank Houlihan Lokey, Inc.’s acquisition of Triago.

On December 21, Triago announced that it signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Houlihan Lokey. It will join Houlihan Lokey’s Private Funds Group, establishing it as one of the preeminent global private capital advisory platforms. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first half of 2024, pending regulatory approval.

Founded in Paris in 1992, Triago is a global private equity advisory firm providing capital raising services, secondary transaction advisory, and strategic solutions for general partners and limited partners.

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory.

The Willkie team was led by partner Fabrice Veverka, and included partner Ryan Giggs, counsel Charles Fillon and associate Axel Rogeon.