His background, working with a wide range of financial institutions, fits directly with our capabilities to add value to hedge funds, private equity firms and financial services institutions.
Chicago, IL (Vocus) June 13, 2009
Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Bruce Lohman as a Managing Director in the Corporate Development Group. Bruce works with a wide range of domestic and international financial services institutions. In this role, Bruce focuses on providing fairness opinions, solvency opinions, valuations services, complex securities valuation, transaction services, structured finance advisory and financial restructuring services.
"We are extremely pleased that Bruce has joined our firm. His expertise in derivatives, structured finance and distressed financial workouts is a terrific complement to our existing services platform," said Andrew D. Smith, Founder and President of Houlihan Smith & Company. "His background, working with a wide range of financial institutions, fits directly with our capabilities to add value to hedge funds, private equity firms and financial services institutions."
Bruce has over twenty years of experience in global derivatives, structured products, corporate credit and bankruptcy workout transactions working with a wide range of corporate institutions, financial institutions and special purpose vehicle end users.
Previously, Bruce worked at ABN Amro where he was a Managing Director on the Global Derivatives Team. In his career, Bruce has focused on special purpose counterparty risk, securitization, derivatives accounting, ISDA documentation and bundled financing solutions.
Bruce executed a diverse range of large scale, complex derivatives and structured transactions across a wide range of credit, market value and rates markets. Bruce originated, structured, executed and then terminated successfully a multi-billion notional portfolio of derivatives supporting single seller mortgage securitizations and bespoke repo agreements. Bruce has spoken at numerous industry conferences.
Bruce earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors from the University Of Notre Dame and a Masters of Business Administration from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. Bruce has served as a Board Member for the Emerald City Theatre Company and the Gus Lohman Youth Sports and Activities Foundation.
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