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Houlihan Lokey Capital Markets Group appoints MD in Growth Capital and Equity Solutions Practice

Houlihan Lokey has appointed Chris Hastings as a Managing Director in the firm’s Capital Markets Group.

Hastings will join Sean Fitzgerald in New York to provide equity solutions, including growth capital, structured equity, and PIPEs, to the firm’s corporate and financial-sponsor-backed clients. In addition, Brent Surber, an existing Director in the Capital Markets Group with substantial equity placement experience, will join the expanded equity team.

Hastings has more than two decades of experience advising clients on a broad range of private capital advisory transactions. He joins Houlihan Lokey from DC Advisory, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Private Capital focusing primarily on growth capital and structured equity transactions. Prior experience includes roles in Cantor Fitzgerald’s and Credit Suisse’s private placements groups. Mr. Hastings began his career at Bear Stearns in 1999.

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