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Kleinberg Kaplan Represented MESA Securities, Inc. in its Acquisition by Houlihan Lokey

Firm News | June 22, 2015

Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C. represented MESA Securities, Inc., a leading New York-based independent advisory firm that provides mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and other strategic advisory services, on its acquisition by Houlihan Lokey.

Jonathan A. Ain led Kleinberg Kaplan’s M&A team, with assistance from Tej Prakash and tax assistance from James D. McCann and Justin J.R. Reda.

Founded in 2008, MESA focuses on serving high-growth companies across the media and entertainment landscape. Core areas of focus include film, television, music, sports, live entertainment, and digital media, including key verticals such as games, interactive, advertising, and e-commerce.

Houlihan Lokey is an international investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, valuation, financial restructuring, and strategic consulting. The MESA team will join Houlihan Lokey’s existing Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Group.