Houlihan Lokey hires distress expert KPMG’s Middleton

The Los Angeles-based investment bank hires Edward Middleton as the Asia Pacific debt market expands and opportunities for restructuring advice grows.

Houlihan Lokey said that Edward Middleton has joined the firm as a managing director and co-head of financial restructuring in Asia alongside Brandon Gale

He is based in Hong Kong, the US-listed boutique investment bank said in a statement on Monday

Middleton was a partner at KPMG, where for 10 years he was head of its restructuring services practice in China and the Asia-Pacific region Patrick Cowley is now leading KPMG China’s restructuring business, and has also stepped into the Asia-Pacific role, a KPMG spokeswoman said on Tuesday  

In this role, Middleton oversaw formal insolvency and regulatory appointments, out-of-court financial restructuring, crisis management appointments, and operational turnarounds for stressed and distressed assets  

Middleton worked on...

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