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,...