Livingstone Expands LA Office with Houlihan Lokey Hire, And Expands Chicago-Based Analyst Team

CHICAGO IL – Livingstone is pleased to announce several additions to the US team. Colin Campbell has joined the Media & Tech and Business Services practices as an Associate Director, based in Los Angeles while Justin Cho and Christian Smith both join Livingstone as Analysts based in the Chicago office.

Prior to joining Livingstone, Colin spent 4 years at Houlihan Lokey honing his skills in the Business Services group. Colin holds a B.S in Business Administration and an MBA in Corporate Finance and Valuations from the University of Southern California. Colin also serves as an Adjunct professor at the USC Marshall School of Business and sits on the USC Marshall Partners board for the Greater Los Angeles Region.

“Colin’s strong track record in Business Services makes him a perfect addition to the team,” said Brennan Libbey, Partner and head of Business Services. “Adding Colin to the team will substantially enhance the exceptional client service we deliver to clients and contribute meaningfully to the growth of the practice. I look forward to introducing Colin to our client base as we build our market-leading Business Services team.”

“I’m excited to join a leading independent investment bank that combines a truly unique culture, global footprint and comprehensive service offering,” said Mr. Campbell. “Livingstone has an impressive record of providing independent, differentiated advice that leads to exceptional outcomes for clients.”

Justin Cho joins Livingstone as an Analyst alongside Christian Smith. Justin graduated from the Washington University in St. Louis where he double majored in Finance and Accounting. Christian graduated summa cum laude from Miami University’s Farmer School of Business. Both team members will be based in Chicago and contribute to Livingstone’s considerable research needs.

Stephen Miles, Managing Partner, comments, “We’re delighted to welcome such a talented group of professionals to the Livingstone team. We have been pleased by the accelerated level of M&A activity amongst our clientele; adding exceptional talent directly reflects our commitment to provide the excellent service they’ve come to expect as we continue to expand our firm.”

Livingstone’s latest announcement comes on the heel of the recent expansion of the Global Marketing Team. Today, Livingstone has over 120 professionals across seven global offices. The firm looks forward to announcing additional team members in the coming months.

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