d’Oelsnitz will be a key member of the Financial Advisory Services business in London, advising financial institutions on asset valuation, regulatory risk management, liquidity, and asset and liability management issues.
d’Oelsnitz brings close to 30 years of investment banking and commercial banking experience to his new role, including senior-level positions at financial institutions throughout the United States and Europe. Most recently, he was a managing director at Pan American Financial Resources, the financial advisory subsidiary of a family office, where he was responsible for establishing a portfolio of funds in the real estate, infrastructure and debt sectors. He also advised, structured and arranged the capital structure for various corporate finance and large-scale infrastructure project finance transactions for the group and its partners.
Prior to this, he was a managing director and global head of Corporate Finance at WestLB AG in London. d’Oelsnitz previously spent 14 years in various leadership roles at DZ Bank in New York and Frankfurt.
'Financial institutions in Europe are facing greater challenges today than ever before. Consequently, as they re-think their business models, the need for understanding asset values and the different structuring solutions available to deal with current market dynamics and regulatory pressure is growing rapidly', said E.W. (Sandy) Purcell, Senior Managing Director and Head of Houlihan Lokey’s international Financial Advisory Services business. 'Oliver’s deep experience and knowledge of the European market will strengthen our team in Europe and significantly add to our global capabilities. We welcome him to the firm'.
'I am excited to be joining Houlihan Lokey during a time of growth and global expansion at the firm', d’Oelsnitz said. 'I look forward to providing both our existing and future financial institutions clients in Europe with the trusted advice and unique expertise that has come to be expected from this firm over the past 40 years'.
d’Oelsnitz spent the early years of his career at Salomon Brothers and Deutsche Bank. He earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, as well as an M.A. in international studies. He received his B.A. in economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is fluent in English, German and French.