Mr. Kolbrenner heads Houlihan Lokey’s Engineering & Construction practice. His recent transactions include sellside, buyside, financing, restructuring, and strategic advisory engagements, as well as fair market value, ESOP, fairness, and solvency opinions. Mr. Kolbrenner is a regular speaker at industry gatherings, including those sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Associated Builders & Contractors, Associated General Contractors, Construction Financial Managers Association, Engineering News-Record, McGraw-Hill Construction, and many others. He was recognized by Investment Dealers’ Digest as a recipient of its “Forty Under Forty” award.
Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Kolbrenner was an Associate in the asset securitization group of Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., where he was involved in structuring, marketing, and executing medium- and short-term asset-backed securities transactions. Previously, he was an Associate in the corporate department of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he focused on M&A, corporate finance, and financial derivatives.
Mr. Kolbrenner is a board member of Hollygrove Family Services, a nonprofit agency serving abused and neglected children in Los Angeles. He is also a member of Young Presidents’ Organization.
Mr. Kolbrenner graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder and holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School.