About us

Founded in 2006, Leonardo & Co. is a leading financial advisory firm focusing on independent advice in Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Fairness Opinions and Financial Restructuring.

We have a long tradition of delivering successful outcomes for our clients as a result of our extensive expertise and our vast network of industry and geographic specialists.

Starting from 2015, we operate in association with our joint venture partner Houlihan Lokey, the global independent investment bank with more than 20 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Our Italian professionals work collaboratively with the entire Houlihan Lokey network to deliver the geographic, industry and product expertise to best help our clients achieve their desired outcomes.

Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, and the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, according to Thomson Reuters.

Learn more on Houlihan Lokey’s website.

Corporate Finance


Global Equity M&A Advisor (Pitchbook)


M&A Advisor for US Transactions

$6.5+ Billion

Private Capital Raised Since 2014

Financial Restructuring


Global Restructuring Advisor

1,000 +

Aggregate Transaction Completed

$ 2.5 + Trillion

Aggregare Debt Restructured

Financial Advisory


Global M&A Fairness Opinion Advisor Over the Past 20 Years

1,000 +

Annual Valutation Engagement