Shaun Browne, Houlihan Lokey
Shaun Browne
Co-Head of European Corporate Finance
Houlihan Lokey

Mr. Browne is Co-Head of European Corporate Finance at Houlihan Lokey, working with all industry teams as well as the Financial Sponsors and Capital Markets groups. He sits on the firm’s Management Committee. He also chairs the New Business Committee in Europe.

In addition, he is Chairman of Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail Group in Europe. His original area of expertise is in the food & beverage sector, where he has advised on more than 180 completed transactions.

Mr. Browne was previously CEO of McQueen, the London-based investment bank focused on the consumer sectors, which he co-founded in2002.

McQueen grew to be one of the most successful M&A advisors to the European consumer sector prior to its acquisition by Houlihan Lokey in 2015.

Prior to McQueen, Mr. Browne co-founded the Consumer M&A team at HSBC (1999-2002) and was CEO of HSBC Investment Bank in India (1996-1999).

He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse Coopers in London in 1988 and joined HSBC in 1992.

Shaun is married with four children(allintheir20s). He splits his time between South Cambridgeshire and London.

He chairs Front Row – the OE society for theatre, television and drama. He is a committee member of the Corporate Development Association. He is a Trustee on the Board of City Harvest UK.