Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank, has appointed Jesse Nichols to the firm’s global technology group as a managing director focused on digital infrastructure.

Nichols joins the firm after his time leading communications infrastructure M&A and advisory as a managing director with Alpina Capital. He has a history of working with financial sponsors throughout the sector and boasts previous clients including AT&T and TowerCo.

“I’m thrilled to join Houlihan Lokey and continue to leverage the momentum that the global Technology Group has built while adding depth to the thriving Digital Infrastructure practice,” says Nichols. “There is substantial opportunity in this sector, and I am excited to work on the Houlihan Lokey platform to advise digital infrastructure companies on achieving the next phase of their business through M&A or capital-raising transactions.”