Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, has announced the hiring of David Schneider as managing director in the industrials group.

David Schneider joins after spending his entire 13 year career at Deutsche Bank, focused on the chemicals sector. While at Deutcshe, Schneider advised clients across the world in a range of corporate finance transactions including M&A and debt and equity financings.

“We are delighted that David has joined our global chemicals coverage team to better serve our clients in this important and growing sector,” said William Peluchiwski, global head of the Industrials Group at Houlihan Lokey.

“Houlihan Lokey’s global chemicals practice has built an outstanding track record advising both corporates and sponsors around the world to deliver best-in-class services and help clients achieve superior results,” said David Schneider.