CBIZ Valuation Group LLC — The Lawrenceville, N.J., firm hired valuation specialist Adam McArthur to be a Western region managing partner. McArthur provides appraisals on corporations, intangible assets, partnerships and professional practices. He also provides litigation support and expert witness testimony in relation to business and intangible asset valuation. He arrives from Strategic Valuation Group LLC (SVG) where he was a principal. Prior to that, he held various positions in the valuation and litigation support practices of Los Angeles-based Desmond Marcello & Amster, Calabasas, Calif.-based Business Enterprise Appraisal Company Inc., New York-based Webush Morgan Securities Inc. and now defunct investment bank Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette.
Houlihan Lokey — The New York investment bank poached two advisers from C&Co/PrinceRidge. Leland Harrs, who has 20 years of experience in the chemicals sector, has joined Houlihan Lokey’s industrials group as a managing director. He will be based in New York and oversee the firm’s chemicals coverage. Separately, James Holmes has joined the investment bank’s industrials group as a vice president, also focusing on the chemicals sector and based in New York. Both Harrs and Holmes join from C&Co/PrinceRidge where Harrs was a managing director, leading that firm’s chemicals team, and Holmes was a vice president, working on advisory and financing mandates across several sectors. Before C&Co/PrinceRidge, Harrs and Holmes were both at KeyBanc Capital Markets.