Mr. Muir is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Data & Analytics Group. He is based in the firm’s New York office.
With over a decade of corporate finance experience, Mr. Muir has specialized in the media and technology sectors, where he has advised on a large number of sellside, buyside, and fundraising mandates. His notable deals prior to joining Houlihan Lokey include the sale of Bureau van Dijk to Moody’s, the sale of Sequel and Power Advocate to Verisk, Wood Mackenzie, 7city, PFC Energy, Stylesight, BENTEK Energy, Complinet, Informa’s acquisition of Elsevier Business Intelligence, Point Carbon, New Energy Finance, VNU Business Media Europe, and Dow Jones’ German E&C Trade Publications company.
Mr. Muir was a Managing Director with Quayle Munro prior to its acquisition by Houlihan Lokey in 2018. He joined Quayle Munro following its acquisition of The van Tulleken Co in 2008. Previously, Mr. Muir worked at Regent Associates, an independent M&A specialist in the IT, new media, and telecommunications sectors. He has also held roles within The van Tulleken Company, Credit Suisse, Chase Manhattan, and Natwest Financial Markets.
Mr. Muir earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Economics from the University of Natal, South Africa, and holds ACMA certification.