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Shaun Browne

MD and Co-head of UK Corporate Finance

Houlihan Lokey

Shaun is a Managing Director and the Co-Head of UK Corporate Finance at Houlihan Lokey, working with all industry teams as well as the Financial Sponsors and Capital Markets groups. In addition, he is Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail Group in Europe. Shaun’s original area of specific expertise is in the food & beverage sector, where he has advised on more than 100 completed transactions. He is based in the firm’s London office.

Shaun was previously a Managing Director of McQueen, the London-based investment bank focused on the consumer sectors, which he co-founded in 2002. 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, Shaun co-founded the Consumer M&A team at HSBC and was CEO of HSBC Investment Bank in India.

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