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November 19, 2014

Moelis & Company Management to Speak at the Goldman Sachs US Emerging/SMID Cap Growth Conference

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Moelis & Company Management to Speak at the Goldman Sachs US Emerging/SMID Cap Growth Conference

New York, November 19, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Ken Moelis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Goldman Sachs US Emerging/SMID Cap Growth Conference on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

The presentation and a live audio webcast will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Moelis & Company website at www.moelis.com. For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available for one month on the same website following the conference.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with over 500 employees based in 16 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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November 18, 2014

Moelis & Company Prices Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

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Moelis & Company Prices Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

November 18, 2014

Moelis & Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the pricing of a public offering by the Company and selling stockholders of 5,500,000 shares of Class A common stock at a price to the public of $31.75 per share. The Company and certain of the selling stockholders have also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 825,000 shares of Class A common stock. The offering is expected to close on November 24, 2014 subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

The shares are being offered by selling stockholders, including certain of the Company’s pre-IPO equity holders and Managing Directors, other than 1,535,392 shares being offered by the Company, the proceeds of which will be used to repurchase the same number of shares or other equity interests from certain of the Company’s Managing Directors and employees. Moelis & Company will not retain any proceeds from the sale of shares of Class A common stock. The Company is conducting the offering to facilitate organized liquidity in its Class A common stock and to increase the public float of its Class A common stock.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as lead joint book-running managers for the offering. Moelis & Company LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and UBS Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. JMP Securities LLC and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, email: Prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com, or from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, telephone: 1-866-718-1649, email: prospectus@morganstanley.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and was declared effective on November 18, 2014. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors. The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors. Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters. The Firm serves its clients with over 500 employees based in 16 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which reflect the Company’s current views with respect to, among other things, its operations and financial performance. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as “outlook,” “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “continues,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “approximately,” “predicts,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “anticipates,” or the negative version of these words or other comparable words. Such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual outcomes or results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. A further list and description of these risks, uncertainties and other factors can be found in the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1, as amended. This filing and subsequent filings are available online at www.sec.gov or on request from the Company.

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November 18, 2014

Moelis & Company Management to Speak at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference

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Moelis & Company Management to Speak at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference

New York, November 18, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Rick Leaman, Managing Partner, is scheduled to present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time.

The live audio webcast will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Moelis & Company website at www.moelis.com. For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available for one month on the same website following the conference.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with over 500 employees based in 16 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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November 17, 2014

Moelis & Company Commences Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

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Moelis & Company Commences Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

New York, November 17, 2014

Moelis & Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that it has commenced a public offering of 5,500,000 shares of Class A common stock to be sold by the Company and selling stockholders. The Company and certain of the selling stockholders have also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 825,000 shares of Class A common stock.

The shares are being offered by selling stockholders, including certain of the Company’s pre-IPO equity holders and Managing Directors, other than 1,535,392 shares being offered by the Company, the proceeds of which will be used to repurchase the same number of shares or other equity interests from certain of the Company’s Managing Directors and employees.  Moelis & Company will not retain any proceeds from the sale of shares of Class A common stock.  The Company is conducting the offering to facilitate organized liquidity in its Class A common stock and to increase the public float of its Class A common stock.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as lead joint book-running managers for the offering. Moelis & Company LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and UBS Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. JMP Securities LLC and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, email: Prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com, or from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, telephone: 1-866-718-1649, email: prospectus@morganstanley.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy these securities be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with over 500 employees based in 16 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which reflect the Company’s current views with respect to, among other things, its operations and financial performance. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as “outlook,” “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “continues,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “approximately,” “predicts,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “anticipates,” or the negative version of these words or other comparable words. Such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual outcomes or results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. A further list and description of these risks, uncertainties and other factors can be found in the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1, as amended. This filing and subsequent filings are available online at www.sec.gov or on request from the Company.

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October 29, 2014

Moelis & Company Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

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Moelis & Company Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

New York, October 29, 2014

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October 08, 2014

Moelis & Company to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on October 29, 2014

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Moelis & Company to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on October 29, 2014

New York, October 08, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, will release its third quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Joe Simon, Chief Financial Officer, will also host a related conference call at 4:30pm ET on the same day (October 29, 2014) to review the financial results. Following the review, there will be a question and answer session.

Investors and analysts may participate in the live conference call by dialing 1-877-510-3938 (domestic) or 1-412-902-4137 (international) and referencing the Moelis & Company Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Call. Please dial in 15 minutes before the conference call begins. The conference call will also be accessible as a listen-only audio webcast through the Investor Relations section of the Moelis & Company website at www.moelis.com.

For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay of the call will be available for one month via telephone starting approximately one hour after the live call ends. The replay can be accessed at 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) or 1-412-317-0088 (international); the conference number is 10053709.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with over 500 employees based in 16 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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September 22, 2014

Moelis & Company Management to Speak at the JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference

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Moelis & Company Management to Speak at the JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference

New York, September 22, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Ken Moelis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

The presentation and a live audio webcast will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Moelis & Company website at www.moelis.com. For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available for one month on the same website following the conference.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with over 500 employees based in 16 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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September 10, 2014

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Jan Caspar Hoffmann as a Managing Director and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for German-Speaking Europe

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Jan Caspar Hoffmann as a Managing Director and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for German-Speaking Europe

Frankfurt, September 10, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Jan Caspar Hoffmann as a Managing Director and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for German-Speaking Europe. Mr. Hoffmann will join the Firm’s Frankfurt office in February 2015 and work alongside Professor Dr. Herbert Henzler, Senior Advisor, to provide mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advice to clients across the German-speaking region and the rest of Europe.

With over 15 years of investment banking experience, Mr. Hoffmann joins Moelis & Company from Société Générale in Frankfurt where he was Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for German-Speaking Europe and Co-Head of Corporate Finance for German-Speaking Europe. Prior to that, Mr. Hoffmann worked at Merrill Lynch for more than 10 years in Frankfurt and London.

Kasim Kutay, Co-Head of Europe at Moelis & Company, said “Germany is central to our global ambitions and we are committed to building a strong local presence. Caspar brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our global network that will greatly benefit the independent advice we provide to our clients.”

Professor Dr. Herbert Henzler added, “We expect to see increased levels of international and domestic M&A growth in Germany and are delighted to welcome Caspar to Moelis & Company.  I look forward to working with him to continue developing lasting relationships with our clients in the region and globally.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with over 500 employees based in 16 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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September 02, 2014

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Eric Cantor as Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Eric Cantor as Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors

New York, September 02, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Eric Cantor, former United States Representative for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District and former House Majority Leader, as Vice Chairman and Managing Director.  Mr. Cantor will also be elected to the Moelis & Company Board of Directors.

In his new role, Mr. Cantor will provide strategic counsel to the Firm’s corporate and institutional clients on key issues.  He will play a leading role in client development and advise clients on strategic matters.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company, said, “At Moelis & Company, we offer our clients judgment and experience in order to help them with their most important strategic and financial decisions. Eric’s judgment and tremendous experience will expand the capabilities our team brings to clients around the world as he has unique expertise in assessing complex situations and crafting innovative solutions.”

Through more than 25 years of political and business experience, Mr. Cantor has emerged as a leading voice on the economy and job creation. During his Congressional career, Mr. Cantor worked to lower taxes, eliminate excessive regulation, strengthen small businesses, and encourage entrepreneurship. His commentary was often featured in publications focusing on a wide range of issues including economic matters, health care and foreign policy.

Mr. Cantor said, “When I considered options for the next chapter of my career, I knew I wanted to join a firm with a great entrepreneurial spirit that focused on its clients. I have known Ken for some time and having followed the growth and success of his Firm, I have long admired his vision and leadership. The new model of independent banks offering conflict free advice, in a smaller more intimate environment, was a place where I knew my skills could help clients succeed.”

Mr. Moelis added, “Eric has proven himself to be a pro-business advocate and one who will enhance our boardroom discussions with CEOs and senior management as we help them navigate their most important strategic decisions.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with over 500 employees based in 15 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

Eric Cantor
Mr. Cantor was formerly United States Representative for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District and House Majority Leader. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives between 2001-2014. He was elected by his colleagues in the House to serve as the Majority Leader for the 112th and 113th Congresses where he led the public policy agenda for the House. During his time in office, Mr. Cantor was a leading voice on the economy, job creation and policies focused on improving the lives of the American middle class. He championed pro-growth solutions including lowering taxes, eliminating excessive regulation, strengthening businesses, and encouraging entrepreneurship. He was also regularly featured in publications focusing on a wide range of topics including both domestic and international matters. Mr. Cantor received his undergraduate degree from The George Washington University, his law degree from The College of William and Mary, and his master’s degree from Columbia University in New York.

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July 30, 2014

Moelis & Company Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results; Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 Per Share

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Moelis & Company Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results; Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 Per Share

New York, July 30, 2014

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July 28, 2014

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Philip Smith as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Industrial Clients

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Philip Smith as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Industrial Clients

London, July 28, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Philip Smith as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to industrial clients, with a specific focus on capital goods and automotives, in the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) region.

Mr. Smith was previously with Citigroup in both London and New York and has spent more than 17 years in the industry. At Citi, he was a Managing Director covering the bank’s large global diversified industrial clients with a focus on electrical equipment, automotive, flow control and machinery. Prior to Citi, Mr. Smith qualified as an accountant with Deloitte.

Matt Prest, Co-Head of Europe at Moelis & Company, said, “Historically, the industrials sector has been very active in M&A and we are seeing strong signs of increased activity from both corporates and financial sponsors. Strong balance sheets and broader economic stability are two of the key factors giving CEOs increased confidence to implement strategically important deals that have been on their radar for some time. We are delighted that Philip is joining us to provide our clients with the benefit of his experience and industry knowledge.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with nearly 500 employees based in 15 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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July 15, 2014

Moelis & Company to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on July 30, 2014

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Moelis & Company to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on July 30, 2014

New York, July 15, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, will release its second quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Joe Simon, Chief Financial Officer, will also host a related conference call at 4:30pm ET on the same day (July 30, 2014) to review the financial results. Following the review, there will be a question and answer session.

Investors and analysts may participate in the live conference call by dialing 1-877-510-3938 (domestic) or 1-412-902-4137 (international) and referencing the Moelis & Company Second Quarter Earnings Call. Please dial in 10 minutes before the conference call begins. The conference call will also be accessible as a listen-only audio webcast through the Investor Relations section of the Moelis & Company website at www.moelis.com.

For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay of the call will be available for one month via telephone starting approximately one hour after the live call ends. The replay can be accessed at 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) or 1-412-317-0088 (international); the conference number is 10049124.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The firm serves its clients with nearly 500 employees based in 15 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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July 01, 2014

Kenneth L. Shropshire, Wharton Professor and Corporate Lawyer, Appointed As An Independent Member of the Moelis & Company Board of Directors

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Kenneth L. Shropshire, Wharton Professor and Corporate Lawyer, Appointed As An Independent Member of the Moelis & Company Board of Directors

New York, July 01, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Kenneth L. Shropshire, Wharton professor and corporate lawyer, as an independent member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Shropshire is the David W. Hauck Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, teaching legal and business aspects of sports; business law and ethics; negotiation and dispute resolution; and diversity and the law. He is the director and founder of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative, a think-tank that generates and disseminates knowledge about the sports industry through educational programs, strategic corporate partnerships, high-level student consulting assignments, global forums and research. Mr. Shropshire also serves as Special Counsel to the global law firm Duane Morris LLP where he practices corporate law with a concentration in sports and business law.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company, said, “We are delighted to welcome Ken to the Moelis & Company board so soon after our initial public offering in April. Ken brings new perspectives and a wealth of unique experience to this role which will benefit the Firm, and our clients, greatly.”

Mr. Shropshire is also a consultant to the Miami Dolphins Foundation and the National Football League, where he assists the organization in expanding its player development and social impact program, and he currently leads the research efforts of the Major League Baseball On-Field Diversity Task Force.  His consulting roles have also included work for the NCAA, the NFL Players Association and USA Track and Field, and he was an executive on the organizing committee for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Mr. Shropshire is a founder and member of the Board of Directors of the Valley Green Bank in Philadelphia and also serves as a trustee of the Women’s Sports Foundation and the Board of Directors of Peace Players International.  He is a former president of the Sports Lawyers Association, the largest such organization in the world, and Program Chair of the ABA Forum Committee, Sports Law Section.  Mr. Shropshire is the author of numerous books and articles on the business of sports.

Mr. Shropshire is a 1980 graduate of Columbia Law School and a 1977 graduate of Stanford University.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with nearly 500 employees based in 15 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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June 16, 2014

Moelis & Company Announces the Establishment of its Private Funds Advisory Business and the Appointment of Four Managing Directors

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Moelis & Company Announces the Establishment of its Private Funds Advisory Business and the Appointment of Four Managing Directors

New York, June 16, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the establishment of its Private Funds Advisory Business which will provide capital raising, secondary and other independent advisory services to private fund sponsors and limited partners.  This business significantly expands the Firm’s leading financial sponsors’ capabilities, having advised on more than $300 billion of sponsor-related transactions over the past five years, and enhances its offering to institutional investors.

The Firm also announced the hire of four Managing Directors who have agreed to join Moelis & Company to lead the business.  Dave Brown, Patrick S. Dunleavy and Christopher D. Kirsten will be based in the Firm’s New York headquarters and Zaid Abdul-Aleem will be based in the Firm’s Chicago office.  Messrs. Brown, Dunleavy, Kirsten and Abdul-Aleem have collectively advised on a broad range of fundraises across the spectrum of investment strategies and geographies worldwide.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company, said, “Launching the Private Funds Advisory Business is an important next step in Moelis & Company’s growth strategy given our very successful financial sponsors franchise and our focus on relationships and independent advice.”

Mr. Moelis added, “These Managing Directors bring tremendous fundraising experience and expertise to our Firm.  We are excited about the market opportunity for fundraising and look forward to working with them to provide innovative capital raising services to financial sponsor clients and enhancing our ability to serve institutional investors.”

Mr. Abdul-Aleem joined Greenhill’s Private Capital Advisory Group in 2012 as a Principal. Before joining Greenhill, he was an Executive Vice President and Head of Business Development for Piedmont Investment Advisors where he was responsible for marketing and client service to U.S. institutional investors.  He previously worked in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley.

Mr. Brown was formerly a Managing Director and Co-Head of Greenhill’s Private and Real Estate Capital Advisory Groups.  He joined Greenhill in 2008 from Lehman Brothers where he served as a Senior Vice President of Lehman’s Private Fund Marketing Group.  He was previously a Director of New York Life Investment Management and prior to that played as a quarterback for 10 years in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Arizona Cardinals.

Mr. Dunleavy was formerly a Managing Director and Co-Head of Greenhill’s Private and Real Estate Capital Advisory Groups. He joined Greenhill in 2008 from Lehman Brothers where he was a Managing Director of Lehman’s Private Fund Marketing Group.  He was previously a Managing Director in the Private Fund Advisory Group at Lazard.

Mr. Kirsten was formerly a Managing Director and Chairman of Greenhill’s Private Capital Advisory Group.  He joined Greenhill in 2008 from Lehman Brothers where he was a Managing Director and Global Head of the firm’s Private Fund Marketing Group. He was previously a Director of Deutsche Bank’s Private Equity Finance Group.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with nearly 500 employees based in 15 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.

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June 03, 2014

Moelis & Company Management to Speak at the Morgan Stanley Financials Conference

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Moelis & Company Management to Speak at the Morgan Stanley Financials Conference

New York, June 03, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Ken Moelis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Morgan Stanley Financials Conference on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 12:40 p.m. Eastern Time.

The presentation and a live audio webcast will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Moelis & Company website at www.moelis.com. For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available for one month on the same website following the conference.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.  The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors.  Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with nearly 500 employees based in 15 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.