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May 20, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Alexander S. Rubin to Join as a Managing Director in Real Estate

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Moelis & Company Announces Alexander S. Rubin to Join as a Managing Director in Real Estate

New York, May 20, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Alex Rubin will join the firm in June as a Managing Director based in New York.  Mr. Rubin, who has 18 years of investment banking experience, will be responsible for providing advisory services to clients in the real estate sector.

Mr. Rubin joins from Citigroup, where he was a Managing Director in Global Real Estate Investment Banking.  In this role, Mr. Rubin advised public and private real estate clients such as REITs, real estate finance companies and private equity investment firms on a wide range of corporate finance transactions including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and recapitalizations.  Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Rubin was a Managing Director and Co-Head of European Real Estate Investment Banking at UBS based in London as well as a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch in New York.

“Alex has a long history of delivering exceptional advice to clients in the real estate sector, and we are thrilled to have him on board to build out our coverage of this critical client base,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company.  “In addition to his expertise in the United States, Alex’s extensive experience in Europe will further strengthen our growing EMEA business.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters.  The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, London, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.  For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.

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May 06, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Kasim Kutay has Joined as a Managing Director in Healthcare

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Moelis & Company Announces Kasim Kutay has Joined as a Managing Director in Healthcare

London, May 06, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Kasim Kutay has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in London.  Mr. Kutay, who has 20 years of investment banking experience, will lead the development of the firm’s European Healthcare practice and provide advisory services to certain other clients in the EMEA region.

“Growing our global business is top of mind for Moelis & Company, as demonstrated by the four major hires we have announced in London in less than two weeks,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company.  “We will continue to add world class talent like Kasim to enhance our ability to deliver outstanding, independent advice to clients.”

Mr. Kutay has a long career of providing advice to healthcare companies and spent 18 years at Morgan Stanley, where he was most recently Chairman of the European Healthcare Group.  While at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Kutay managed a leading franchise advising healthcare companies on the full spectrum of corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and other debt and equity financings.  Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Kutay was a Managing Director and Head of the Financial Solutions Group at SUN Group Advisors.

“Kasim brings tremendous experience and an extensive relationship network in the healthcare market that will be extremely valuable to our clients in this sector,” said Mark Aedy, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa.  “He will also help Moelis & Company broaden our franchise in other sectors and regions, including the Middle East, and we are thrilled to have him on board.”

Kasim Kutay commented, “I am very excited about Moelis & Company’s commitment to the healthcare sector, as evidenced by its recent senior hires in the United States.  This is a firm with serious momentum, and I look forward to working with Mark and the team to enhance our global Healthcare practice and help build our European franchise.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters.  The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, London, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.  For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.

Note to Editors
1. On 22nd April, Moelis & Company announced that Mark Aedy will join the firm in June as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking.

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April 29, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Matthew Prest and Charles Noel-Johnson to Join in Recapitalization and Restructuring

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Moelis & Company Announces Matthew Prest and Charles Noel-Johnson to Join in Recapitalization and Restructuring

London, April 29, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Matthew Prest and Charles Noel-Johnson will join the firm’s Recapitalization & Restructuring Group in July and will be based in London. Mr. Prest and Mr. Noel-Johnson, who have worked together for over five years, were previously at Close Brothers where they built a leading European restructuring practice.

The appointments of Mr. Prest and Mr. Noel-Johnson follow Moelis & Company’s announcement on 22nd April that Mark Aedy will join the firm in June as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking based in London.

“Our team in London is now gaining real momentum, and we continue to expand our offering in Europe to provide clients with financial advisory services in areas which are proving critical in today’s environment,” commented Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company.  “Adding Matthew and Charles to our team demonstrates our commitment to establish the firm as a premier provider of restructuring advice in Europe.  This important step further strengthens Moelis & Company’s global restructuring franchise, which currently has over 60 professionals advising clients on restructuring matters in the United States.”

Mr. Prest has over 15 years of restructuring experience and will join Moelis & Company as a Managing Director.  Prior to this appointment, Mr. Prest was a Managing Director and Head of the European Restructuring Group at Close Brothers in London where he led a number of complex restructurings across a broad range of industries.  Mr. Prest joined Close Brothers from M&G Investment Management Limited where he was a Director of Restructuring.  Prior to that, he spent eight years at KPMG in both London and Thailand as part of its Restructuring team.

Mr. Noel-Johnson will join Moelis & Company as an Executive Director.  Prior to this appointment, Mr. Noel-Johnson was a Director in the European Restructuring Group at Close Brothers, where during the past eight years he has advised a wide array of corporates, sponsors and creditors across Europe on restructuring and distressed M&A transactions.  Prior to Close Brothers, Mr. Noel-Johnson worked at JPMorgan for two years in Asset Management in both London and New York.

Mark Aedy said, “Matthew and Charles are highly respected bankers in their field and bring long-standing experience in the restructuring arena that will be invaluable to the team here in London.  We look forward to working with them to establish our Recapitalization & Restructuring practice in Europe and provide premium advice to our growing client base.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters.  The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, London, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.  For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.

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April 27, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Jared J. Dermont to Join as a Managing Director in Recapitalization & Restructuring

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Moelis & Company Announces Jared J. Dermont to Join as a Managing Director in Recapitalization & Restructuring

New York, April 27, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Jared Dermont will join the firm in May as a Managing Director in its Recapitalization & Restructuring Group.  Mr. Dermont, who will be based in New York, brings over 13 years of mergers and acquisitions and restructuring experience to the firm.

Mr. Dermont was most recently a Managing Director at Rothschild, where he originated and executed numerous in-court and out-of-court restructuring and M&A transactions for companies, creditors and regulators across a wide spectrum of industries.  Prior to Rothschild, Mr. Dermont was a Vice President in the Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Banc of America Securities.  He began his career at Peter J. Solomon Company.

Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, commented, “Jared’s appointment further demonstrates our strategy of adding top talent to enhance our client coverage across products, sectors and regions as we build a global full-service investment bank.”

In a joint statement, Thane Carlston and Bill Derrough, Co-Heads of Moelis & Company’s Recapitalization & Restructuring Group, said, “We have known Jared for many years and are thrilled to welcome him to our growing team, where we have added three Managing Directors in just over a month.  Jared’s breadth of experience in distressed situations as both a restructuring expert and M&A advisor will be particularly valuable to our clients as they navigate the challenging environment.”

Since the formation of its Recapitalization & Restructuring Group in July 2008, Moelis & Company has over 60 professionals actively engaged in advising companies, creditors and shareholders on various restructuring transactions.  The firm has provided out-of-court solutions to clients such as American Media, Ashton Woods Homes and Westwood One and is currently advising on many in-court restructurings for companies including Aleris International and Idearc Inc. and for the creditors of LyondellBasell Industries and Tribune Company.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters.  The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles.  For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.

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April 22, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Mark Aedy to Join as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking

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Moelis & Company Announces Mark Aedy to Join as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking

London, April 22, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Mark Aedy will join the firm in June as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking based in London. Mr. Aedy, a 30-year investment banking veteran, will lead Moelis & Company’s ongoing expansion in EMEA, further strengthening the firm’s global investment banking capabilities. Mr. Aedy will also be appointed to the firm’s Management Committee.

Mr. Aedy has had a long and distinguished career in the industry, with extensive experience building and managing leading investment banking franchises. Most recently, he served as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Corporate and Investment Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to that role, he held several senior management positions at Merrill Lynch in EMEA, including Head of Investment Banking and Head of Multi Industries. Before joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, Mr. Aedy was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust. Over the course of his career, Mr. Aedy has advised many of the most prominent clients across EMEA on critical strategic transactions.

“Building a premier global franchise is a top priority for Moelis & Company,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “In addition to Mark’s extensive client relationships and advisory expertise, he is an outstanding builder of businesses and the ideal person to lead our efforts in Europe. Mark’s appointment is an important step forward as we build a global full service investment bank and continue to provide superior advice and solutions to our clients.”

“Now more than ever, clients value exceptional independent strategic advice, which is the cornerstone of the Moelis & Company franchise and what attracted me to this firm,” commented Mark Aedy. “I am excited to build a team that complements our first class operation in the United States and the significant progress that has been made there. This is a company with big ambitions and unparalleled commitment to clients, and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued success.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters.  The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, London, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.  For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.

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March 23, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Steven G. Panagos to Join as a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Recapitalization & Restructuring

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Moelis & Company Announces Steven G. Panagos to Join as a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Recapitalization & Restructuring

New York, March 23, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Steve Panagos will join the firm in April as a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of its Recapitalization & Restructuring Group.  Mr. Panagos is a widely recognized turnaround expert who will provide restructuring advisory services and solutions to the firm’s clients.

Mr. Panagos has a long and distinguished career of leading complex bankruptcies and reorganizations across a broad spectrum of industries.  Mr. Panagos was the National Practice Leader of Kroll Zolfo Cooper’s Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Practice.  During his 20 year tenure at Kroll Zolfo Cooper, Mr. Panagos provided restructuring advice to numerous companies and also served as Chief Operating Officer and President of Krispy Kreme, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer of Penn Traffic Supermarkets as well as several interim management positions at many other companies.  Before joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Panagos was a Founder of Panagos Katz Situational Investing.

“Steve has a 20 year track record of successfully guiding companies through incredibly challenging and transformational processes,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company.  “His vast restructuring and turnaround experience will be invaluable to our clients in the current environment.”

Thane Carlston, Co-Head of the Recapitalization & Restructuring Group, said, “In addition to his deep restructuring expertise, Steve adds operational acumen which is critical to building the premier recapitalization and restructuring practice in the industry.  We are thrilled to have Steve further strengthen our ability to provide the highest quality advice and solutions to our clients.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters.  The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles.  For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.

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March 12, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Stanley W. Holtz has Joined as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces Stanley W. Holtz has Joined as a Managing Director

Chicago, March 12, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Stan Holtz has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in Chicago.  Mr. Holtz, who has almost 20 years of investment banking experience, will lead the firm’s coverage effort in the telecommunications sector.

Mr. Holtz joins from Bank of America, where he was most recently a Managing Director and Head of US Telecom Investment Banking.  While at Bank of America, Mr. Holtz built a leading franchise advising telecom companies on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, restructurings and leveraged buyouts.  Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Holtz was a Managing Director and Head of US Wireless Communication Services Investment Banking at UBS as well as a Managing Director in the Media and Telecommunications Group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.  Mr. Holtz began his career at Smith Barney.

“We have worked with Stan for many years and are very pleased to have him join our team as we add new sectors of expertise and continue to expand our footprint in the Midwest,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company.  “Stan’s deep relationships and extensive telecom experience will be of tremendous value as we strengthen our coverage of this important industry.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters.  The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles.  For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.

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March 04, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Christopher Ryan has Joined as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces Christopher Ryan has Joined as a Managing Director

New York, March 04, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Chris Ryan has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York.  Mr. Ryan will advise clients on risk and balance sheet-related matters and continue the expansion of the firm’s capital markets capabilities.

Mr. Ryan has over 25 years of investment banking and fixed income experience, including trading, structuring, capital markets, research, sales and risk management as well as extensive experience building and managing fixed income businesses around the world.  Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Ryan spent nine years at UBS Investment Bank, where he was Global Head of Credit Fixed Income.  Before UBS, Mr. Ryan was Global Head of Syndicated Loans at Lehman Brothers, which he joined in 1992.  He was the sole founder of the firm’s loan business.  Mr. Ryan began his career at Salomon Brothers.

“Now more than ever, unique expertise in credit and risk assessment is essential to help our clients evaluate their balance sheets and portfolios,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company.  “Chris is an outstanding credit professional who brings tremendous experience on balance sheet issues and a keen understanding of complex risks.  We are very pleased to have Chris lead this important effort, which further demonstrates our commitment to building a full service investment bank.”

Chris Ryan stated, “Moelis & Company’s strong growth trajectory and exceptional client focus make the firm an ideal platform to develop new businesses.  Risk advisory and capital markets are natural areas of expansion for the firm, and we will continue to develop new capabilities to support our clients with comprehensive advice and solutions.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters.  The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles.  For more information, please visitw ww.moelis.com.

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February 11, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Roger W. Hoit has Joined as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces Roger W. Hoit has Joined as a Managing Director

New York, February 11, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Roger Hoit has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Hoit, who has over 20 years of investment banking experience, will focus on providing advisory services to financial sponsors, enhancing the firm’s coverage of this critical client base.

Mr. Hoit was previously a Managing Director in the Global Financial Sponsors Group at Morgan Stanley where he built a leading franchise advising financial sponsors and their portfolio companies on strategic transactions and investment opportunities. In this role, he originated and executed the full spectrum of corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, equity and debt financings and derivative transactions. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2000, Mr. Hoit was a Managing Director at SG Cowen, a division of Société Générale, and previously a Managing Director and Partner at Gleacher & Co. Mr. Hoit began his career at PaineWebber Incorporated.

Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, said, “Bringing Roger on board further demonstrates our commitment to the financial sponsor community, a client base that has always been important to our firm. Roger’s long-standing senior relationships and tremendous experience make him the ideal addition to expand our financial sponsors coverage effort.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, capital raising and other corporate finance matters and manages investment funds that integrate capital solutions with the firm’s advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles. For further information on Moelis & Company, please visit www.moelis.com.

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January 15, 2009

Moelis & Company Announces Dominick Petrosino has Joined as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces Dominick Petrosino has Joined as a Managing Director

New York, January 15, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Dominick Petrosino has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Petrosino, who has over 15 years of capital markets and investment banking experience, will focus on providing capital raising advice and solutions to the firm’s clients.

Mr. Petrosino was previously at Bear Stearns where he was the Head of Leveraged Finance Capital Markets. While at Bear Stearns, he managed a leading business focused on providing capital structure solutions, including underwriting, structuring and executing leveraged loans, high yield notes and mezzanine financings. In this role, Mr. Petrosino advised clients across a broad range of industries on leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings, recapitalizations and other capital structure matters. Prior to joining Bear Stearns in 2000, Mr. Petrosino was a Vice President of High Yield Corporate Finance at Chase Securities and previously a Vice President in Chase’s Global Mining & Metals Group.

“Dom’s tremendous experience and relationships with capital providers will be highly valuable to help our clients evaluate their capital structures and explore financing solutions,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “He is the ideal partner to our growing Recapitalization & Restructuring Group to support our clients in this challenging environment.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, capital raising and other corporate finance matters and manages investment funds that integrate capital solutions with the firm’s advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles. For further information on Moelis & Company, please visit www.moelis.com.

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September 10, 2008

Moelis & Company Announces Andrew Shore has Joined as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces Andrew Shore has Joined as a Managing Director

New York, September 10, 2008

Moelis & Company announced today that Andrew Shore has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York.  Mr. Shore, who has over 20 years of investment banking and research experience, will lead the firm’s coverage of household and personal care companies and further expand its effort in the consumer and retail sector.

Mr. Shore joins from J.P. Morgan where he was most recently a Managing Director in the Global Consumer Products Group and built a leading franchise advising clients in the global household and personal care industries on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and a broad range of financial advisory services. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Mr. Shore was a Managing Director in Deutsche Bank’s Consumer Products and Retail Group and previously an Institutional Investor-ranked Research Analyst and the Head of Deutsche Bank’s Global Consumer Products Strategy, which included analysis and portfolio construction of food, beverage, tobacco and household products stocks.  Before Deutsche Bank, Mr. Shore was a Managing Director at both Paine Webber and Prudential Securities and began his career at Shearson Lehman Brothers.

“Andrew brings two decades of expertise in the household and personal care sectors and is a tremendous addition to our growing consumer products and retail team,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company.  “His deep industry knowledge and relationships, not only as a banker, but also as a research analyst, will be particularly valuable to our clients.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate finance matters and manages investment funds that integrate capital solutions with the firm’s advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago.  For further information on Moelis & Company, please visit www.moelis.com.

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April 10, 2008

Moelis & Company Announces Thane Carlston and William Derrough to Join as Managing Directors and Co-Heads of Restructuring Group

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Moelis & Company Announces Thane Carlston and William Derrough to Join as Managing Directors and Co-Heads of Restructuring Group

New York, April 10, 2008

Moelis & Company announced today that Thane Carlston and William Derrough will join the firm in July as Managing Directors and Co-Heads of the firm’s Restructuring Group based in New York. Mr. Carlston and Mr. Derrough, who have worked together on restructuring transactions for over 17 years, were previously at Jefferies & Company where they built a leading restructuring practice as Co-Heads of the Recapitalization and Restructuring Group.

Mr. Carlston spent 10 years at Jefferies advising clients in a variety of industries on exchange offers, recapitalizations, restructurings, financings, and M&A transactions. Before joining Jefferies, he worked at Chanin and Company, a boutique investment banking firm specialized in providing restructuring advice.

Mr. Derrough also spent 10 years at Jefferies where he advised a wide spectrum of clients and investors on restructurings, recapitalizations, financings, mergers, and other engagements. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Derrough was a Principal at Doyle & Boissiere, a private investment firm, and before this, worked at Chanin and Company and Salomon Brothers.

“Building a world class restructuring franchise has been a top priority of Moelis & Company, particularly as our clients face a more challenging economic environment,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “Thane and Bill bring tremendous restructuring experience and expertise, and we could not be more pleased to have them lead this effort for us. This important step further demonstrates our commitment to provide the highest quality advice and solutions to support our clients.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate finance matters and manages investment funds which integrate capital solutions with the firm’s advisory expertise. Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Los Angeles and Boston.

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January 30, 2008

Moelis & Company Announces Edward Eppler has Joined as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces Edward Eppler has Joined as a Managing Director

Los Angeles & New York, January 30, 2008

Moelis & Company announced today that Edward Eppler has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Eppler, who has seventeen years of investment banking experience, will lead the firm’s coverage effort in the aerospace and defense sector.

Mr. Eppler joins from CIBC World Markets, where he most recently was the Head of the Aerospace and Defense Group. While at CIBC, Mr. Eppler successfully built leading market positions in several industry sectors, including aerospace and defense, communications technology, and industrial services. He initiated and managed the full spectrum of corporate finance transactions, including public and private equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructurings, leveraged buyouts, and a broad range of financial advisory services.

Prior to joining CIBC, Mr. Eppler was an officer at S.N. Phelps & Co., a Vice President at First Funding Corp. and before this, began his career at E.F. Hutton and Company, Inc. Mr. Eppler has an M.B.A. in finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a B.A. in history from Middlebury College.

Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, said, “Ed’s expertise in the aerospace and defense sector makes him the ideal addition to the Moelis & Company team as we expand our efforts in this important sector. His extensive experience and relationships will be tremendously valuable as we grow our business and continue to provide the highest quality advice to our clients.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate finance matters and manages investment funds which integrate capital solutions with the firm’s advisory expertise. Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in Los Angeles, New York and Boston.

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January 14, 2008

Moelis & Company Announces Mark Henkels has Joined as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces Mark Henkels has Joined as a Managing Director

Los Angeles & New York, January 14, 2008

Moelis & Company announced today that Mark Henkels has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Henkels, who has seventeen years of investment banking experience, will provide advisory services to general industrial companies, with an additional focus on companies in the metals and mining sector.

Mr. Henkels was previously with CIBC World Markets for six years, where he most recently was the Head of the Industrial Growth and Services Group. While at CIBC, Mr. Henkels built one of Wall Street’s leading industrial franchises serving senior executives in the metals, capital goods, chemicals, aerospace and defense, logistics and building products sectors.

Prior to joining CIBC, Mr. Henkels was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch, responsible for the global capital goods, building products, steel and aluminum sectors. Mr. Henkels’ previous positions include: Director in Salomon Brothers’ Select Industries Group; Vice President in Smith Barney’s Metals and Mining Group; and Senior Vice President, General Corporate Finance at Kemper Securities. Mr. Henkels has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Accounting from Creighton University.

Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, said, “Mark has a long and distinguished career advising industrial companies, and we are thrilled he has joined the Moelis & Company team. His industry expertise and exceptional client relationships enhance our ability to provide comprehensive solutions to our clients in this dynamic sector.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate finance matters and manages investment funds which integrate capital solutions with the firm’s advisory expertise. Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in Los Angeles, New York and Boston.

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October 09, 2007

Moelis & Company Announces Robert Crowley has Joined as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces Robert Crowley has Joined as a Managing Director

Los Angeles and New York, October 09, 2007

Moelis & Company Holdings LLC announced today that Robert Crowley has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in Boston. Mr. Crowley, who has over thirteen years of investment banking experience, will manage the build-out of the Boston office and lead the firm’s coverage effort in the homebuilding sector upon receipt of Moelis & Company’s broker-dealer registration.

Mr. Crowley joins from UBS Investment Bank, where he was most recently the Global Head of High Yield Capital Markets. Prior to this role, he was a senior investment banker in the firm’s Global Industrial Group, where he led top franchises in the homebuilding and environmental services sectors.

Mr. Crowley began his investment banking career at Salomon Brothers and worked at BankBoston before joining UBS. Prior to becoming an investment banker, Mr. Crowley was an Institutional Investor ranked high yield research analyst covering the homebuilding/building materials sectors.

“We have worked with Bob for many years and know he has outstanding client relationships and real expertise in the homebuilding space,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “Hiring Bob is consistent with our goal of attracting leading talent to expand our reach into new sectors of focus and provide world class advice to our clients.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company Holdings LLC will be a relationship-based financial advisory and investment management firm that will provide advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other corporate finance transactions and manage investment funds which will integrate capital solutions with the firm’s advisory expertise. Moelis & Company will serve a broad client base through its offices in Los Angeles, New York and Boston. The launch of the firm’s advisory business is pending receipt of its broker-dealer registration and other regulatory approvals.