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June 03, 2015

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, 2015

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 Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 11:30 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 550 employees based in 17 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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April 29, 2015

Moelis & Company Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results; Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 Per Share

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Moelis & Company Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results; Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 Per Share

New York, April 29, 2015

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April 17, 2015

Moelis & Company Files Shelf Registration Statement

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Moelis & Company Files Shelf Registration Statement

New York, April 17, 2015

Moelis & Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: MC), today announced that it has filed a shelf Registration Statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Registration Statement registers approximately 3.4 million shares of Class A common stock that may be issued over time in connection with the exchange of pre-IPO equity held by certain of the Company’s outside investors and employees.  Approximately 40% of these shares will not be eligible for exchange until after the first quarter of 2016.

As previously disclosed in connection with the Company’s IPO, the Registration Statement registers the Class A common stock that may be issued upon exchange of an equal number of Class A partnership units of Moelis & Company Group LP, as well as the possible sale by certain stockholders of Class A common stock.  The Registration Statement does not involve capital raising efforts by the Company or pre-IPO equity subject to the Managing Director four to six year lock-up.  The issuance of the Class A common stock will not increase the Company’s fully exchangeable share count.

The Registration Statement relating to these securities has been filed with the 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 an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.  A copy of the prospectus, when available, may be obtained by contacting: Moelis & Company, 399 Park Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10022.

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 550 employees based in 17 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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April 09, 2015

Moelis & Company Appoints Christopher Shaw as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Clients in the Oil and Gas Sector

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Moelis & Company Appoints Christopher Shaw as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Clients in the Oil and Gas Sector

London, April 09, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Christopher Shaw as a Managing Director in the oil and gas sector. He will work with the Firm’s team in Houston to provide financial and strategic advice to oil and gas clients globally. Mr. Shaw will join the Firm in July and will be based in London.

Mr. Shaw has nearly 20 years of oil and gas investment banking experience. He was most recently a Managing Director at Barclays focused on major oil, national oil, exploration and production, and utility clients. Prior to Barclays, Mr. Shaw spent 12 years at Citigroup and Schroders in London and New York.

Kasim Kutay, Co-Head of Europe at Moelis & Company, said, “The oil and gas sector is entering a period of consolidation as a result of the current commodity price environment, and we see great opportunity ahead for M&A and restructuring activity in the sector.  Chris’ international experience, coupled with our expertise in the US, will greatly enhance our global oil and gas network.  We are excited to welcome him to the Firm and know our clients will greatly benefit from his advice.”

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 550 employees based in 17 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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April 07, 2015

Moelis & Company to Announce First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on April 29, 2015

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Moelis & Company to Announce First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on April 29, 2015

New York, April 07, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

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 (April 29, 2015) 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 First Quarter 2015 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 10063245.

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 550 employees based in 17 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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March 27, 2015

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Benjamin Reitzes as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Technology Clients

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Benjamin Reitzes as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Technology Clients

New York, March 27, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Benjamin Reitzes as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to clients in its technology advisory business. He will join the Firm in June and will be based in New York.

Mr. Reitzes joins from Barclays, and formerly Lehman Brothers, where he was a Managing Director, Global Sector Coordinator of Technology. He was also the Senior IT Hardware & Telecom/Networking Analyst.  In these roles, he led strategy and research teams across nine countries focused on the impact of areas such as computing and data center technologies. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he was a Managing Director, Global Coordinator of IT Hardware and Senior IT Hardware Analyst at UBS Investment Bank.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, “Ben has more than 17 years of experience in the technology sector and is highly respected in the industry having been ranked among the top three analysts in his areas of expertise by Institutional Investor for 15 consecutive years. He is uniquely positioned to offer high quality advice to our clients ahead of an expected round of consolidation in the sector particularly among hardware companies. We are delighted to welcome him to the Firm as part of our global technology, media and telecom team.”

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 550 employees based in 17 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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March 19, 2015

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Jan-Philipp Pfander as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Clients in the Chemicals Sector

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Jan-Philipp Pfander as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Clients in the Chemicals Sector

London, March 19, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Dr. Jan-Philipp (JP) Pfander as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to clients in the chemicals and related materials sectors internationally. He will join the Firm in June and will be based in London.

Dr. Pfander was most recently Head of the Chemicals Group for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at JP Morgan and has over 20 years of experience in the chemicals sector. Prior to JP Morgan, Dr. Pfander was Head of European Chemicals at Lehman Brothers and spent nearly a decade at McKinsey & Company in Germany.

Kasim Kutay, Co-Head of Europe at Moelis & Company, said, “The chemicals industry is experiencing a pick-up in M&A activity as companies are increasing their exposure to differentiated technologies and growth markets while exiting underperforming assets. Global consolidation continues to create shareholder value in an industry benefitting from long-term mega trends. We are delighted that JP is joining us to provide our clients with his deep industry expertise and global perspective in chemicals.”

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 550 employees based in 17 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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February 24, 2015

Moelis & Company Announces the Official Opening of its Washington DC Office

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Moelis & Company Announces the Official Opening of its Washington DC Office

Washington DC, February 24, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the official opening of its Washington DC office, the Firm’s 17th location globally.

Historically known as the home of the U.S. Federal government, the Washington DC region has witnessed record growth over the past decade. Driven by a combination of government investment, private capital and entrepreneurial activity, the high-tech and biotech, defense, housing and hotel and lodging sectors have experienced impressive growth in the region. As a global company, Moelis & Company is constantly evaluating strategic opportunities worldwide, including those close to home like Washington DC.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company, said: “Washington DC, and its surrounding area, is becoming a more prominent global business center, yet is under-served by the investment banking community.  We believe it is important to serve clients locally, and look forward to advising our clients in this growing region.  This is about putting bankers where clients are doing business.”

Eric Cantor, Vice Chairman of Moelis & Company and former House Majority Leader, said: “Having spent a great deal of time in this area, I have witnessed first-hand its diverse and dynamic growth. Whether you are looking at Washington DC proper, the northern Virginia technology corridor or some very well-known companies based in Maryland, these firms need innovative, independent banking advice and Moelis & Company is well positioned to provide it.”

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 550 employees based in 17 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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February 19, 2015

Moelis & Company Appoints Dr. Yvonne Greenstreet to Board of Directors

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Moelis & Company Appoints Dr. Yvonne Greenstreet to Board of Directors

New York, February 19, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Dr. Yvonne Greenstreet as an independent member of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Greenstreet has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has held senior roles in research and development, strategy, commercial development and portfolio management. She was formerly Senior Vice President and Head of Medicines Development for Pfizer where she was a member of the Specialty Business global executive team. Dr. Greenstreet also spent 18 years at GlaxoSmithKline, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief of Strategy for Research and Development and a member of the corporate portfolio management board. She held a variety of positions at GlaxoSmithKline prior to this, including Chief Medical Officer for Europe.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company, said, “Yvonne’s wealth of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and her proven track record as a highly regarded business leader will greatly benefit our Firm and our clients. We are delighted to welcome her as Moelis & Company’s newest Board member.”

Dr. Greenstreet currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of products for postsurgical pain control, the Board of Directors of Advanced Accelerator Applications, a radiopharmaceutical company that develops diagnostic and therapeutic products, and the Board of Directors of Indivior, a pharmaceutical company that develops products to treat addiction. She is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Dr. Greenstreet holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, and an M.B.A. from INSEAD, France.

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 550 employees based in 17 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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February 05, 2015

Moelis & Company Reports Record Full Year 2014 Financial Results

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Moelis & Company Reports Record Full Year 2014 Financial Results

New York, February 05, 2015

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January 20, 2015

Moelis & Company to Announce Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on February 5, 2015

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Moelis & Company to Announce Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on February 5, 2015

New York, January 20, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, will release its full year and fourth quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, February 5, 2015.

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 (February 5, 2015) 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 Fourth 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 10058931.

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 550 employees based in 17 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 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.