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Mark Aedy
Managing Director & Head of EMEA and Asia Investment Banking
London

T: +44 207 634 3563

Mark Aedy is a Managing Director and Head of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Investment Banking at Moelis & Company. He has over 35 years of investment banking experience. Previously, Mr. Aedy served as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Corporate and Investment Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and was a member of the Global Corporate and Investment Banking Executive Committee. He also held several senior management positions at Merrill Lynch, including Head of Investment Banking, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Head of Metals & Mining and Head of General Industrials. Before joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, Mr. Aedy was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust.

Mr. Aedy holds a B.A. (Honours) from Durham University. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and currently serves on The Roundhouse Anniversary Committee.

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Lord Charles Allen
Advisory Chairman
London

T: +1 212 883 3800

Lord Charles Allen, Baron Allen of Kensington, CBE is the Chairman of ISS A/S, a leading global facility services company; Chairman of Global Ltd, the largest commercial radio group in the United Kingdom; as well as Chairman of 2 Sisters Food Group Ltd, a leading food production company serving the retail sector. From 2008 to May 2015, Lord Allen served as a Senior Advisor to Goldman Sachs, advising the firm’s private equity portfolio and banking business. That year, Lord Allen also joined the board of Virgin Media Group, on which he served until 2013, and the board of EMI Music, where he served as Chairman until 2010. Beginning in 1999, Lord Allen served for 10 years as a non-executive director on the board of Tesco PLC. Throughout his career, Lord Allen has also held Chief Executive Officer positions at Compass Group PLC and ITV PLC.

Lord Allen was involved with the London Olympic and Paralympic Games – serving as Vice Chairman of the London 2012 bid; and serving on the board of the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. From 2006 to 2008, he acted as the Chief Advisor to the UK Home Office, providing advice and support to the Home Secretary and the Home Office Board on various matters.

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Stephen Aulsebrook
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3633

Stephen Aulsebrook is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Aulsebrook has nearly 30 years of European investment banking experience and was most recently the CEO of Close Brothers Corporate Finance (recently renamed DC Advisory Partners) and previously Co-Chairman and Head of the European Restructuring Group at Close Brothers. Prior to this, Mr. Aulsebrook worked at Hill Samuel and Bankers Trust. He has built an extensive network of relationships in Europe, the U.S., Asia and the Middle East across leading corporations, banks, hedge funds, other principal funds and private equity investors through his work on mergers and acquisitions and financial restructuring transactions.

Mr. Aulsebrook holds a degree in Law from the University of Leeds and subsequently qualified as a Barrister at the Inns of Court School of Law. He was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple and attended the Corporate Finance Program at the London Business School.

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Geoffrey Austin
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3629

Geoffrey Austin is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specialises in advising clients in the media and communications sector. Mr. Austin has over 25 years of investment banking experience advising corporate and financial sponsor clients on many of the most significant transactions in the sector, including M&A, leveraged buyout, restructuring and debt and equity transactions. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Austin was a Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Media and Communications Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank. In this role he was responsible for a top-ranked global team focused on advising companies in the sector as well as on related coverage of financial sponsors. Before that, he worked at SG Hambros Corporate Finance, formerly known as Hambros Bank.

Mr. Austin holds an M.A. from Oriel College, Oxford University, and attended the Corporate Finance Programme at London Business School. He is President of the Oriel Society, a member of the Oriel Campaign Board and a member of the Childline Board of the NSPCC.

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Kristian Bagger
Senior Advisor
London

T: +44 207 634 3551

Kristian Bagger is a Senior Advisor at Moelis & Company. Mr. Bagger joined Moelis & Company in 2008 after a 20-year career at Deutsche Bank, most recently as a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and previously as Head of Nordic & BeNeLux Investment Banking and Head of the Industrials, Consumer and Healthcare Industry Groups. While at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Bagger built leading franchises in the Nordic and BeNeLux regions and served on Deutsche Bank’s European Investment Banking Management Committee. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Bagger was an investment banker at Smith Barney. Over the years, Mr. Bagger has advised clients in a variety of industries on the full spectrum of corporate finance matters, specializing in mergers & acquisitions.

Mr. Bagger holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.

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Liam Beere
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3661

Liam Beere is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in M&A advisory. Mr. Beere is responsible for M&A deal origination in EMEA and provides strategic advice to clients across industries globally. He has advised companies on a wide variety of complex transactions including domestic and cross-border M&A, demergers, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and private side divestments. Mr. Beere has over 25 years of investment banking experience and was previously a Managing Director and Global Head of M&A at UBS Investment Bank. He began his investment banking career at SG Warburg in 1992, which was acquired by UBS in 1996.

Mr. Beere holds a B.Sc. from Warwick University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

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Abhinav Gattani
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3560

Abhinav Gattani is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he advises clients in the technology sector on corporate finance matters. Mr. Gattani has over a decade of investment banking experience and has completed a number of high profile transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and leveraged buyouts. During his career, Mr. Gattani has advised a broad spectrum of marquee technology and non-technology clients globally, focusing on digitization, software, services, networking, digital media and internet sectors. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Gattani was an Senior Associate in Global Technology Investment Banking at Citigroup and an Associate at Goldman Sachs. He was also formerly a Senior Manager at Oracle Corporation, where he focused on business development, strategy and product management.

Mr. Gattani holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Honors from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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Alexander Hageman
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3662

Alex Hageman is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he specializes in capital markets advisory. Mr. Hageman has helped lead Moelis & Company’s EMEA equity capital markets advisory business since 2011 and many of the Firm’s IPO advisory assignments. He has extensive transaction experience executing IPOs and follow-on offerings, including the IPOs of Statoil ASA, Sophos PLC, Novatek PJSC, Ascential PLC, Neste Oil Oy, Pirelli Real Estate SpA, Europris ASA, Polypipe PLC, and Nordic Waterproofing AS. Mr. Hageman is also highly experienced in advising on and executing privatisations, with clients including the Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch and Russian governments. Previously, Mr. Hageman worked in the Equity Capital Markets groups at Citigroup and Morgan Stanley, focusing on capital raisings for clients in the corporate, private equity and governmental spheres across all sectors. Prior to his career in investment banking, he worked on the buy-side team at Robeco Asset Management.

Mr. Hageman holds an M.Sc. (Corporate Finance) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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Costas Kalisperas
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3645

Costas Kalisperas is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he focuses on advising clients in the retail sector. Mr. Kalisperas has over 20 years of corporate finance and advisory experience working with retail companies globally. Most recently, he served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Consumer Retail Group for EMEA at Barclays. Previously, Mr. Kalisperas was a Director on the Consumer & Retail teams at both Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse.

Mr. Kalisperas holds a LL.B. (Honors) from Nottingham University and an M.B.A. from the Columbia Business School. He has also previously qualified as both a Barrister and Solicitor.

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Neel Malviya
Managing Director & General Counsel – EMEA and APAC
London

T: +44 207 634 3527

Neel Malviya is a Managing Director and General Counsel for EMEA and APAC at Moelis & Company. Mr. Malviya has over 19 years of experience as a lawyer in both private practice and the financial services industry. Prior to Moelis & Company, he was head of the EMEA Investment Banking legal team at UBS Investment Bank for seven years and spent a period of time at Linklaters in London and Stockholm.

Mr. Malviya holds an L.L.B. from the University of Leeds and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. Mr. Malviya is a Qualified Solicitor in England and Wales.

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Charles Noel-Johnson
Managing Director & Co-Head of EMEA Recapitalisation & Restructuring Group
London

T: +44 207 634 3568

Charles Noel-Johnson is a Managing Director and Co-Head of EMEA Recapitalisation & Restructuring at Moelis & Company. Mr. Noel-Johnson has over 18 years investment banking experience advising a wide spectrum of clients and investors on restructurings, recapitalisations, financings and other strategic advisory transactions. Mr. Noel-Johnson has completed transactions representing over $100 billion across Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Moelis & Company in 2009, Mr Noel-Johnson was an Executive Director in the European Restructuring Group at Close Brothers and previously at JP Morgan. Mr. Noel-Johnson was honoured by Financial News’ “40 Under 40 Rising Stars in Investment Banking” in 2011 and 2012.

Mr. Noel-Johnson holds a Masters (Hons) in Politics from Edinburgh University and studied Political Science & International Relations at the University of California, San Diego. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

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Jan-Philipp Pfander
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3592

Jan-Philipp Pfander is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he advises clients in the chemicals and related materials sectors. 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.

Dr. Pfander holds a Diploma in Microbiology from the Technical University of Munich and a PhD from the University of Oldenburg, Germany.

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Matthew Prest
Managing Director & Co-Head of Europe
London

T: +44 207 634 3567

Matthew Prest is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Europe at Moelis & Company. Mr. Prest was most recently Managing Director at Close Brothers in London. He has advised clients across a broad range of industries on leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and other capital structure matters. Mr. Prest joined Close Brothers from M&G Investment Management Limited where he was a Director in the Fixed Income team. Prior to that, he spent eight years at KPMG in London which included significant assignments in both Asia and the Middle East as well as Europe.

Mr. Prest holds a B.A. in History from the University of Warwick.

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Benoit Renon
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3580

Benoit Renon is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Renon was previously a Managing Director and Head of European Consumer Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley in London. At Morgan Stanley, Mr. Renon was responsible for industry coverage of consumer clients including food, beverage, tobacco and home and personal care companies across Europe, working on varied advisory and capital markets transactions. From 2001 to 2006 he was with Morgan Stanley in Paris, where he was a member of the French investment banking team advising key French clients across a wide variety of sectors. Prior to that, he was at Lazard Frères in Paris as a member of their French investment banking team for eight years.

After graduating from the ESSEC Business School and prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Renon spent two years as a bridge officer in the French Navy.

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Elliot Richmond
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3677

Elliot Richmond is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Richmond has over 15 years of investment banking experience advising companies across a broad range of industries and transactions, including domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private side divestments and equity offerings. Mr. Richmond joined Moelis & Company in 2011 from Merrill Lynch where he spent 12 years. In 2013, he was honoured by Financial News’ “40 under 40 Rising Stars in Investment Banking”.

Mr. Richmond holds a B.Sc. in Economics from University College London.