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October 13, 2015

Moelis & Company to Announce Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on October 28, 2015

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Moelis & Company to Announce Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on October 28, 2015

New York, October 13, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, will release its third quarter 2015 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 28, 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 (October 28, 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 Third 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 10074017.

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 650 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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September 21, 2015

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Daniel Motulsky as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Consumer Clients

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Daniel Motulsky as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Consumer Clients

New York, September 21, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Daniel Motulsky, as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to consumer companies.  Mr. Motulsky will be based in New York.

Mr. Motulsky joins Moelis & Company with more than 25 years of investment banking experience, particularly working with large cap multinational consumer companies. Mr. Motulsky has spent the past 16 years at Lazard where he most recently served as Managing Director and Global Head of Consumer and Retail. Previously, Mr. Motulsky was a Partner at Tanner & Co., a merchant banking and mergers and acquisitions advisory firm, and worked at Salomon Brothers Inc.

“The consumer sector is experiencing increased horizontal consolidation as companies seek to achieve scale, cost savings, and global distribution capabilities. Further, consumer companies are seeking to grow by entering segments benefiting from increased consumer demand and through acquisitions in developing markets,” said Jeff Raich, Co-President of Moelis & Company. “Our clients will benefit tremendously from Dan’s deep relationships and extensive transaction and board level experience as they adapt to changes in market dynamics and consumer demand.”

Mr. Motulsky is the fourth Managing Director to join Moelis & Company’s growing consumer and retail business in the past 18 months. Last year, the Firm announced the appointment of Brian Callaci to cover consumer from Chicago and Perry Hall to cover retail from New York. In July, the Firm appointed Costas Kalisperas to establish its EMEA retail investment banking coverage from London.

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 650 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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September 17, 2015

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 17, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Navid Mahmoodzadegan, Co-President, is scheduled to present at the JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 10:30 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 650 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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September 17, 2015

Moelis & Company Appoints Navid Mahmoodzadegan and Jeff Raich as Co-Presidents, Rick Leaman Appointed Vice Chairman of Moelis & Company

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Moelis & Company Appoints Navid Mahmoodzadegan and Jeff Raich as Co-Presidents, Rick Leaman Appointed Vice Chairman of Moelis & Company

New York, September 17, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Navid Mahmoodzadegan and Jeff Raich as Co-Presidents of the Firm. The Firm also announced the appointment of Rick Leaman as Vice Chairman.

“Navid and Jeff have been instrumental in building our Firm since day one and I am delighted to have them serve as Co-Presidents overseeing the day-to-day management of our business as well as continuing to develop their industry leading client franchises.  Rick has decades of leadership experience and is one of the most talented M&A bankers so having him focus on advising our clients on their most important strategic decisions is valuable to our clients and also to our Firm,” said Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company.

Mr. Mahmoodzadegan and Mr. Raich co-founded the Firm with Mr. Moelis in 2007 and both serve as members of the Firm’s Management Committee and Board of Directors, and will continue to do so. Mr. Mahmoodzadegan has more than 20 years of investment banking experience advising clients in the technology, media and telecom sectors. Mr. Raich has more than 26 years of investment banking experience having advised public and private companies across a broad spectrum of industries. He has held the position of Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Moelis & Company since the founding of the Firm.

Mr. Leaman joined Moelis & Company and the Firm’s Management Committee in 2010, was appointed Managing Partner in 2012 and to the Firm’s Board of Directors in 2014. He will continue to provide leadership on the Firm’s Board of Directors and Management Committee. Mr. Leaman has over three decades of investment banking experience having advised on more than 100 transactions with total volume in excess of $300 billion, and nearly a decade in executive roles at Moelis & Company and prior firms. Mr. Leaman has advised on a number of landmark transactions for clients including Amgen, H.J. Heinz, Caremark, Duke Energy, Gillette, Eli Lilly, and Dentsply International Inc.

“As we continue to grow our Firm, which now has more than 650 employees globally, it is paramount that we align our senior leadership to take advantage of future growth opportunities. With superb judgment and deep client relationships, Rick, Navid, and Jeff have helped shape Moelis & Company into the leading independent investment bank it is today and I look forward to their continued contributions,” added Mr. Moelis.

“Ken, Navid, Jeff and I have worked together for about 15 years. I look at these new roles as the way to move this Firm to the next level for our people, shareholders and clients,” said Rick Leaman, Vice Chairman of Moelis & Company.

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 650 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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August 11, 2015

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Lawrence S. Chu as a Managing Director

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Lawrence S. Chu as a Managing Director

New York, August 11, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Lawrence S. Chu, former Special Adviser to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as a Managing Director.  In his new role, Mr. Chu will provide financial and strategic advice to large cap companies globally with special concentration on the communications, media and technology sectors.  Mr. Chu will be based in New York.

Mr. Chu was appointed to the position of Special Adviser to the FCC by Chairman Wheeler ahead of the upcoming auction for broadcasters’ airwaves expected in 2016.  Before the FCC, Mr. Chu was a Managing Director at Greenhill & Co. focusing on the communications, media and technology sectors.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, “We are pleased to have Lawrence join our global team. With more than 17 years of experience and strong relationships, Lawrence will be a tremendous asset to our firm and our clients as they look to increase scale and efficiency through strategic consolidation.”

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 650 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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July 29, 2015

Moelis & Company Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results; Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.30 Per Share

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Moelis & Company Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results; Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.30 Per Share

New York, July 29, 2015

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July 16, 2015

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

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

New York, July 16, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, will release its second quarter 2015 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, July 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 (July 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 Second 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 (international) and referencing the Moelis & Company Second 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 10068929.

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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July 13, 2015

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Zach Righellis as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Semiconductor and Electronics Clients

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Zach Righellis as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Semiconductor and Electronics Clients

New York, July 13, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Zach Righellis as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to corporate clients, with a focus on the semiconductor and electronics industries. Mr. Righellis will join the Firm in mid-July and will be based in Palo Alto.

Mr. Righellis will join Moelis & Company with more than 15 years of investment banking and management consulting experience during which time he has provided strategic advice to corporate clients on M&A, IPOs, capital markets and restructuring transactions. Most recently, Mr. Righellis served as a Managing Director at Barclays, formerly Lehman Brothers, in Menlo Park advising on both M&A and capital markets transactions for semiconductor and electronics companies in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Israel. Mr. Righellis joined Lehman Brothers in 2005, working across several technology sectors including software, communications technology and cleantech, and began focusing on semiconductors and electronics in 2006. Previously, Mr. Righellis was a consultant in technology and operations at Sapient Corporation.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, “The semiconductor industry is in the midst of a consolidation period that is reshaping the sector. Larger players are looking at strategic growth opportunities while smaller companies are more actively considering acquisitions, sales, or mergers as growth slows and research and development spending increases. Zach’s experience in this sector will provide unique benefits to our clients in the semiconductor space.”

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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July 10, 2015

Stephen F. Bollenbach Steps Down from Moelis & Company Board of Directors

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Stephen F. Bollenbach Steps Down from Moelis & Company Board of Directors

New York, July 10, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Stephen F. Bollenbach has resigned from the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Bollenbach’s decision to resign from the Board was not due to any disagreement with the Firm’s management or the Board. The Firm intends to seek to appoint a new director to the Board by the end of the third quarter this year.

During Mr. Bollenbach’s tenure, he served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company, said “Steve is an active member of several other public companies and non-profit boards, and as our franchise continues its growth, we both agreed that the potential for the perception of conflicts with our advisory business could arise.”

“Steve provided invaluable counsel and support during a pivotal time in our Firm’s development and we thank him for his guidance and are grateful for the contributions he has made to the Board and to Moelis & Company.”

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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July 09, 2015

Moelis & Company Establishes Retail Investment Banking Coverage in Europe, Middle East, Africa

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Moelis & Company Establishes Retail Investment Banking Coverage in Europe, Middle East, Africa

London, July 09, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Costas Kalisperas as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to retail clients. Mr. Kalisperas will join the Firm in October and will be based in London.

Mr. Kalisperas will join Moelis & Company with over 20 years of corporate finance and advisory experience working with retail companies globally. Most recently, Mr. Kalisperas 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.

Kasim Kutay, Co-Head of Europe for Moelis & Company, said, “We anticipate continued strategic activity in the retail sector from both corporate and financial sponsor clients. As retailers increasingly look to enhance their international footprint, Costas’ retail experience both in the EMEA region and the US will ensure that we deliver unmatched global advisory services to them. We are pleased to welcome Costas as our Partner for retail, based in London.”

Mr. Kalisperas will join a growing global consumer and retail franchise. Last year Moelis & Company announced the appointment of two US-based Managing Directors, Perry Hall and Brian Callaci, to cover retail and consumer clients respectively.

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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July 06, 2015

Moelis & Company Expands Oil and Gas Coverage with Senior Managing Director Hire in Houston

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Moelis & Company Expands Oil and Gas Coverage with Senior Managing Director Hire in Houston

New York, July 06, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of David Cunningham, as a  Managing Director, to expand the Firm’s Houston presence and provide financial and strategic advice to oil and gas companies. Mr. Cunningham will join the Firm in October and will be based in Houston.

This is Moelis & Company’s second oil and gas hire in three months after the Firm announced the appointment of Christopher Shaw, a Managing Director in the London office.

Mr. Cunningham joins Moelis & Company with 20 years of investment banking experience advising and executing various merger, acquisition, restructuring, debt, equity, and asset valuation transactions for companies across the oil and gas sector. He joins after spending nearly eight years as a Managing Director at Tudor Pickering Holt & Co., where he was one of the initial five Managing Directors in the investment banking group. Previously, he spent 10 years with Credit Suisse where he was a Managing Director in the Global Energy Group.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, said, “This is an important senior hire which underscores our commitment to growing our presence in Houston and serving our energy, power, and natural resources clients. David will be a strategic partner to oil and gas companies to assist in the evaluation and execution of a suite of alternative strategies. Our clients in the sector will benefit greatly from David’s years of experience and deep industry knowledge as they navigate this environment.”

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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June 23, 2015

Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Tim Fitzsimmons as a Managing Director in the Private Funds Advisory Business

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Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Tim Fitzsimmons as a Managing Director in the Private Funds Advisory Business

New York, June 23, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Tim Fitzsimmons as a Managing Director in the Private Funds Advisory business providing capital raising, secondary and other independent advisory services to private fund sponsors and limited partners. Mr. Fitzsimmons will join the Firm in August and will be based in New York.

In addition to the appointment, Moelis & Company also announced the final closing for Valor Equity Partners III, L.P., which was 40 percent over-subscribed. Valor Equity Partners III provides flexible capital to non-cyclical growth companies in the consumer, infrastructure/industrial services and manufacturing sectors. The fund initially targeted $350 million and closed with $490 million in committed capital, signaling significant interest from a premier group of institutional investors and family offices.

Mr. Fitzsimmons will join Moelis & Company with more than 15 years of investment banking experience, having previously worked in Credit Suisse’s Private Funds Group marketing private market investment opportunities across a number of strategies including buyout, growth, private debt and real assets. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Fitzsimmons spent four years in Citigroup’s Global Loan Capital Markets and Investment Banking groups.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, “We are pleased to have Tim join our Private Funds Advisory business. He brings extensive marketing and distribution experience as well as deep relationships with general partners and institutional investors from around the world. As private fund sponsors continue to return capital to investors and look to raise new funds, Tim’s industry knowledge will serve our clients exceptionally well.”

Moelis & Company announced the establishment of its Private Fund Advisory business in June 2014 with the appointment of four Managing Directors including Dave Brown, Patrick Dunleavy, Chris Kirsten, and Zaid Abdul-Aleem.

Leaman continued, “Our Private Funds Advisory business has significantly broadened the Firm’s capabilities and has made tremendous progress since its establishment last year. We are delighted to add Tim to the management team and announce this successful capital raise for Valor as evidence of that progress.”

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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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.