Hervé Malausséna to Join Moelis & Company as Managing Director in London Office

London, May 17, 2010

Moelis & Company today announced Hervé Malausséna will join the firm in August as a Managing Director. He will be based in the firm’s London office and will provide senior level advice to clients principally in the Telecommunications sector in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Mr. Malausséna has almost 20 years of investment banking experience and was most recently a Managing Director and Head of EMEA Telecommunications Investment Banking at Citigroup in London.

Mr. Malausséna worked at Citigroup and predecessors Salomon Smith Barney and Citicorp for 17 years, and in his most recent role was the senior banker responsible for the origination and execution of investment banking transactions for some of the largest telecommunications clients in the EMEA region. As the lead industry banker he provided industry and deal expertise for high-profile strategic M&A transactions and equity and debt offerings as well as structured and advised on leveraged buyouts. He also led the firm’s European Cable and Towers investment banking team and was responsible for related coverage of corporate clients and well as private equity firms.

“The telecommunications sector has experienced profound changes in recent years and we have continued with our successful strategy of having senior sector bankers who can counsel our clients on industry trends and opportunities, as well as on the implications of political and regulatory changes that can impact them,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “We are delighted to have Hervé join the firm and he will add greatly to our global investment banking franchise.”

Mr. Malausséna previously worked as Head of Latin America Telecommunications and Media Investment Banking at Citigroup in New York, where he worked with global and regional companies in the sector on structuring, managing and executing cross-border M&A transactions, as well as on advising on debt and equity capital markets issuance. Prior to that, he worked in the Leveraged Finance Group of Citigroup in London and also for Banque Indosuez in sales and trading in Paris and Tokyo.

“Hervé brings not only deep industry expertise but also global sector knowledge and experience that will benefit our clients during challenging times,” added Mark Aedy, Head of EMEA Investment Banking for Moelis & Company. “We are pleased to add another sector to our coverage offering in EMEA and continue to build on our strategy of providing sound, conflict-free advice and solutions to our clients in the region.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a global 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. With over 320 employees, Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles and Sydney. Moelis & Company’s London office currently employs over 50 employees in offices at St. Paul’s Churchyard. For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.