Moelis & Company Expands European Footprint with the Appointment of Peter Kerckhoffs

Amsterdam, September 04, 2019

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced its expansion in Europe with the appointment of Peter Kerckhoffs as a Managing Director, based in Amsterdam. Mr. Kerckhoffs will join the Firm in December to provide financial and strategic advice to clients in the Netherlands and across Europe.

Mr. Kerckhoffs has nearly three decades of investment banking and corporate finance experience, having spent 21 of those years with J.P. Morgan where he was most recently Senior Country Officer for the Netherlands. In this role, he was responsible for investment banking coverage, overseeing the development and delivery of strategic advisory capabilities and capital raising to clients in the region. Prior to this role, he was Head of Benelux and Nordic M&A. During his career with J.P. Morgan, Mr. Kerckhoffs advised some of the largest companies in the region across a wide range of sectors including telecoms, infrastructure, and technology.

“Peter is one of the most trusted and experienced advisors and corporate financiers in Northern Europe,” said Moelis & Company Co-Head of Europe Yorick van Slingelandt. “Throughout his 30-year career, Peter has advised on the most significant corporate and financial sponsor transactions across all of Europe and built a market-leading M&A franchise. His cross-industry expertise and world-class execution capabilities have solidified him as the go-to M&A specialist in the region.”

“Peter brings a wealth of experience, insight, and expertise to our European platform and our global network,” said Ken Moelis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “We are excited that our clients will benefit from an expansion of our presence in Northern Europe anchored by a banker of Peter’s caliber, and supported by our industry-leading teams across Europe and around the world.”

Mr. Kerckhoffs joins Moelis & Company at a time when the Firm has recently announced and completed a number of transactions involving Netherlands-based corporates. Recent advisory assignments include advising Galapagos N.V. on its $5.1 billion transformational global biotech collaboration with Gilead Sciences, Inc, Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. on its €8.7 billion restructuring, IGM Resins on its sale to Astorg, and Curaeos B.V. on its sale to EQT Fund Management S.à r.l.

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, capital markets transactions, and other corporate finance matters. The Firm serves its clients from 19 geographic locations in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: or follow us on Twitter @Moelis.