Moelis & Company Announces Dominick Petrosino has Joined as a Managing Director

New York, January 15, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Dominick Petrosino has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Petrosino, who has over 15 years of capital markets and investment banking experience, will focus on providing capital raising advice and solutions to the firm’s clients.

Mr. Petrosino was previously at Bear Stearns where he was the Head of Leveraged Finance Capital Markets. While at Bear Stearns, he managed a leading business focused on providing capital structure solutions, including underwriting, structuring and executing leveraged loans, high yield notes and mezzanine financings. In this role, Mr. Petrosino advised clients across a broad range of industries on leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings, recapitalizations and other capital structure matters. Prior to joining Bear Stearns in 2000, Mr. Petrosino was a Vice President of High Yield Corporate Finance at Chase Securities and previously a Vice President in Chase’s Global Mining & Metals Group.

“Dom’s tremendous experience and relationships with capital providers will be highly valuable to help our clients evaluate their capital structures and explore financing solutions,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “He is the ideal partner to our growing Recapitalization & Restructuring Group to support our clients in this challenging environment.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, capital raising and other corporate finance matters and manages investment funds that integrate capital solutions with the firm’s advisory expertise.  Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles. For further information on Moelis & Company, please visit