Moelis & Company Announces Expansion of Global Footprint through Strategic Alliance in Mexico with Alfaro, Dávila y Ríos, S.C.

New York and Mexico City, September 07, 2016

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the expansion of its global footprint through a strategic alliance with Alfaro, Dávila y Ríos, S.C. (ADR), the leading independent strategic and financial advisory firm in Mexico. Moelis is now present in Brazil and Mexico, Latin America’s two largest markets.

The Moelis & Company and ADR alliance will focus on cross-border deals. With 17 offices around the world, the Firm will add Mexico to its footprint for global companies looking to expand there or for Mexican corporates eager to grow internationally.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company, said, “ADR is the premier independent investment bank in Mexico, with a team of 15 bankers, offering innovative M&A and restructuring advice. As we have expanded our global footprint, we have always found accretive ways to enter new and important markets by identifying top tier talent who fit our collaborative culture. Our global network of local experts differentiates us from other advisory platforms and has proven to be incredibly beneficial to our clients.”

With offices in Mexico City and Monterrey, ADR has a successful track record of developing long-term relationships, advising multinational corporations and privately held companies in strategic transactions. The firm will keep its name. Terms were not divulged.

Isauro Alfaro, a founding partner of ADR, said, “In looking for a strategic partner, Moelis & Company was an obvious choice for us. Their global presence and deep expertise across key industries, combined with ADR’s senior relationships and local execution capabilities, will be extremely beneficial for our Mexican and international clients.”

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 with about 650 employees based in 17 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: