May 06, 2009
London, May 06, 2009
Moelis & Company announced today that Kasim Kutay has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in London. Mr. Kutay, who has 20 years of investment banking experience, will lead the development of the firm’s European Healthcare practice and provide advisory services to certain other clients in the EMEA region.
“Growing our global business is top of mind for Moelis & Company, as demonstrated by the four major hires we have announced in London in less than two weeks,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “We will continue to add world class talent like Kasim to enhance our ability to deliver outstanding, independent advice to clients.”
Mr. Kutay has a long career of providing advice to healthcare companies and spent 18 years at Morgan Stanley, where he was most recently Chairman of the European Healthcare Group. While at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Kutay managed a leading franchise advising healthcare companies on the full spectrum of corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and other debt and equity financings. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Kutay was a Managing Director and Head of the Financial Solutions Group at SUN Group Advisors.
“Kasim brings tremendous experience and an extensive relationship network in the healthcare market that will be extremely valuable to our clients in this sector,” said Mark Aedy, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa. “He will also help Moelis & Company broaden our franchise in other sectors and regions, including the Middle East, and we are thrilled to have him on board.”
Kasim Kutay commented, “I am very excited about Moelis & Company’s commitment to the healthcare sector, as evidenced by its recent senior hires in the United States. This is a firm with serious momentum, and I look forward to working with Mark and the team to enhance our global Healthcare practice and help build our European franchise.”
About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is an 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. Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, London, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles. For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.
Note to Editors
1. On 22nd April, Moelis & Company announced that Mark Aedy will join the firm in June as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking.
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