Moelis & Company Announces Mark Aedy to Join as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking

London, April 22, 2009

Moelis & Company announced today that Mark Aedy will join the firm in June as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking based in London. Mr. Aedy, a 30-year investment banking veteran, will lead Moelis & Company’s ongoing expansion in EMEA, further strengthening the firm’s global investment banking capabilities. Mr. Aedy will also be appointed to the firm’s Management Committee.

Mr. Aedy has had a long and distinguished career in the industry, with extensive experience building and managing leading investment banking franchises. Most recently, he served as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Corporate and Investment Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to that role, he held several senior management positions at Merrill Lynch in EMEA, including Head of Investment Banking and Head of Multi Industries. Before joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, Mr. Aedy was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust. Over the course of his career, Mr. Aedy has advised many of the most prominent clients across EMEA on critical strategic transactions.

“Building a premier global franchise is a top priority for Moelis & Company,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “In addition to Mark’s extensive client relationships and advisory expertise, he is an outstanding builder of businesses and the ideal person to lead our efforts in Europe. Mark’s appointment is an important step forward as we build a global full service investment bank and continue to provide superior advice and solutions to our clients.”

“Now more than ever, clients value exceptional independent strategic advice, which is the cornerstone of the Moelis & Company franchise and what attracted me to this firm,” commented Mark Aedy. “I am excited to build a team that complements our first class operation in the United States and the significant progress that has been made there. This is a company with big ambitions and unparalleled commitment to clients, and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued success.”

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