Moelis & Company Announces Mark Henkels has Joined as a Managing Director

Los Angeles & New York, January 14, 2008

Moelis & Company announced today that Mark Henkels has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Henkels, who has seventeen years of investment banking experience, will provide advisory services to general industrial companies, with an additional focus on companies in the metals and mining sector.

Mr. Henkels was previously with CIBC World Markets for six years, where he most recently was the Head of the Industrial Growth and Services Group. While at CIBC, Mr. Henkels built one of Wall Street’s leading industrial franchises serving senior executives in the metals, capital goods, chemicals, aerospace and defense, logistics and building products sectors.

Prior to joining CIBC, Mr. Henkels was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch, responsible for the global capital goods, building products, steel and aluminum sectors. Mr. Henkels’ previous positions include: Director in Salomon Brothers’ Select Industries Group; Vice President in Smith Barney’s Metals and Mining Group; and Senior Vice President, General Corporate Finance at Kemper Securities. Mr. Henkels has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Accounting from Creighton University.

Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, said, “Mark has a long and distinguished career advising industrial companies, and we are thrilled he has joined the Moelis & Company team. His industry expertise and exceptional client relationships enhance our ability to provide comprehensive solutions to our clients in this dynamic sector.”

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