Moelis & Company Announces the Appointement of Patrick Loftus-Hills as a Managing Director in Global Metals & Mining

Hong Kong and New York, April 19, 2011

Moelis & Company today announced the appointment of Patrick Loftus-Hills as a Managing Director in metals and mining. He will provide strategic advice to clients globally working alongside metals and mining sector bankers, Mark Henkels, Managing Director, and Mark Aedy, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Investment Banking, who covers the sectors as part of his wider responsibilities.

Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, said: “We have seen considerable growth in cross border metals and mining M&A activity over the past 10 years as the industry has consolidated and rationalized. Patrick has been at the forefront of that consolidation and rationalization providing strategic advice and raising capital for almost every major global mining company. His significant experience and deep relationships in the metals and mining industry, and experience working in the major mining finance centers of the world, will provide clients with global knowledge and perspectives.”

Mr. Loftus-Hills joins Moelis & Company from UBS where he worked for 11 years most recently as Joint Head of the Asian Industrials Group and Head of Natural Resources, based in Hong Kong. He was previously responsible for Mining in the Americas while based in New York and worked in the mining team at UBS in Australia. Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Loftus-Hills worked with Macquarie Bank and at BHP Billiton.

Mr. Moelis added: “Patrick’s appointment will significantly enhance Moelis & Company’s global competitiveness as a key strategic advisor in an area that is important to our key clients. As we continue to broaden our industry coverage, he will play an important role in our expanding global team focused on providing clients with world-class independent advice and solutions.”

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