Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Ashish Contractor as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Specialty and Generic Pharmaceutical, and Biotech Clients

New York, February 02, 2018

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Ashish Contractor as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to specialty and generic pharmaceutical, and biotech clients. He is based in the Firm’s New York office.

Mr. Contractor joins after nearly 14 years at Greenhill & Co. where he was most recently a Managing Director leading Greenhill’s Life Sciences coverage. Prior to Greenhill & Co., Mr. Contractor worked in Lehman Brothers’ Private Equity Group. Mr. Contractor began his career as an analyst in the financial institutions group at Lehman Brothers. He has more than 19 years of experience advising companies on a broad spectrum of corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, hostile takeovers, corporate defense, and private placements.

Jeff Raich, Co-President of Moelis & Company, said, “New therapeutic innovations, coupled with industry forces like the consolidation of wholesalers and pricing pressures, continue to drive deal-making in the pharmaceutical and biotech space. Following strong activity for global healthcare M&A over the past few years, our clients will benefit tremendously from Ashish’s extensive industry knowledge and creative structuring experience as they continue to look for opportunities to transact. Ashish’s broad expertise will be an exceptional addition to our industry-leading global Healthcare franchise.”

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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 750 employees in 19 geographic locations in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.  For further information, please visit: or follow us on Twitter @Moelis.