October 22, 2020
New York & Tel Aviv, October 22, 2020
Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Elan Zivotofsky as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to technology clients. Based in Tel Aviv, he will expand Moelis & Company’s presence in Israel, and strengthen the Firm’s technology M&A and private and public company financing capabilities.
Mr. Zivotofsky has more than 20 years of experience raising capital for and investing in Israeli companies. Most recently he served as Managing Director at Ibex Investors, where he led the funds’ growth stage venture investments in Israel. Prior to that, he was a Founding Partner at OurCrowd, a Jerusalem-based investment platform with over $1bn under management built for accredited investors and institutions to invest in startups and venture funds. Prior to that he was Head of Technology investment banking at Lehman Brothers in Israel, and has held roles as a portfolio manager and top-ranked Israeli technology research analyst at Goldman Sachs. He began his career at Morgan Stanley in New York.
“At a time when every company is strategically assessing its technology capabilities, Elan brings deep experience and strong connections to Israel’s technology and private and public company communities. By expanding Moelis’ presence in this global tech hub, we will continue to offer clients insights into top technological expertise and strategic thinking that can transform their businesses and create potential cross-border opportunities,” said Moelis & Company Vice Chairman Eric Cantor. “As countries in the Middle East including Israel and the UAE increase their cooperation, an expanded presence in Israel will help us further develop relationships throughout the region.”
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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 from 20 geographic locations in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com or follow us on Twitter @Moelis.
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