Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of James Nichols as Managing Director, Providing Strategic and Financial Advice to Business Services Clients across Europe

New York and London, December 14, 2021

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of James Nichols as Managing Director, providing strategic and financial advice to business services clients across Europe. Based in London, he joins in February and will build on the success of the Firm’s global Business Services franchise.

Mr. Nichols joins Moelis & Company from DC Advisory where he served as Managing Director and co-led Business and Healthcare Services in the UK after moving across from the firm’s Financial Sponsors Group. He has nearly 15 years of investment banking experience across mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets, recapitalizations and other strategic advisory. Prior to DC, he spent five years at Investec and Credit Suisse.

“Traditional services businesses across multiple verticals continue to transform and evolve, driven by the competitive advantages of scale and technology. As services represent a large part of the European economy and the momentum of transactions in Europe is accelerating, the addition of James to our team will help us serve the needs of sponsors and strategic buyers who are looking for the right assets and opportunities for growth within the sector,” said Yorick van Slingelandt, Managing Director and Co-Head of Europe at Moelis & Company.

About Moelis & Company

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 21 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.