Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Jan-Philipp Pfander as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Clients in the Chemicals Sector

London, March 19, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Dr. Jan-Philipp (JP) Pfander as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to clients in the chemicals and related materials sectors internationally. He will join the Firm in June and will be based in London.

Dr. Pfander was most recently Head of the Chemicals Group for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at JP Morgan and has over 20 years of experience in the chemicals sector. Prior to JP Morgan, Dr. Pfander was Head of European Chemicals at Lehman Brothers and spent nearly a decade at McKinsey & Company in Germany.

Kasim Kutay, Co-Head of Europe at Moelis & Company, said, “The chemicals industry is experiencing a pick-up in M&A activity as companies are increasing their exposure to differentiated technologies and growth markets while exiting underperforming assets. Global consolidation continues to create shareholder value in an industry benefitting from long-term mega trends. We are delighted that JP is joining us to provide our clients with his deep industry expertise and global perspective in chemicals.”

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