Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of John Colella as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Power and Utility Clients

New York, June 02, 2014

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of John Colella as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to power and utility clients in the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Colella will join the Firm in September and will be based in New York.

Mr. Colella brings nearly 15 years of investment banking experience to Moelis & Company. He joins from JP Morgan where he was a Managing Director covering power and utility clients and he started his investment banking career at UBS Investment Bank.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner at Moelis & Company, said, “Having worked previously with John, I know he brings his impressive industry expertise to the Firm as well as a number of strong senior-level client relationships. He joins us at a time when the power and utility sector is seeing increasing activity levels, and we look forward to having him add to our strong recent momentum in the sector.”

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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 and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with nearly 500 employees based in 15 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: