Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Justin Craig as Managing Director, Providing Strategic and Financial Advice to the Consumer & Retail Sector with a Focus on Food and Beverage

New York, June 21, 2022

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Justin Craig has joined the Firm as Managing Director, providing strategic and financial advice to consumer and retail clients with a focus on food and beverage. Based in New York, he joins Moelis & Company’s Consumer & Retail team.

Justin was previously with Morgan Stanley for 12 years, where he led the food investment banking practice as a Managing Director.  In addition to food and beverage, Justin’s expertise also spans the consumer and retail landscape more broadly — including the consumer discretionary, pet, optical and auto services sectors. Justin has advised clients throughout the corporate lifecycle and across disciplines, with experience in M&A, leveraged buyouts, IPOs, debt and equity capital raising, shareholder defense and other strategic transactions.

“As the food and beverage industry continues to evolve and seek new avenues for growth against an ever-changing consumer backdrop, Justin brings the optimal mix of sector knowledge, deal experience and strong relationships with both corporates and sponsors to help our clients position themselves strategically amid a complex environment,” said Augusto Sasso, Managing Director at Moelis & Company. “We’re thrilled to have him join our growing Consumer & Retail platform, expanding the advice we provide to clients across this sector.”

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