Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Kent Savagian as a Managing Director

Los Angeles, August 11, 2011

Moelis & Company, the New York-based independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Kent Savagian as a Managing Director based in Los Angeles. He will provide strategic advice to clients located on the West Coast.

Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, said: “I worked with Kent over 20 years ago and value the industry expertise he has obtained, the client relationships he has developed along with his sounds judgment that will benefit our clients. I look forward to working with him again.”

Mr. Savagian joins Moelis & Company after a 16 year career at Credit Suisse where he was most recently a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division. He was previously a Partner in the Media & Telecom Group at Credit Suisse and headed the firm’s Los Angeles office. He began his career at DLJ in Los Angeles.

Mr. Moelis added: “While he will continue to cover media and telecom, Kent’s focus will broaden to other sectors where he has experience including industrials and retail/consumer. As we continue to broaden our industry coverage, he will play an important role in our expanding global team focused on providing clients with world-class independent advice and solutions.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a global investment bank that provides financial advisory, capital raising and asset management services to a broad client base including corporations, institutions and governments.  With over 550 employees, Moelis & Company serves its clients through offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles and Sydney.  For more information, please visit