Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Lawrence S. Chu as a Managing Director

New York, August 11, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Lawrence S. Chu, former Special Adviser to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as a Managing Director.  In his new role, Mr. Chu will provide financial and strategic advice to large cap companies globally with special concentration on the communications, media and technology sectors.  Mr. Chu will be based in New York.

Mr. Chu was appointed to the position of Special Adviser to the FCC by Chairman Wheeler ahead of the upcoming auction for broadcasters’ airwaves expected in 2016.  Before the FCC, Mr. Chu was a Managing Director at Greenhill & Co. focusing on the communications, media and technology sectors.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, “We are pleased to have Lawrence join our global team. With more than 17 years of experience and strong relationships, Lawrence will be a tremendous asset to our firm and our clients as they look to increase scale and efficiency through strategic consolidation.”

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 and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with over 650 employees based in 17 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: