Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Lee Counselman as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Software and Services Clients

New York, April 20, 2017

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Lee Counselman as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to software and services clients. He will join the Firm in July and will be based in Boston.

Mr. Counselman joins from Deutsche Bank where he was most recently a Managing Director and Global Head of Software Investment Banking. He previously served as Deutsche Bank’s Co-Head of Technology M&A. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2005, Mr. Counselman worked at Merrill Lynch & Co. and The Carlyle Group. Mr. Counselman began his career as an auditor in Arthur Andersen’s financial services practice. He has more than 15 years of experience advising companies on a broad spectrum of corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, IPOs, and private placements.

Navid Mahmoodzadegan, Co-President of Moelis & Company, said, “Disruptive technologies continue to drive deal-making in the software space. Coming off of a very active 2016 for global software M&A, our clients will benefit tremendously from Lee’s deep industry experience as they continue to look for opportunities to transact. We look forward to adding Lee’s broad expertise to our industry-leading Tech, Media, and Telecom franchise.”

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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, capital markets transactions, and other corporate finance matters.  The Firm serves its clients with about 650 employees based in 17 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.  For further information, please visit: or follow us on Twitter @Moelis.