Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Rick Polhemus as Managing Director

New York and San Francisco, October 10, 2022

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Rick Polhemus has joined the Firm as a Managing Director, providing strategic and financial advice to companies across a range of growth-driven technology, sustainability and services sectors.  He is based in San Francisco.

Rick brings nearly 25 years of investment banking experience and has provided advice 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.  Most recently he served as a Managing Director and Head of Western Region Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley where he led coverage across industrial technology, tech-enabled services, environmental and sustainability services, infrastructure and industrial services.

Navid Mahmoodzadegan, Co-President of Moelis & Company commented: “In the current environment, companies across a broad range of sectors are responding to important themes such as digitalization and sustainability.  Rick’s extensive experience helping companies navigate the changing landscape of technology and energy transition make him well-placed to collaborate with our strong team of bankers to help clients grow and shape their businesses for the future.”

Jeff Raich, Co-President of Moelis & Company added: “Clients are increasingly looking to technology and digitalization to drive growth and operational efficiencies. These dynamics create a tailwind for deal activity across a number of sectors, and Rick brings a long history of advising corporate clients and financial sponsors on the types of transformative and tech-focused transactions that help innovate and fuel growth.”

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.