Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of William Nook as a Managing Director Providing Strategic Advice to Global Asset Management Firms

New York, September 19, 2013

Moelis & Company, the global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of William Nook as a Managing Director responsible for advising global asset management firms. Based in New York, Mr. Nook joins the Firm on November 21st, 2013.

Mr. Nook joins Moelis & Company from Deutsche Bank where he was most recently Managing Director and Head of Asset Management for the America’s Financial Institutions Group, focusing on asset management and alternative investment companies. Previously, he was a member of the Global Financial Institutions Group at UBS Securities.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, “Bill’s hire is timely as there continues to be meaningful consolidation in the asset management space. Clients here in the United States and internationally will benefit from his experience in the sector. Between continued consolidation and the convergence between traditional and alternative asset managers, we see this space being particularly active.”

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