July 13, 2015
New York, July 13, 2015
Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Zach Righellis as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to corporate clients, with a focus on the semiconductor and electronics industries. Mr. Righellis will join the Firm in mid-July and will be based in Palo Alto.
Mr. Righellis will join Moelis & Company with more than 15 years of investment banking and management consulting experience during which time he has provided strategic advice to corporate clients on M&A, IPOs, capital markets and restructuring transactions. Most recently, Mr. Righellis served as a Managing Director at Barclays, formerly Lehman Brothers, in Menlo Park advising on both M&A and capital markets transactions for semiconductor and electronics companies in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Israel. Mr. Righellis joined Lehman Brothers in 2005, working across several technology sectors including software, communications technology and cleantech, and began focusing on semiconductors and electronics in 2006. Previously, Mr. Righellis was a consultant in technology and operations at Sapient Corporation.
Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, “The semiconductor industry is in the midst of a consolidation period that is reshaping the sector. Larger players are looking at strategic growth opportunities while smaller companies are more actively considering acquisitions, sales, or mergers as growth slows and research and development spending increases. Zach’s experience in this sector will provide unique benefits to our clients in the semiconductor space.”
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 550 employees based in 17 offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: www.moelis.com.
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