Moelis & Company Appoints Chris Raff as a Managing Director in EMEA, Providing Strategic & Financial Advice on Mergers & Acquisitions

New York and London, January 05, 2023

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Chris Raff has joined the Firm as a Managing Director. Based in London, Chris will provide strategic and financial advice on mergers and acquisitions to clients across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as he helps to expand Moelis & Company’s strong franchise across the region.

Chris joins Moelis & Company from Deutsche Bank where he spent 18 years in a variety of roles. He most recently served as Head of UK M&A and worked on a number of high profile public M&A transactions during this time.  He previously led the bank’s EMEA financial sponsors M&A efforts.

Yorick van Slingelandt, Managing Director and Co-Head of Europe, commented: “Chris brings best-in-class M&A capabilities, an extensive track record of advising clients on both public and private M&A, and a focus on financial sponsors to our growing team in EMEA. As our momentum across the region continues and European companies increasingly turn to M&A, Chris will be integral as we help our clients navigate their most important strategic decisions.”

Anton Sahazizian, Global Head of M&A, commented: “With continued uncertainty and volatility forcing companies to rethink their footprint and global exposure, cross-border transactions remain a key tool at their disposal. We are delighted to have Chris join the Moelis team as we collaborate across our global network to connect corporates and sponsors with their next opportunities, both at home and abroad.”


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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 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.