Moelis & Company Appoints Christopher Shaw as a Managing Director Providing Financial and Strategic Advice to Clients in the Oil and Gas Sector

London, April 09, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Christopher Shaw as a Managing Director in the oil and gas sector. He will work with the Firm’s team in Houston to provide financial and strategic advice to oil and gas clients globally. Mr. Shaw will join the Firm in July and will be based in London.

Mr. Shaw has nearly 20 years of oil and gas investment banking experience. He was most recently a Managing Director at Barclays focused on major oil, national oil, exploration and production, and utility clients. Prior to Barclays, Mr. Shaw spent 12 years at Citigroup and Schroders in London and New York.

Kasim Kutay, Co-Head of Europe at Moelis & Company, said, “The oil and gas sector is entering a period of consolidation as a result of the current commodity price environment, and we see great opportunity ahead for M&A and restructuring activity in the sector.  Chris’ international experience, coupled with our expertise in the US, will greatly enhance our global oil and gas network.  We are excited to welcome him to the Firm and know our clients will greatly benefit from his advice.”

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