Moelis & Company Establishes Retail Investment Banking Coverage in Europe, Middle East, Africa

London, July 09, 2015

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Costas Kalisperas as a Managing Director providing financial and strategic advice to retail clients. Mr. Kalisperas will join the Firm in October and will be based in London.

Mr. Kalisperas will join Moelis & Company with over 20 years of corporate finance and advisory experience working with retail companies globally. Most recently, Mr. Kalisperas served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Consumer Retail Group for EMEA at Barclays. Previously, Mr. Kalisperas was a Director on the Consumer & Retail teams at both Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse.

Kasim Kutay, Co-Head of Europe for Moelis & Company, said, “We anticipate continued strategic activity in the retail sector from both corporate and financial sponsor clients. As retailers increasingly look to enhance their international footprint, Costas’ retail experience both in the EMEA region and the US will ensure that we deliver unmatched global advisory services to them. We are pleased to welcome Costas as our Partner for retail, based in London.”

Mr. Kalisperas will join a growing global consumer and retail franchise. Last year Moelis & Company announced the appointment of two US-based Managing Directors, Perry Hall and Brian Callaci, to cover retail and consumer clients respectively.

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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 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: