Moelis & Company to Appoint Edouard Debost as a Managing Director, Strengthening its Presence in France

New York and Paris, May 16, 2023

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that Edouard Debost will join the Firm in July as a Managing Director. He will be based in Paris and will provide strategic and financial advice to clients in France and across Europe, strengthening the Firm’s presence in the region.

Edouard brings over 30 years of transactional experience and joins from J.P. Morgan where he was the Head of the Strategic Investment Group for France & Benelux and Head of Private Client Advisory for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In those roles, he was responsible for investment banking coverage of financial sponsors, pension and sovereign wealth funds, family investment firms, and family-owned businesses.

Yorick van Slingelandt, Managing Director and Co-Head of Europe at Moelis commented, “Edouard’s arrival underscores our investment in the region and commitment to our clients as we add further depth and connectivity to our leading financial sponsor capabilities. His cross-sector experience and unmatched knowledge of the entire spectrum of alternative capital providers make him an excellent addition to our European platform and global network.”

Jeff Raich, Co-Founder and Co-President at Moelis added: “Our commitment to the financial sponsor community is embedded in Moelis’ DNA, and we are thrilled to strengthen that foundation with a banker of Edouard’s caliber. His deep relationships, expertise, and track record of success will expand our ability to provide the best outcomes for our clients in the French market and globally, as well as increase synergies in the region across a number of our sectors including our global Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences, and FinTech franchises.


About Moelis & Company

Moelis & Company (“Moelis”) 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 23 locations in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. For further information, please visit: or follow us on Twitter @Moelis.