Rick Leaman Joins Moelis & Company as Managing Director and Member of Management Committee

New York, July 06, 2010

Moelis & Company today announced Rick Leaman has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the firm’s headquarters in New York. Mr. Leaman will be a member of the firm’s Management Committee and will provide senior-level strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Mr. Leaman joins the firm from UBS Investment Bank where he was most recently Chairman of the Investment Banking Division and a member of the Investment Bank’s Executive Committee.

“Rick is a world class M&A banker and one of the most experienced, respected and trusted bankers I know. We are very pleased that he is joining the firm to provide our clients with the highest quality advice,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “He brings 25 years of deep client relationships and global experience to the firm. Having worked with Rick for many years, I know that he will immediately add value to our clients.”

Mr. Leaman has 25 years of experience in investment banking and was appointed as Global Head of UBS’s Investment Banking Division in 2009. From 2005 to 2009 he was Joint Global Head of Investment Banking, overseeing over 2,000 bankers for coverage of capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and advisory services to corporate and institutional clients, governments and financial sponsors. He was previously Joint Global Head of M&A at UBS as well as Co-Head of Healthcare Banking at Dillon Read & Co. Inc., which was acquired by UBS in 1997. He began his career in investment banking at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. Incorporated.

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company is a global investment bank that provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters. The firm also manages investment funds that integrate capital with its advisory expertise. With over 325 employees, Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.