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Senior Leadership Team

Zaid Abdul-Aleem
Managing Director
Chicago

T: +1 312 589 3042

Zaid Abdul-Aleem is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he focuses on Private Funds Advisory. He joined the Firm to help launch the Private Funds Advisory group, which provides capital raising, secondary market and other independent advisory services globally. Mr. Abdul-Aleem has 20 years of investment banking and capital raising experience, most recently a Principal at Greenhill in the Private Capital Advisory Group. Before joining Greenhill, he was an Executive Vice President and Head of Business Development for Piedmont Investment Advisors where he was responsible for marketing and client service to U.S. institutional investors. Mr. Abdul-Aleem previously worked for seven years in the Investment banking Division of Morgan Stanley and was a Fulbright Scholar to Brazil.

Mr. Abdul-Aleem holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Duke University.

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Matt Chlystek
Managing Director
Chicago

T: +1 312 589 3184

Matt Chlystek is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in advising consumer food and agribusiness companies. Mr. Chlystek has over 20 years of investment banking experience, leading and executing numerous domestic and cross border M&A transactions, equity, and debt underwritings for global food and agribusiness companies. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he spent 12 years at J.P. Morgan in the Global Consumer & Retail Investment Banking group, most recently as a Managing Director. Before that, Mr. Chlystek was a member of Bank of America’s Consumer Investment Banking group. He began his career as a management consultant at Andersen Consulting in London and Chicago.

Mr. Chlystek holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Charles G. Denison
Managing Director
Chicago

T: +1 312 589 3035

Charlie Denison is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he advises clients primarily in the industrials sector. Mr. Denison has over 35 years of investment banking experience advising clients on M&A, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and debt and equity financings across the packaging, paper, and building products industries. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Denison ran the Chicago office of Deutsche Bank and predecessor Bankers Trust since 1994, and was responsible for overseeing the firm’s investment banking activities in the Midwest as well as coordinating the strategies of the private wealth and asset management businesses.

Mr. Denison holds an A.B. in Economics and Government from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Youth Centers and the Presbyterian Homes. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Chicago Children’s Museum.

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Paul Mann
Managing Director
Chicago

T: +1 312 589 3017

Paul Mann is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he specializes in financial institutions advisory. Mr. Mann has over 13 years of investment banking experience, providing strategic M&A and capital raising advisory services to a variety of financial institutions, including specialty finance companies, insurance companies, and mortgage originators and servicers. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he was an investment banker at UBS Investment Bank in the Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance Group.

Mr. Mann holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.