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Senior Leadership Team

Greg Starkins
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4226

Greg Starkins is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in advising aerospace and defense companies. Mr. Starkins has nearly 25 years of investment banking experience advising companies across the industrials sector and the aerospace & defense subsector. He was most recently a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank where he served as Co-Head of Diversified Industrials, Capital Goods, and Services Coverage, and the Global Head of Aerospace & Defense Coverage. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Starkins was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch and served as the firm’s Global Head of Aerospace & Defense Sector Coverage. Mr. Starkins began his career as a lawyer in Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom’s M&A practice.

Mr. Starkins holds a B.A. in Economics and Organizational Behavior/Management from Brown University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

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Adam Steinberg
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883-3580

Adam Steinberg is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he specializes in recapitalization and restructuring advisory. Mr. Steinberg has over 15 years of investment banking and asset management experience, advising clients on distressed M&A, out-of-court restructurings and Chapter 11 reorganizations across a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Steinberg was an analyst at Waveny Capital Management and Lonestar Capital Management, investing in work-out and special situations. Prior to that, he was a Vice President in the Restructuring & Recapitalization group at Jefferies & Company.

Mr. Steinberg holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan.

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Joel Thompson
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 3688

Joel Thompson is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in advising medical technology companies. Within the med-tech sector, he focuses on therapeutic device manufacturers, clinical diagnostic companies, and clients in the life sciences tools and instrumentation industry. Mr. Thompson has nearly 15 years of financial advisory experience. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where he led the medical technology investment banking coverage. He began his corporate and M&A advisory career as a lawyer at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago.

Mr. Thompson holds a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

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Suraj Tolani
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4544

Suraj Tolani is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he specializes in M&A advisory. Mr. Tolani has over 12 years of investment banking experience, executing public and private buy-side, sell-side, corporate carve-out and special committee assignments across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Tolani worked in the Industrials Group at CIBC World Markets.

Mr. Tolani graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Finance and Economics from Babson College.

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Osamu Watanabe
General Counsel
New York

T: +1 212 883 3835

Osamu Watanabe is General Counsel at Moelis & Company. He was previously General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Sagent Advisors and prior to that held senior positions at UBS, Credit Suisse First Boston and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, including General Counsel to GRP Partners, a venture capital fund affiliated with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Watanabe was in private practice at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Melbourne from 1987 to 1997 and clerked for the Honorable Morey L. Sear, Eastern District of Louisiana.

Mr. Watanabe holds a B.A. from Antioch College and a J.D. from Yale Law School, class of 1985.

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Angus Whelchel
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4202

Angus Whelchel is a Managing Director and Head of Private Capital Markets at Moelis & Company, focusing on the Firm’s public and private market origination and distribution capabilities. Mr. Whelchel has more than 20 years of investment banking experience, most recently as Global Head of Private Capital Markets at Barclays based in New York. Prior to that Mr. Whelchel was Head of Private Capital Markets for EMEA at Barclays based in London. Earlier in his career, Mr. Whelchel held positions at Lehman Brothers and GE Capital where he worked in the Private Placement market during his time there. During his career, Mr. Whelchel has helped clients raise over $200bn of private capital globally across debt and equity, and across all industries.

Mr. Whelchel holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Vermont and an M.B.A from the College of William and Mary. He is also a CFA charterholder.

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Taryn Widén
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883-8364

Taryn Widén is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where she specializes in advising clients in the FinTech sector. Ms. Widén has over 15 years of investment banking experience, primarily in the FinTech investment banking space. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Ms. Widén worked at both Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse as a Director with a focus on FinTech. Ms. Widén spent the first seven years of her banking career at Lehman Brothers and Barclays where she specialized in Bank coverage and Product Structuring in both London and New York.

Ms. Widén holds a B.S. in Finance and Economics, with Honors in Finance, from the University of Cape Town. She is also a CFA Charterholder.

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Shlomo Yanai
Senior Advisor
New York

T: +1 212 883 3800

Shlomo Yanai is a Senior Advisor at Moelis & Company. Mr. Yanai most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd from 2007 to 2012. Prior to Teva, he served four years as the Chief Executive Officer and President of ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd. During his nearly 15 years as a corporate executive, Mr. Yanai has successfully completed over 20 acquisitions and integrations. Mr. Yanai currently holds board positions at a number of companies and organizations including his role as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and member of the Governance and Compensation Committees at Cambrex, Director of Perrigo Public Limited Company, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Protalix BioTherapeutics.

Mr. Yanai holds a B.A. degree in Political Science and Economics from Tel Aviv University and an M.P.A in National Resources Management from the George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School and U.S. National War College (NDU).

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Tommaso Zanobini
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4021

Tommaso Zanobini is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he specializes in advising clients in the FinTech sector. Mr. Zanobini has over 25 years of investment banking experience, primarily in the technology investment banking space. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Zanobini worked at Deutsche Bank where he was the Global Head of FinTech Investment Banking. Prior to Deutsche Bank, he was the Global Head of FinTech & Services Investment Banking at Jefferies. Mr. Zanobini spent the first 20 years of his banking career at Lehman Brothers and Barclays where he held roles including Global Head of Technology Services Investment Banking and Head of East Coast Technology Investment Banking.

Mr. Zanobini holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Florence and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.