Our Business

Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC) is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative, unconflicted strategic advice to a diverse client base. We assist our clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive, globally integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors. Our dynamic advisory practice supports clients through all phases of the business cycle through expert capabilities in M&A, Recapitalization & Restructuring, Capital Markets and Financial Institution Advisory. We serve our clients from 19 geographic locations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

When partnering with Moelis & Company, you can expect significant engagement with veteran dealmakers, first-class transaction execution and the highest standard of confidentiality and discretion. We believe our people are our greatest asset, so we bring together the brightest and most talented individuals to deliver exceptional service to our clients. We assemble multi-functional teams to provide tailored advice on each assignment, and we leverage our extensive global network to deliver the best solutions across industries and products, regardless of geography.

We measure our performance not by short-term results but by the long-term success of our clients.

Mergers &

Moelis & Company partners with our clients in evaluating some of their most strategic and complex decisions. We provide independent, unconflicted advice which makes us uniquely suited to offer a range of advisory services to boards of directors and special committees. Our advisory services include mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, activism and spin-offs across all sectors in every major market around the world. Our global team of experienced professionals has an unparalleled track record of providing exceptional results for our clients.

To learn more about our M&A capabilities, please visit our transactions page.

& Restructuring

Having completed over 200 assignments involving more than $600 billion of liabilities, we partner our world class Recapitalization & Restructuring team with our industry bankers to deliver highly tailored advice and solutions to our corporate and investor clients in all types of liability-driven capital structure situations and challenges. Our advisory services include debt reduction, covenant modifications, maturity extensions, liability management, distressed asset sales, corporate strategy, and Chapter 11 preparation and execution. Our team is unique in that we combine liability management experience, skills and technology with deep, credit-driven restructuring analysis and differentiated industry expertise.

To learn more about our R&R capabilities, please visit our transactions page.

Capital Markets

We structure and execute customized financing solutions and advise clients on all aspects of public and private debt and equity transactions. Financing solutions for our clients address a broad range of uses, including buyouts, growth capital, platform formation, refinancings and project financing. In IPOs, we provide guidance on preparation, advice on key decisions and manage the syndicate banks. Our independence and objectivity, coupled with our direct and long-standing institutional buy-side relationships, inform our market views and strengthen the quality of our execution, leading to successful transactions for our clients.

To learn more about our Capital Markets capabilities, please visit our transactions page.


We evaluate balance sheets, portfolios and large complicated transactions to advise our financial services clients on complex risk exposures. Our Financial Institutions Advisory team consists of experts in structured products, securitization, derivatives and risk management who value complex assets and advise on repositioning and divesting underperforming portfolios.

To learn more about our Financial Institutions Advisory capabilities, please visit our transactions page.


We provide capital raising, secondary market and other independent advisory services to private fund sponsors and limited partners worldwide. Our Private Funds Advisory team has extensive experience raising capital for a wide variety of financial sponsors, fund types, and individual transactions. The team’s capabilities are fully integrated with our global platform, ensuring marketing efforts have the broadest possible reach.


Moelis & Company’s shareholder defense team provides corporate boards with effective solutions to a broad range of contested shareholder situations. We draw from decades of experience working with public companies, boards and management to advise clients across every industry, at every stage of an activist campaign; from privately engaging with shareholders to stave off a formal campaign, to defending the company’s interests in a proxy fight or hostile media campaign. Combining our global industry coverage with our M&A and Capital Markets Advisory capabilities, we help our clients minimize disruption to their business and put them in a position to meet their long-term objectives.


In addition to our integrated global advisory offering in Australia, we also offer our clients equities and asset management services. Moelis Australia Securities provides superior ideas generated from in-depth research analysis in conjunction with execution excellence. Moelis Australia Asset Management offers investors a specialist direct asset management capability in alternative asset classes, including real estate and infrastructure, via funds and direct mandates.

To learn more about our equities and asset management businesses in Australia, please visit our Moelis Australia page.


Moelis & Company has established strategic alliances in Mexico and Japan allowing us to offer local expertise and expand our global footprint.

Alfaro, Dávila y Scherer, S.C. (ADS) is the leading independent financial advisory firm in Mexico. Founded in 2003, the company advises a select number of clients on strategic mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital raising and financial restructurings.

SMBC is one of the largest banking groups in Japan offering consumer and corporate banking services. SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., a subsidiary of SMBC, is a leading Japanese securities firm that provides a broad range of financial services.


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