Our Business

ABOUT US
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 21 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 &
Acquisitions

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.

Shareholder
Defense

We provide 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.

Capital Structure
Advisory

Having completed over 400 assignments involving more than $1 trillion of liabilities, we partner our world class Capital Structure Advisory team with our industry bankers, to deliver tailored advice and solutions to our corporate and investor clients in all types of liability-driven capital structure situations and challenges. Our team is comprised of over 70 bankers many with decades of experience, representing all sector verticals. Our advisory services include Liquidity Assistance, Covenant Compliance, New Capital Sources, Capital Structure Optimization and Debt Restructuring. 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 Capital Structure Advisory capabilities, please visit our transactions page.

Capital Markets
Advisory 

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.

Private
Funds

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.

Capital
Solutions

We advise financial sponsors and private asset managers on portfolio optimization, with a primary focus on recapitalizing single assets or concentrated portfolios. The Capital Solutions Group also offers liquidity solutions to minority shareholders and raises capital on behalf of independent sponsors and de novo platform companies. The team is closely integrated with the Firm’s private funds, capital markets, and industry advisory groups, providing sector expertise and an extensive reach of global investors.

Financial
Institutions

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.

Sovereign
Advisory

We offer innovative financial advisory services to governments, ministries, state-owned companies and sovereign wealth funds. With extensive experience working with governments around the world, we provide strategic advice on a broad range of matters, including restructurings, funding, financing and liability management, M&A, and privatizations (IPOs and private sales). Our connectivity and collaboration provide clients with a global perspective that is reinforced by well-established local insight. The key to our client relationships is trust, and when we couple this with confidentiality and our industry and product expertise, the result is differentiated, and unconflicted advice to sovereign entities.

Dispute
Advisory

We help companies, investors, governments and government-related entities navigate and resolve complex high-stakes international arbitrations and commercial disputes. We provide a full suite of strategic advisory services including facilitating access to legal funding for single cases and portfolios of claims, assisting with litigation support, providing financial advice related to settlement negotiations and enforcement proceedings, and designing and executing claim monetization solutions. Our global Dispute Advisory team is able to create incremental value and deliver the best outcome by supporting our clients throughout the resolution process and leveraging the Firm’s best-in-class industry, product and regional expertise.

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