Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

Jared Dermont
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 3875

Jared Dermont is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in M&A and Restructuring & Recapitalization advisory. Mr. Dermont has over 20 years of financial services experience advising companies, equity investors, creditors and government entities across a broad range of industries and geographies. His domestic and cross-border M&A experience includes both buy-side and sell-side assignments as well as Special Committee representations. Mr. Dermont’s financing expertise includes senior secured debt financings, DIP financings, exit financings, second lien loans, convertible notes, rights offerings, preferred stock investments and common equity investments. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Dermont was a Managing Director at Rothschild, Inc. where he focused on global M&A and restructuring transactions.

Mr. Dermont holds a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University.

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William Q. Derrough
Managing Director & Co-Head of Recapitalization & Restructuring Group
New York

T: +1 212 883 3830

Bill Derrough is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Recapitalization & Restructuring Group at Moelis & Company. Mr. Derrough has extensive experience advising all types of parties in major restructurings including companies, boards of directors, creditor groups, unions and governmental entities and has been instrumental in helping build-out the Firm’s restructuring franchise. Under his leadership, Moelis & Company has established one of the world’s leading R&R teams, which has advised on more than 250 assignments globally. Mr. Derrough has over 25 years of investment banking experience. From 1998 until joining Moelis & Company, he co-founded and co-headed the Recapitalization & Restructuring Group at Jefferies & Company. While at Jefferies, Mr. Derrough advised a wide spectrum of clients and investors on restructurings, recapitalizations, financings, mergers, and other engagements. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Derrough was a Principal at Doyle & Boissiere, a private investment firm.

Mr. Derrough holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the acting Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee and serves on the Youth INC Board of Directors.

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Peter Dixon
Managing Director
Sydney

T: +61 2 8288 5504

Peter Dixon is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company Australia. Mr. Dixon has over 15 years of experience advising clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, complex restructurings and investment management transactions. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Dixon was a Division Director at Macquarie Capital based in Sydney. Prior to Macquarie Capital, Mr. Dixon worked at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney and Linklaters in London as a corporate advisory and equity capital markets lawyer.

Mr. Dixon holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.

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Michael DiYanni
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4590

Michael DiYanni is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in financial institutions advisory. Since he joined the Firm, he has been instrumental in the execution of numerous market-leading structured credit transactions and advisory assignments. Mr. DiYanni has worked in the investment banking industry for more than 15 years and has extensive experience in the pricing, modeling and structuring of fixed income derivatives and securitizations. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. DiYanni was an Executive Director at JP Morgan in the Fixed Income Group, where he held multiple roles within the structured credit business including heading the North American Franchise Structuring Group, and the Credit Hybrids Pricing and Execution Group. Previously, he was a Director in the Fixed Income Group at Citigroup on the Credit Derivatives Trading desk in New York and London.

Mr. DiYanni holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an M.S. in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics.

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Patrick S. Dunleavy
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4020

Patrick Dunleavy 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 with extensive experience advising institutional investors and providing capital raising services to financial sponsor clients. Previously, Mr. Dunleavy was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Greenhill’s Private and Real Estate Capital Advisory group. Prior to that, he worked as a Managing Director in the Private Fund Advisory group at Lehman Brothers and Lazard. He has more than 11 additional years of private equity experience holding various positions at Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney and Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. Mr. Dunleavy began his career as an M&A attorney at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

Mr. Dunleavy holds a B.A. from Fordham College and a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law.

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Liz Eberhart
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4576

Liz Eberhart is a Managing Director and Head of Human Resources at Moelis & Company. Ms. Eberhart has over 15 years of HR experience, 10 of which were spent at UBS where she was most recently Head of Americas Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities HR Team. Prior to this role, Ms. Eberhart held HR positions for UBS AG in both London and Switzerland as a Client Relationship Manager and Recruiter.

Ms. Eberhart holds a B.S. from the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University.

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David P. Faris
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 3850

David Faris is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in advising clients in the chemicals and materials sector. Mr. Faris has over 20 years of investment banking experience and has advised on a wide variety of domestic and international transactions, including M&A, debt and equity financings, restructurings and leveraged buyouts. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Faris a Managing Director in the Chemicals Investment Banking group at Credit Suisse. Before that, he worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette providing a broad range of investment banking services to chemical and other general industrial companies.

Mr. Faris holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

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Ted Ferguson
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 6354

Ted Ferguson is a Managing Director and Chief Information Officer at Moelis & Company. Mr. Ferguson has over 25 years of information technology experience. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Ferguson was Chief Technology Officer at Shearman & Sterling overseeing global technology services. Prior to that, Mr. Ferguson was Chief Information Officer at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Freidman, where he was responsible for the firm’s technology platforms, processes and services. He was also previously Director of Information Technology at Ropes & Gray.

Mr. Ferguson holds an M.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in International Relations from Cornell University.

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Jay Finney
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 3821

Jay Finney is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in M&A advisory. Mr. Finney has extensive experience working with domestic and multinational companies on a broad range of complex M&A transactions. Previously, Mr. Finney was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse in the M&A Group. In that role, he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing a full spectrum of public and private M&A transactions across a variety of industries, with a focus on industrial companies, and related coverage of corporate clients as well as private equity firms. Mr. Finney was also a member of the Investment Banking Advisory Committee at Credit Suisse.

Mr. Finney holds a B.S. in Corporate Finance and Investment Management from the University of Alabama, and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

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Timothy Fitzsimmons
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 5838

Tim Fitzsimmons is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company in the Private Funds Advisory business. He has over 17 years of investment banking experience, providing capital raising, secondary and other independent advisory services to private fund sponsors and limited partners. Previously, Mr. Fitzsimmons worked in Credit Suisse’s Private Funds Group marketing private market investment opportunities across a number of strategies including buyout, growth, private debt and real assets. Prior to Credit Suisse, he spent four years in Citigroup’s Global Loan Capital Markets and Investment Banking groups. Mr. Fitzsimmons began his career as an analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers Securities.

Mr. Fitzsimmons holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University.

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Robert J. Flachs
Managing Director
Los Angeles

T: +1 310 443 2326

Rob Flachs is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Flachs was most recently a Managing Director in the Restructuring & Recapitalization Group at Jefferies & Company. Mr. Flachs was part of a core team that advised on over 125 transactions representing nearly $200 billion. While at Jefferies, Mr. Flachs specialized in advising companies and creditors in recapitalizations, in-court and out-of-court restructurings, financings and distressed M&A in a wide variety of industries. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Flachs was an attorney at both Guth Rothman & Christopher and Irell & Manella.

Mr. Flachs graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles and holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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John Garrett
Managing Director
Sydney

T: +61 2 8288 5409

John Garrett is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company Australia. Mr. Garrett has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry across property investment sales, equity research, sales trading, risk arbitrage, long/short and special situations. Most recently, Mr. Garrett was Head of Hedge Fund Sales at UBS Investment Bank. Mr. Garrett joined UBS in 1996 as a REIT analyst on the Australian Equities Research team and was responsible for REIT trading/sales from 1997 through 2002. Between 2002 and 2007, Mr. Garrett was Head of Sales Trading at UBS.

Mr. Garrett holds a Bachelor of Business in Property/Valuation and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is also an Accredited Level 1 and Level 2 Derivatives Advisor on the Australian Securities Exchange and Chi-X Australia.

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Abhinav Gattani
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3560

Abhinav Gattani is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he advises clients in the technology sector on corporate finance matters. Mr. Gattani has over a decade of investment banking experience and has completed a number of high profile transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and leveraged buyouts. During his career, Mr. Gattani has advised a broad spectrum of marquee technology and non-technology clients globally, focusing on digitization, software, services, networking, digital media and internet sectors. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Gattani was an Senior Associate in Global Technology Investment Banking at Citigroup and an Associate at Goldman Sachs. He was also formerly a Senior Manager at Oracle Corporation, where he focused on business development, strategy and product management.

Mr. Gattani holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Honors from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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Manisha Girotra
Chief Executive Officer of Moelis India
Mumbai

T: +91 22 6174 1300

Manisha Girotra is Chief Executive Officer of Moelis India. Ms. Girotra has more than 25 years of investment banking experience, with extensive cross-border M&A expertise across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Ms. Girotra was CEO and Country Head of UBS in India managing its investment bank, commercial bank, markets, equity research and wealth management divisions. Previously, she was Head – North India of Barclays Bank. Ms. Girotra began her investment banking career at ANZ Grindlays in London. She has appeared in Business Today’s “25 Most Powerful Women in Business in India” for the past six years as well as Fortune India’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” in 2014 and 2015.

Ms. Girotra holds a degree from St. Stephen’s College and received a gold medal for her Master’s Degree from the Delhi School of Economics. She currently serves on the boards of Ashok Leyland, Mindtree and Jio Payments Bank.

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Stuart Goldstein
Managing Director
Los Angeles

T: +1 310 443 2380

Stu Goldstein is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in advising clients across the technology sector. Mr. Goldstein has over 20 years of investment banking experience and has provided strategic advisory services to technology companies on the full spectrum of corporate finance matters, with an emphasis on M&A transactions. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he held several senior level positions at Citigroup including Head of West Coast Technology Investment Banking and Managing Director in the M&A group. Previously, Mr. Goldstein was a law clerk for the Honorable Anthony J. Scirica of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Goldstein holds a B.S in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.