Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

Stan Lai
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 3550

Stan Lai is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company in the Capital Solutions group, focusing on structured primary and secondary equity transactions for sponsor backed companies. Mr. Lai has over 27 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience, advising on a broad range of capital raising solutions for both public and private clients across all sectors. His expertise includes IPOs, follow-ons, convertibles, 144A offerings, venture capital, growth and acquisition financings, limited partnerships and royalty financings. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Lai was a Managing Director and Head of Private Placements at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. There he oversaw a leading and diversified private capital advisory platform where he originated, structured and executed a wide variety of privately negotiated equity, mezzanine, structured securities and illiquid portfolio monetization transactions. Prior to that, he worked at Merrill Lynch in the Private Funds Placement Group and at Salomon Brothers as an investment banking associate in the Natural Resources Group. Mr. Lai began his career as an analyst in Deloitte & Touche’s Restructuring Advisory Services practice.

Mr. Lai holds an A.B. from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.