Our Sovereign Advisory team offers 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.
Moelis & Company’s global energy team comprises over 40 sector bankers covering the full energy value chain. The team, led by eight Managing Directors, works from hubs in Houston, London and New York and is complemented by global partners in Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Sydney and São Paolo. The Firm also has in-house Acquisition & Divestiture technical capabilities as well as a former Institutional Investor-ranked oil and gas analyst.
The senior members of our energy team derive from leading energy bulge bracket institutions and independent firms and also include former industry executives. In aggregate, the team has over $700 billion of energy-related global M&A, capital markets and debt restructuring transaction experience for Major Oil, National Oil, E&P, R&M and oilfield service clients. The team is closely integrated with our leading chemicals, infrastructure and utilities groups to provide a seamless global energy offering to our clients.
Since Moelis & Company was founded in 2007, the Firm has maintained one of the industry’s premier Technology, Media and Telecom coverage teams comprised of 12 Managing Directors. These highly experienced bankers serve clients across the TMT spectrum, including premium content/entertainment, digital media/OTT, television networks, television & radio broadcasting, cable & wireless providers, outdoor advertising, print media, hardware, semiconductors, electronics, software and beyond. Paired with M&A, restructuring, and capital markets advisors, the team provides uncompromised, innovative solutions to their clients from offices around the world including TMT hubs like Hong Kong, London, Japan, San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.
Present in every major market around the world with 17 offices, our global connectivity results in deal teams that are uniquely structured to provide clients with unparalleled regional, product and industry-specific expertise. Moelis & Company excels at executing complex cross-border transactions on behalf of governments, large multinational corporates, and financial sponsors by offering a deep understanding of local regulations and markets that only comes from a strong on-the-ground presence.
Since opening its Dubai office in October 2010, Moelis & Company has grown to one of the largest and most experienced independent advisory businesses in the Middle East and Northern Africa region (MENA). The team’s unparalleled transaction execution and regional government experience has allowed it to rapidly emerge as leading advisor on the region’s largest and most significant deals. The ability to build a strong local franchise with global connectivity and well-diversified expertise has earned the team Euromoney Magazine’s Best Investment Bank in the U.A.E. distinction in both 2016 and 2013.
The Asian growth markets continue to provide significant opportunities for both inbound and outbound investment. Since opening our Hong Kong and Beijing office in 2011 and our Mumbai office in 2012, Moelis & Company has utilized its global connectivity to advise on complex, marquee transactions, both within the region and cross-border. Our bankers in Asia draw from decades of experience to provide custom tailored, independent advice to local clients as well as clients looking for inbound investment opportunities.
Moelis & Company also maintains a strategic alliance with SMBC Nikko in Japan – one of the world’s largest commercial banks. The partnership has allowed both firms to provide greater connectivity, better insights, and local expertise to their clients.