Moelis & Company
A Better Way
ABOUT MOELIS & COMPANY

Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.

We offer a better way to support our clients by providing uncompromised advice and world-class solutions that create lasting relationships.

Our diverse team of experienced and talented professionals shares a singular focus on our clients and our people. We measure our performance not by short-term results but by the long-term success of our clients.

Ken Moelis
Chairman & CEO

Ken Moelis is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, a global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.

Mr. Moelis has over 30 years of investment banking experience. Prior to founding Moelis & Company, he worked at UBS from 2001 to 2007, where he was most recently President of UBS Investment Bank and previously Joint Global Head of Investment Banking. Before joining UBS, Mr. Moelis was Head of Corporate Finance at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he worked from 1990 through 2000.

Mr. Moelis serves on the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees, the Wharton Board of Overseers, the Board of the Tourette Syndrome Association, and the Board of Governors of Cedars Sinai Hospital. He holds an undergraduate degree and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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AZAD BADAKHSH
Managing Director - New York

Azad Badakhsh is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Badakhsh has over 14 years of investment banking and advisory experience and is primarily focused on advising clients in the Aerospace & Defense sectors on a wide variety of corporate finance matters. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Badakhsh was a Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at UBS Investment Bank.

Mr. Badakhsh holds a B.S. in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

KRISTIAN BAGGER
Managing Director - London

Kristian Bagger is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Bagger joined Moelis & Company in 2008 after a 20-year career at Deutsche Bank, most recently as a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and previously as Head of Nordic & BeNeLux Investment Banking and Head of the Industrials, Consumer and Healthcare Industry Groups. While at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Bagger built leading franchises in the Nordic and BeNeLux regions and served on Deutsche Bank's European Investment Banking Management Committee. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Bagger was an investment banker at Smith Barney. Over the years, Mr. Bagger has advised clients in a variety of industries on the full spectrum of corporate finance matters, specializing in mergers & acquisitions.

Mr. Bagger holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.

LIAM BEERE
Managing Director - London

Liam Beere is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Beere has 25 years of investment banking experience, and was previously a Managing Director and Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at UBS Investment Bank. Mr. Beere has advised companies from a broad range of industries on a wide variety of complex transactions including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, demergers, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and private side divestments. Mr. Beere began his investment banking career at SG Warburg in 1992, which was acquired by UBS in 1996.

Mr. Beere holds a B.Sc. from Warwick University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant with Pricewaterhouse.

JULIAN BIGGINS
Managing Director - Sydney

Julian Biggins is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Biggins has nearly 15 years of investment banking experience, primarily covering the real estate industry. Throughout his career, Mr. Biggins has provided capital and transaction advisory services to real estate companies and funds management clients in the Asia-Pacific region. He has experience in global real estate markets and has advised Australian companies acquiring real estate or real estate businesses in the United States, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Japan and China.

Mr. Biggins holds a Bachelor of Business (Property) in addition to a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) from the University of South Australia.

Headquarters
399 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022, United States
Risk Advisory

Moelis & Company’s Risk Advisory business provides uncompromised advice and highly skilled execution with respect to the complex risk exposures of our clients. Our Risk Advisory professionals include traders, structurers and quants who combine expertise in structured products, securitization, derivatives, risk management and related modeling. We leverage our product and sector specialists to develop tailored solutions, and our multi-functional teams provide a comprehensive suite of services. We evaluate balance sheets and portfolios to identify key risks, provide independent assessments of risk management and reporting, design optimal risk mitigation strategies and implement recommendations best tailored to address the specific needs of our clients.

Given that Moelis & Company does not engage in proprietary trading, our clients can be confident that sensitive information will be safeguarded and our advice will not be influenced by our own positions.

Main Office
10 St. Paul's Churchyard London EC4M 8AL, London, United Kingdom
399 Park Avenue, 5th Floor New York, NY 10022, New York, United States
Recapitalization & Restructuring

Moelis & Company is a leader in recapitalization and restructuring. Since 2008, we have advised on numerous landmark transactions across industries and geographies and have advised on over $435 billion of restructuring transactions on which we have represented companies, creditors, buyers and investors on over 190 assignments throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Our team is comprised of over 50 dedicated restructuring professionals located in New York, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles and Sydney. Since the beginning of 2009, we have consistently been ranked among the top three restructuring advisors in the US, and are currently ranked the No. 3 Restructuring Advisor globally1.

Moelis & Company offers a unique restructuring product. In nearly every assignment, we partner senior restructuring professionals with our leading industry experts to provide the most comprehensive and relevant advice to our clients. Our philosophy is to marry the tailored and focused advice of a boutique with the Capital Markets and Risk Advisory expertise found within large financial institutions. We utilize the firm’s strong relationship network throughout the restructuring process to access capital, identify potential partners and drive support for our transactions. Additionally, our deep relationships throughout the creditor and restructuring communities provide a comprehensive perspective from all constituents. We have no legacy balance sheet positions, nor do we have proprietary investments; this independence is critical to our ability to lead negotiations and maintain the confidence of all parties involved in the restructuring process.

To date in 2014, almost 60% of our company advisory work has been completed out of court and we maintain a highly respected in-court reputation when needed. Our integrated restructuring teams excel in finding the appropriate resolution for our clients and offer a wide range of services, including the following:

COMPANY ADVISORY
Moelis & Company deploys the expertise of our seasoned restructuring professionals alongside the resources of the right multi-disciplinary team to provide superior advice to companies in financial distress. We tailor solutions to fit the needs of the client and the situation based on rigorous analysis, a real time understanding of the capital markets and a deep knowledge of the key facets of restructuring transactions.

CREDITOR ADVISORY
Moelis & Company provides industry leading advice to official and ad hoc committees and individual creditors in restructuring situations. Our balanced practice advises both companies and creditors, which allows us to negotiate consensus building outcomes that maximize risk adjusted returns for our clients. We have an extensive expert testimony track record that allows us to defend the interests of our clients in the most complex situations.

DISTRESSED M&A
Moelis & Company employs the expertise of our industry specialists, M&A professionals and experienced restructuring practitioners in our distressed M&A assignments. We advise both buyers and sellers of distressed companies in a wide range of situations. We have executed 363 sales on behalf of buyers and sellers, advised plan sponsors and sellers and buyers of distressed assets that avoided bankruptcy. The combined expertise of our professionals ensures that our clients receive cutting edge M&A advice that takes into account the current contours of the applicable industry overlaid with the additional complexity that is created by financial distress.

PRIVATE EQUITY SPONSOR ACTIVITY
Moelis & Company’s professionals have deep, long-standing relationships with financial sponsors. In distressed situations, our restructuring team works side by side with our financial sponsor professionals in advising sponsor owned portfolio companies or financial sponsors seeking to acquire distressed businesses.

Main Office
10 St. Paul's Churchyard London EC4M 8AL, London, United Kingdom
399 Park Avenue, 5th Floor New York, NY 10022, New York, United States
One Post Office Square, 38th Floor Boston, MA 02109, Boston, United States
1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1900 Los Angeles, CA 90067, Los Angeles, United States
Dubai International Financial Centre Gate Village 1, Level 2, Suite 203/204 PO Box 506777, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Mergers & Acquisitions

Moelis & Company has advised on many of the largest and most complex M&A transactions since the firm’s inception. We have advised on over 350 M&A assignments totaling over $560 billion in transaction volume globally. Our team of experienced and talented professionals provides uncompromised advice across a wide range of M&A advisory services.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS ADVISORY
Moelis & Company’s professionals have previously established premier M&A franchises on Wall Street and advise clients on mergers, acquisitions, sales and divestitures. Additionally, we have a leading exclusive sales franchise with a strong track record in achieving maximum value for clients in their sale processes. We counsel our clients through all stages of the process as we evaluate strategic alternatives, assess potential acquirers and targets, provide valuation analyses and advise on transaction terms including valuation, structuring, timing and potential financing.

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ADVISORY
Moelis & Company has unique expertise in guiding Special Committees to optimal outcomes and has advised on many high profile Special Committee advisory mandates. The firm helps Special Committees evaluate and negotiate proposals by leveraging decades of transaction experience and a strong understanding of key deal points and the interplay between deal terms and value. Moelis & Company brings a rigorous process and a strong track record of committee assignments to help Special Committees synthesize alternatives and develop the right course of action.

FAIRNESS OPINIONS
Moelis & Company’s M&A professionals have extensive experience providing fairness opinions to Boards of Directors, Special Committees and companies across all industries. We have established a leading reputation for true objective advice in assessing the financial fairness of our client’s transactions.

Main Office
10 St. Paul's Churchyard London EC4M 8AL, London, United Kingdom
399 Park Avenue, 5th Floor New York, NY 10022, New York, United States
One Post Office Square, 38th Floor Boston, MA 02109, Boston, United States
1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1900 Los Angeles, CA 90067, Los Angeles, United States
Dubai International Financial Centre Gate Village 1, Level 2, Suite 203/204 PO Box 506777, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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