Moelis & Company Company History Timeline

2007
Moelis was founded in July 2007 by Ken Moelis and partners including Navid Mahmoodzadegan and Jeffrey Raich.
In 2007, he resigned from UBS and formed his eponymous firm.
The company started in mid-2007 with some good timing.
2008
In July 2008, Moelis opened its restructuring practice by hiring the co-heads of Jefferies' restructuring and advising on the 22.2 billion reorganization of Delphi Automotive, and the 29.6 billion reorganization of AMR Corp and 17.0 billion merger with US Airways Group.
2009
In June 2009 Mark Aedy joined Moelis as head of EMEA Investment Banking based in the London office.
2010
In 2010, the firm was named Best Global Independent Investment Bank by Euromoney, and Ken Moelis was named Banker of the Year by Investment Dealers' Digest, which pointed out Moelis Company's ability to land high-profile clients such as Advent International, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and Dubai World.
2011
The firm opened a Dubai office in January 2011 while advising the Government of Dubai on the 24.9 billion restructuring of its investment holding company, Dubai World.
IDD also handed Moelis the award in 2011, noting Moelis Company's significant growth in Europe and Asia, and saying the firm is showing no signs of slowing down.
2012
In January 2012, Moelis announced a strategic alliance agreement with the second largest Japanese bank, SMBC and its subsidiary SMBC Nikko.
2014
In March 2014, the firm expanded into South America, opening an office in S o Paulo, Brazil.
In April 2014, the firm completed its initial public offering and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
In June 2014, Moelis established a private funds advisory business with four hires.
2018
In addition to its global breadth and sector expertise, Moelis has also won many accolades for its restructuring practice, having been recognized in The Banker s 2018 Americas and Asia-Pacific Restructuring Deals of the Year Awards.
2019
In late December 2019, the firm was named Best Restructuring Adviser by IFR Magazine.
Employer Type Public Stock Symbol MC Stock Exchange NYSE CEO Kenneth Moelis Co-Presidents Jeff Raich Navid Mahmoodzadegan 2019 Employees All Locations 901.
Founded
2007
Company Founded
Headquarters
New York, NY
Company Headquarter
Founders
Kenneth Moelis
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