NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that it has commenced a public offering of 6,000,000 shares of Class A common stock to be sold by the Company.
The proceeds of the shares of Class A common stock being offered will be used to repurchase the same number of shares of Class A common stock or partnership or other equity interests that are exchangeable or convertible into shares of Class A common stock from certain of the Company’s Managing Directors and former employees; as a result, the number of fully diluted shares of Class A common stock outstanding, which includes all outstanding shares of Class A common stock and partnership and other equity interests exchangeable into shares of Class A common stock, will not increase. Moelis & Company will not retain any proceeds from the sale of shares of Class A common stock. The Company is conducting the offering to facilitate organized liquidity in its Class A common stock and to increase the public float of its Class A common stock.
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. The offering will be made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement, prospectus and prospectus supplement filed by the Company. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may be obtained from Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282 telephone: (866) 471-2526, facsimile: (212) 902-9316 email: firstname.lastname@example.org or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewater, NY 11717, or telephone: 866-803-9204.
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. The Firm assists its clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors. Moelis & Company’s experienced professionals advise clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings, capital markets transactions, and other corporate finance matters. The Firm serves its clients with about 700 employees in 19 geographic locations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.