Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Paul Inouye as a Managing Director Providing Strategic Advice to Technology

  Moelis & Company Announces the Appointment of Paul Inouye as a Managing
  Director Providing Strategic Advice to Technology Clients

                   Moelis moves to new offices in Palo Alto

Business Wire

PALO ALTO -- October 22, 2012

Moelis & Company, the global independent investment bank, today announced the
appointment of Paul Inouye as a Managing Director responsible for providing
strategic advice to clients in the technology industry specializing in the
Internet/digital media sector.

Mr. Inouye will be working alongside Kevin Scheetz, a Managing Director who
provides strategic advice to technology companies, in the Firm’s new offices
in University Circle, Palo Alto.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, “Paul brings a wealth
of experience to our already well established technology, media and telecom
team at Moelis & Company. With a growing number of deals taking place at the
nexus of both media and new media, Paul’s hire will enable us to advise
clients on the synergies that exist between companies in these sectors.”

With more than 22 years of investment banking experience in Silicon Valley,
Mr. Inouye joins Moelis & Company from Perella Weinberg Partners where he
worked with technology clients. Before joining Perella, he was a Managing
Director and Head of Lehman Brothers Internet Banking Group. During his
career, he has worked at Morgan Stanley, Piper Jaffray and Robertson Stephens
in Silicon Valley.

The Moelis technology team has recently announced a number of transactions
including placement agent on a $168 million equity raise for Lighting Science
Group Corporation, advisor to Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation on
its acquisition of Centerstance, financial advisor to Solarsoft on its sale to
Epicor Software Corporation, and advisor to CDC Software on the sale of its
publicly-traded subsidiary, CDC Software, to Vista Equity for $300 million.

Rick Leaman added: “In just five years, Moelis & Company has built a strong
domestic and international presence in technology. Paul’s relationships with
Internet and digital companies puts us at the forefront of global independent
advice in this important and growing area.”

About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company, recently named Most Innovative Boutique of the Year by The
Banker for 2011 and in 2010 and Best Global Independent Investment Bank by
Euromoney in 2010, is a global investment bank that provides financial
advisory, capital raising and asset management services to a broad client base
including corporations, institutions and governments. With more than 580
employees, Moelis & Company serves its clients through offices in New York,
Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los
Angeles, Mumbai, Palo Alto and Sydney. For more information, please visit
www.moelis.com.

Contact:

New York
Moelis & Company
Andrea Hurst
t: +1 212 883 3666
m: +1 347 583 9705
andrea.hurst@moelis.com
 
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