Greg Shaia Joins Moelis

Greg Shaia has joined Moelis & Co. as a managing director leading coverage of the consumer and retail sector. He previously was with Bear Stearns, as head of retail and apparel investment banking.

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Moelis & Company announced today that Greg Shaia has joined the firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Shaia, who has almost 20 years of investment banking and private equity experience, will lead the firm's coverage effort in the consumer and retail sector.

Mr. Shaia joins from Bear Stearns where he most recently was the Head of Retail and Apparel Investment Banking. While at Bear Stearns, Mr. Shaia built a leading franchise advising retail and apparel companies on a wide variety of corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, public and private equity and debt financings, and financial restructurings. Prior to joining Bear Stearns in 2004, Mr. Shaia was a Managing Director and ran Soft-Lines and Broad-Lines Retail and Apparel Investment Banking at Citigroup and before that was a Principal in the Consumer and Retail Investment Banking Group at Deutsche Banc Alex Brown.

Greg's expertise and extensive relationship network in the consumer and retail industry will be critical to Moelis & Company as we strengthen our coverage of this important sector, said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. Hiring Greg is consistent with our strategy of attracting world-class talent to lead our expansion into new areas of focus and allow Moelis & Company to deliver a full-service advisory franchise to our clients.

About Moelis & Company

Moelis & Company is an investment bank that provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and other corporate finance matters and manages investment funds which integrate capital solutions with the firm's advisory expertise. Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Chicago.