Moelis & Company has named Rodney Reid as a managing director and global head of private funds advisory board. Reid joins Moelis & Company in April. Most recently, Reid was senior managing director in the private capital advisory team at Evercore in New York.
New York, January 28, 2021: Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Rodney Reid as a Managing Director and Global Head of Private Funds Advisory based in New York. He joins the firm in April.
Under Mr. Reid’s leadership, Private Funds Advisory will bring together the Firm’s existing capabilities in providing private capital alternatives to financial sponsors ranging from accessing primary capital for new funds and investments to bespoke, private capital solutions for existing portfolio companies and funds. The Private Funds Advisory team will work in close collaboration with the Firm’s financial sponsors advisory bankers globally to further enhance the full suite of services for its critical private equity client base.
Navid Mahmoodzadegan, Co-President of Moelis & Company, said: “Over the past few years we have seen an exponential expansion of capital available for alternative assets, creating more avenues for financial sponsors to access diverse capital sources for new and existing funds and, increasingly, a breadth of capital for portfolio companies beyond traditional IPOs or strategic asset sale exits. The integration of our fundraising and secondary advisory businesses under Rodney’s leadership, combined with the Firm’s leading financial sponsor and M&A capabilities, positions us to deliver a range of strategic, customized solutions to our clients across the entire private equity lifecycle.”
Mr. Reid joins Moelis & Company with more than 20 years of financial services experience. He was most recently a Senior Managing Director in the Private Capital Advisory team at Evercore in New York. Previously, he was the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Head of Secondary Advisory at UBS in London.
Jeff Raich, Co-President of Moelis & Company, added: “As an industry leader in private capital solutions for financial sponsors, Rodney has been at the forefront of many of the largest and most innovative GP-led secondary and capital raising transactions globally. He brings tremendous experience to our financial sponsor clients at a time when there is increased emphasis by the sponsor community on innovative portfolio management and optimization solutions.”
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