Ted Yun has joined Moelis Capital Partners, the private equity unit of Moelis & Co., as a managing partner. He most recently was a founder of managing partner of West Hill Partners. He also has been with DLJ Merchant Banking and J.W. Childs.
Moelis Capital Partners, the private equity business of Moelis & Company, today announced Ted Yun has joined as a Managing Partner. Mr. Yun, who will be based in New York, brings 20 years of investment experience and expertise in building and managing private equity firms.
Mr. Yun has had a long and distinguished investing career, with particular experience in the healthcare services, business services and consumer/specialty retail sectors, and has served on the boards of directors of more than 15 portfolio companies. Mr. Yun spent 11 years at J.W. Childs, where he was a Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee. After his time at J.W. Childs, he was a founder and Managing Partner of West Hill Partners, a private equity firm focused on middle market growth company buyouts. Previously, Mr. Yun worked at DLJ Merchant Banking, The Blackstone Group and Drexel Burnham Lambert.
“Ted has tremendous investment experience and will enhance our ability to originate, evaluate and manage the increased flow of opportunities from our growing relationship network,” said Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company. “His expertise in the healthcare and business services and consumer sectors complements our existing capabilities and best positions Moelis & Company to create value and provide capital solutions to companies in these important sectors.”
Kurt Larsen, Managing Partner of Moelis Capital Partners, added “Ted shares our disciplined investment philosophy and our commitment to creating substantial returns for our investors. Throughout his career, he has worked closely with management teams to find differentiated investment opportunities and to drive value creation. We are very pleased to welcome Ted to Moelis Capital Partners to help us build on the success we have had to date.”
About Moelis Capital Partners
Moelis Capital Partners is the private equity business of Moelis & Company. Moelis Capital Partners specializes in traditional private equity investments in the middle market. It targets investments between $40 million and $80 million and supports Moelis & Company’s clients on key strategic transactions. Moelis & Company’s investment banking business provides financial advisory services and capital raising solutions to clients on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic matters. With over 290 employees, Moelis & Company serves a broad client base through its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.moelis.com.