LONDON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
A senior advisory banker who brings 19 years of experience to the Firm
Moelis & Company today announced the appointment of Liam Beere as a Managing Director based in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. A leading mergers & acquisitions practitioner across industries, Mr. Beere will be responsible for deal origination and providing strategic advice to clients globally. He joins the company on 19 September and will be based in London.
Ken Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of Moelis & Company, said, "Liam's appointment will significantly enhance our ability to provide clients with the world class independent advice and solutions they need to remain competitive in today's complex business environment. Our focus remains on our clients and on providing them with high quality uncompromised advice."
Mr. Beere joins Moelis & Company after a 19 year career at UBS Investment Bank, where he was most recently Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, having joined SG Warburg in 1992. He has advised on an extensive list of deals with clients including Capital Shopping Centres, Amcor, Lloyds Banking Group, St. Gobain, Danaher, Scottish and Newcastle, General Electric, SEGRO, Barratt, Bayer, Apax, EQT and Warburg Pincus.
Mark Aedy, Head of EMEA Investment Banking for Moelis & Company, said, "We are delighted to have attracted a banker of Liam's calibre and pedigree to Moelis & Company. He will be a critical partner to our existing industry and regional bankers in identifying and structuring merger and acquisition opportunities and broadening our strategic advice in the corporate and government markets where he has extensive relationships."
He added, "Liam's hire is strategic and part of our global expansion plans to hire best-in-class talent to widen our industry coverage and geographic reach."
About Moelis & Company
Moelis & Company, recently named Best Global Independent Investment Bank by Euromoney, 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 approximately 500 employees, Moelis & Company serves its clients through offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles and Sydney. For more information, please visit http://www.moelis.com.
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