Moelis & Co has announced the appointment of Christopher Young as a Managing Director responsible for providing strategic advice to insurance clients globally.
His appointment strengthens the Firm’s global insurance sector team which already includes John Sipp and Abzal Ayubeally in New York and Caroline Silver in London.
With more than 25 years of investment banking experience, Young joins Moelis & Company from UBS Securities LLC where he was a Managing Director and senior relationship manager in insurance investment banking responsible for origination and execution of mergers and acquisitions and equity and debt financial solutions products. Before joining UBS, Young worked at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. in New York and previously at JP Morgan Securities Inc. in New York and London. In recent years he has worked on some of the largest public insurance sector transactions. In his new role, Young is based at Moelis & Company’s headquarters in New York.
Rick Leaman, Managing Partner at Moelis & Company, said, 'The current economic and business environment presents insurance companies with significant challenges and also many opportunities. Chris’s experience in the industry will enable us to advise clients on strategic and financial initiatives to help them achieve the best possible advantage. Our independent advisory offering, enhanced by our expanded global insurance team, provides the best platform on which to do that'.