Moelis announces appointment of new Mergers & Aquisitions MD

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Moelis & Company announced the appointment of Jonathan Kaye as a Managing Director who joins the Firm’s M&A practice responsible for providing best-in-class execution for clients globally.

Additionally, he will be responsible for driving the Firm’s shareholder activist strategy working with companies and management teams in potential and existing dissident shareholder situations.

Kaye joins Moelis & Company from Citi’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group where he was a Managing Director focused on providing strategic M&A advice to clients in the industrial, consumer and technology sectors. He was also a founder of Citi’s shareholder activism practice and was involved in advising companies on defense and in contested situations.

Rick Leaman, Managing Partner of Moelis & Company, said, 'We are delighted to have someone of Jonathan’s caliber and experience join our M&A team. The Moelis platform provides the distinct advantage of being able to give clients truly independent strategic advice in activist shareholder situations. Jonathan and the team will help clients strategically navigate their way through these challenging situations'.

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